Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977). | Licence: Copyright Expired
Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977). | Licence: Copyright Expired

HMS Hastings.

9 May 1838.

Mary Louisa Bruce, Countess of Elgin and Kincardine (née Lambton)

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Title

HMS Hastings.

Date

9 May 1838.

Description

The subject is a genre scene depicting a soldier sitting in profile with his back to the rail, splicing line. He is wearing wide-legged trousers, a short jacket with a round-cut collar and a Balmoral bonnet with a diced band and a toorie. In the foreground are several pieces of cloth, some of which appear to be rolled. The roll of cloth nearest to the figure may be a naval ensign. At the right of the work, line is belayed on a cleat next to a fairlead.
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Location

Quebec, Canada

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Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977).

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