Courtesy of Nova Scotia Museum | Licence: Public Domain
Courtesy of Nova Scotia Museum | Licence: Public Domain

View of Shelburne Harbour

Date

c. 1787?

Artist

Attributed to Capt. William Booth

Collection

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From the Collection

Description

Watercolour (ink & colour wash) on paper showing view of Shelburne Harbour. Dark scrub ground in foreground, distant fencing and houses at left; gambrel-roofed building to right of centre; trees, hills, building in far distance at right. Paper has been glued to heavy card page of an 1893 calendar. Believed to have been painted by Capt. William Booth, Royal Engineers, 1787 (unsubstantiated).

Inscription

N/A

Descriptive medium

Watercolour (ink and colour wash) on paper. Glued to heavy card (a 1893 calendar page).

Image Licence

Image Credit

Courtesy of Nova Scotia Museum

From the Watercolour World

Location

Shelbourne, Nova Scotia, Canada

Country

Medium