3 Sept 1847
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A watercolour showing a view of the Jersey coast, probably Norman Point. The sea is shown in the foreground, with the island shown behind. A sunset is shown in the background. Inscribed below mounted sheet: Isle of Jersey - Albert del Sept: 3. 1846 begun on board & finished afterwards. On 2 September 1846, Queen Victoria sailed from Osborne House to Jersey with her husband, Prince Albert and some of their children. The Royal family anchored off the island until 5 September 1846. In her journal entry of 3 September 1846, Queen Victoria describes how she and Prince Albert "both sketched [from the Royal Yacht] & Albert did a beautiful sketch of Norman Point".
Descriptive Medium: 'watercolour, touches of bodycolour', 'watercolour, bodycolour (touches of)'