fly and undine in dillons bay

Sloop Fly and Schooner Undine – Dillons Bay

H.M. Sloop Fly and Bishop Selwyn’s schooner Undine in Dillons Bay.

Inscribed ‘H.M. Sloop FLY and Bishope Selwyn’s schooner UNDINE in Dillons Bay, Ezra Ma.ga, New Hebrides.’

Watercolour. 1850

Captain Richard Aldworth Oliver (1811-1889).



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Description

Drawn from a sketch made on the spot by Captain Oliver, HMS Fly, on the linen backing, watercolour heightened with white and scratching out on paper.