Outer anchorage in a squall, Mazatlan [Mexico], Augt 22nd 1850, 8.am. ... "Query, which is the way to the ship?'''
Mounted in album with PAI4605-PAI4649, PAI4651-PAI4670.; No.43. Technique includes scraped highlights. 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 dreadful 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).
Edward Gennys Fanshawe
Original size: 125 mm x 173 mm
- Image reference: PZ4650
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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