27 September 2006
Captain John Edward Davis, RN (1815-1877)
Mount Sabine in Latitude 71° 50' South and Longitude 169° 0' East - West 40 miles - Discovered by H.M Ships Erebus and Terror January 11th 1841
inscribed as titled and with inscription 'For Mrs Sabine with Captain Crozier's Compliments' on the reverse
watercolour on paper
7 x 9½in. (17.8 x 24.2cm.)
Mrs Sabine (Elizabeth Juliana Leeves (1807-1879).
The Ross family and thence by descent to the present owner.
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