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[November] 1838

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 drawing: pencil on wove paper; 17x20 cm

Scope and content

A marine scene depicting a three-masted bark with square rigging and guns sailing on choppy water. The vessel is listing slightly to starboard with the stern facing the viewer. It flies a naval ensign with a union in the canton. The artist has shown details of the sails, the rigging and the gun ports.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
22 Item no. assigned by LAC 12
99: Closed pending processing
Archival reference no.

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977). Copyright: expired/périmé.

Additional information

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: title and date on the back; unsigned.