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Artist unknown :New Year's Eve on the Line on voyage home from New Zealand, Decr 31st, 1864.

Reference Number: B-064-022

Shows passengers relaxing on a ship's deck with birds, a dog; a ship's bell inscribed "Royal Dan", presumably for Royal Dane, Queensland emigrant clipper. Passengers include one man with a small boy bouncing on his ankles, while another waits his turn; two adult women, one reading, the other sewing; a small girl embroidering; and an older girl. The woman sitting below the other passengers at the front, reading, a large dog at her side, is likely to be Mrs Lloyd, as identified on the back of the watercolour.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Captain Davis, Captain R N Alexander, Mrs Alexander, Mrs Davis, Sarah Lloyd, Royal Dane (Ship), Children sewing, Parrots, Dogs, Seafarers, Women, Children playing, Ships - Equipment and supplies, Reading, Birdcages and Passenger quarters.

Part of:
Artist unknown :Watercolours of New Zealand during the Waikato War of 1863 and on the voyage back to England, 1864., Reference Number A-161-031/041 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour on paper 187 x 244 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-000918)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - Capt & Mrs Davis. Capt & Mrs Alexander, R.N. Mrs Lloyd.

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