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Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Details of shipboard life aboard the Duke of Portland. Albatross feathers. 1851]

Reference Number: E-455-f-008

Five albatross feathers glued to the page, with 13 small sketches of life aboard the Ship Duke of Portland, travelling between England and New Zealand. The sketches include four drawings of albatross, two of rigging, three of the artist's cabin, two of sailors reefing the sails, two relating to a trick played on the Schoolmaster, White, and the theft of his cap, one of the Springbok, an American barque.

Key terms:
1 image, related to John Pearse, Duke of Portland (Ship), Springbok (Ship), Albatrosses, Ships - Equipment and supplies, Wit and humour and Passenger quarters.

Part of:
Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856], Reference Number E-455-f (76 digitised items)

Extent: 4 curio(s) 13 drawing(s)13 ink or ink and wash sketches, and four albatross feather, various sizes, attached to album page.. Art works

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: Negatives 1/2-062166 and 1/2-062167 show the top and lower half of the page

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