London, South Kensington
21 May 2008
Jacob Petersen of Copenhagen (Danish, 1774-1854)
The brig Triad of Sunderland in The Sound with Kronborg Castle off her port bow
signed, inscribed and dated 'drawn by J Petersen. 1844' (lower right) and further inscribed 'Brig Triad of Sunderland, Captain George Smith. 1830' (lower left)
pen and black ink and watercolour
18½ x 24¾ in. (47 x 62.8 cm.)
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The 214-ton brig Triad was built at Sunderland in 1826 and owned by Captain George Smith. She traded regularly out of Sunderland to Scandinavia, the Baltic and also to Archangel.
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