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[Medley, Mary Catherine (Taylor) b. 1835 :The old horse on board the Shannon on the line, Sept. 5/71.

Reference Number: A-247-050

A scene showing the 'Dead horse ceremony' on the crossing of the Equator, with a crowd of passengers on the deck, looking up at a horse and rider being hoisted aloft. The scene is moonlit.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Sketches and Wash drawings, related to Mary Catherine Medley, Shannon (Ship), Equator, New Zealand - Social life and customs, Transportation - Passenger traffic, Horses, Passenger quarters, Entertainment and Moonlight.

Part of:
[Medley, Mary Catherine (Taylor) b. 1835 :The old horse on board the Shannon on the line, Sept. 5/71., Reference Number A-247-050 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Ink and wash on paper, 157 x 85 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

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Other copies available: Colour laser printIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-005581)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: [Title]

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