Sketchbooks and albums, Admiral Sir Edward Gennys Fanshawe (1814–1906), Fine art, Prints, drawings and watercolours

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'Panama, March 1850'

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Object ID PAI4643
Description No. 36 in Fanshawe's Pacific album, 1849 - 52. Fold-out panoramic drawing on two joined sheets, the right one stuck down to the album page which is captioned by the artist below the image, as title. A view from seaward of Panama, then a small town on the Pacific coast of the Isthmus of Panama, with the distinctive white Cathedral in the centre and ships at anchor in the bay to the right. Drawn around or after 7 March, when Fanshawe's 'Daphne' arrived at Taboga island, in the bay of Panama. He preserved four views of Panama, all made in March 1850: the others are PAI4641, PAI4644 and PAI4646.
Date made March 1850

Artist/Maker Fanshawe, Edward Gennys
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials watercolour
Measurements Sheet: 87 x 515 mm
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