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Norman Point. Jersey dated 3 Sept 1846

Date

3 Sept 1846

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Description

A watercolour showing a view of Norman Point, Jersey. The sea is shown in the foreground, with the Jersey coast shown behind. A tower, probably a fort is shown on an outcrop to the left. Inscribed below mounted sheet: Norman Point. Jersey. - VR del on board the V. & A. Sept: 3. 1846. 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: 'Pencil, watercolour, touches of bodycolour', 'pencil, watercolour, bodycolour (touches of)'

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Location

Noirmont Point, Jersey

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