London, South Kensington
22 September 2005
Henry Ash (fl. 1879-1900)
A collection of 84 sketches, many made whilst on board S.S. Faraday during the 1894 Atlantic Cable Expedition and the 1900 Atlantic Cable Expedition, comprising 28 of Nova Scotia; 13 of Newfoundland; 4 of Cape Ann, Massachusetts; 4 of Cape Cod; 3 of New York; 2 of the Mid Atlantic; 7 of Ireland; 1 of Hastings
all signed 'H.ASH' inscribed and dated between 1879 and 1900
pencil on paper
4 x 6¾in. (10.2 x 17.2cm.)
with a sepia photograph of the crew on board S.S.Faraday; a printed souvenir card of the '1894 Mackay-Bennett Atlantic cable laid by Messers Siemens Brothers & Co for the Commercial Cable Company'
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