Peterhoff, Shimla, India
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Inscribed, below upper sketch: "End of Pico Island"; centre-left: "si gentil!"; centre: "S [?] C. / A portrait . 1821"; centre-right: "mr blot / from blot"; below lower sketch: "The Cormorant / MRKerr".
Collective Title: From a bound volume, the front cover of which is inscribed: "Lord Mark Original Sketches". First page inscribed: "This book containing my beloved father Lord Mark Kerr's original sketches, scratches & drawings, belonged to & was arranged by my mother Charlotte, Countess of Antrim; and was given to me by himself, after her lamented death. / LLKerr". Second page inscribed: "Given to Letitia Louisa Kerr [1800-1885] by her Affectionate Father M.R. Kerr March 1st 1839".