Recherche de fonds d'archives


Recherche dans :  Bibliothèque, Recherche avancée d'archives, Ancêtres, Images, Recherchez tout

Pour formuler un commentaire, veuillez communiquer avec webservices@lac-bac.gc.ca

Aide à la recherche


Attention :  La notice descriptive est en traitement. Il se peut que ces documents ne soient pas encore disponibles pour fin de consultation.



Description trouvée dans les archives

Date(s)

6 November 1838

Lieu

Gulf of St. Lawrence River

Lieu de création

Québec (Province)

1 drawing: pencil on wove paper; 16x24 cm (image); 26x36 cm (folio)

Portée et contenu

A rough sketch of a genre scene / marine scene depicting sailors working on a gun deck of the HMS INCONSTANT. Two sailors stand shoulder to shoulder facing a mast with their backs to the viewer to the right of the ship's wheel. The sailor on the left is outstretching his left arm with his hand on a spoke. Each is wearing wide-legged, straight-cut trousers and a frock tucked into the trousers. The frock has a sloping shoulder line with gathers falling down from the neck. Both wear round-cut collars and broad-brimmed hats with low, flat crowns. At the right of the work, are four ship's guns mounted on carriages and extending through the gunports. The pommelions and breech mouldings are visible. To the right of the furthest gun, a ladder extends to the rigging. Above the guns, shrouds and ratlines form a net. In the distance, two sailors are conversing below a square-rigged sail. The artist has shown the fore and aft curvature of the ship.

Documents iconographiques (art)
99: Fermé pour fins de traitement
Volume
16
99: Fermé pour fins de traitement
No de référence archivistique

Modalités d'utilisation

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

Information additionnelle

Note sur la description matérielle
Album of Mary Louisa Lambton, page 72.

Signatures et inscriptions
Inscription: signature (MLL, date and title written on the artwork. Pencil frame drawn with a straight edge.

Privé

3994633