English School, 19th Century
The brig Robert of Pool sailing in heavy seas off Meloria, approaching Leghorn
inscribed 'The brig Robert of Pool. John Hall Master. On a lee shore tring [sic] to weather in to Leghorn Roads in gale of wind [sic] .'
pen, black ink and watercolour heightened with white
13¾ x 18½in. (34.9 x 47cm.)