North Atlantic Ocean
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A watercolour showing a male figure. He is shown full-length, standing and facing forward. He is wearing a a coat and hat and is standing with his hands behind his back.
Inscribed above: "Don Juan" on board "Polynesian" 79.
Inscribed lower left: RS
Russell Stephenson was an old school friend of Princess Louise's husband John Campbell, Marquess of Lorne. Stephenson and his wife were living in Canada around the time Lorne was appointed Governor-General and the two couples often socialised together.
The SS Polynesian was an Allan Line steamship which sailed between Liverpool and Montreal on a regular basis.
Descriptive Medium: 'Pencil and watercolour', 'pencil, watercolour'