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Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[People and water on board the Duke of Portland, 1851]

Reference Number: E-455-f-009

From top left: "Polly" [a small girl in bonnet, shawl, dress, pantaloons]; "Steerage passenger [a seated man seen in profile]; "Beloved White, newly cap'd from the Ship's stores [a man in a cap, head and shoulders only]; "Leakage unbearable. Change from fore and aft to athwartships" [bunks in a cabin, rearranged to avoid leaks?]; "How the water came in from sea knee deep on Quarter Deck 8th Sept '51 [Water flowing past ship's rigging]; "an intermediate tryng what he could do in the shaving line" [one man shaving another]; "Mrs Adams" [head and shoulders portrait of a woman]; "Doing the agreeable on poop" [a man at the ship's wheel, two others smoking pipes and chatting to three seated women]; "Miss Jackson" [a seated woman sewing]; "Dan" at the wheel" [a sailor steering]; [untitled sketch of two sailors]; "Joe" [head and shoulders portrait]; "Tete a tete on poop" [a family in conference]; "Mrs Adams" [a second portrait of Mrs Adams in her bonnet]; 'The naughty lad sent aft for a day to [tr]y the diet of bread and water, because [he] didn't or wouldn't etc, and saucy wherewithal!! [a boy seated alone and gazing out to sea]; ""George alia Jombo, Sambo, Snowball, Darkie, Blackie, Cootes" [head and shoulders of a black man]; "Miss Hood" [head of a woman]; [unidentified portrait of a seated girl]; "Russian stop practised on board because they had nothing else to do!" [several men marching with raised knees]; "Captain and Jack at the wheel" [a man with a bowler hat and a boy with a tam o' shanter hat]; "Bobbing for raisins" [a group of children trying to reach raisins tied up with string].

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

Extent: 21 drawing(s)Ink and wash, sizes vary. Art works

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