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'Outer anchorage in a calm, Mazatlan [Mexico], Augt 17th 1850'

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Object ID PAI4649
Description No. 42 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', shown at anchor here, being at Mazatlan on the Mexican Pacific coast (15 August- 9 October 1850), see PAI4648. In 1879 a lighthouse (El Faro) was built on the conical hill shown. Fanshawe did three views at Mazatlan in 1850 (PAI4648 - PAI4650) and one in 1851 (PAI4699).
Date made 17 August 1850

Artist/Maker Fanshawe, Edward Gennys
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials watercolour
Measurements Sheet: 126 x 178 mm
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