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'Outer anchorage in a squall, Mazatlan [Mexico], Augt 22nd 1850, 8.am. "Query, which is the way to the ship?"'

PAI4650
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Object ID PAI4650
Description No. 43 in Fanshawe's Pacific album, 1849 - 52. Captioned by the artist on the album page below the image, as title. For the circumstances of Fanshawe and the 'Daphne' being at Mazatlan on the Mexican Pacific coast (15 August - 9 October 1850), see PAI4648. This drawing shows Fanshawe being rowed out from shore in his gig in dreaful weather. The conical coastal hill in the background today bears the Mazatlan lighthouse (1879). Fanshawe did three views at Mazatlan in 1850 (PAI4648 - PAI4650) and one in 1851 (PAI4699).
Date made 22 August 1850

Artist/Maker Fanshawe, Edward Gennys
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials watercolour, with scratching out
Measurements Sheet: 125 x 173 mm
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