Appearance Of The Grand Canary
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Appearance Of The Grand Canary

c1830s. Pen and ink, captioned lower centre, annotated in another hand in ink in lower margin, 6.2 x 19.7cm. Repaired old folds and creases, laid down on old album page.

Caption continues “center bearing West, 4½ leagues.” Annotation reads “Views taken on board the brig Peggy, from Liverpool to the Brazils. G.J. Hutton master – by Lieut. Joiyce [sic] RN.”

Gran Canaria (Grand Canary Island) is part of an archipelago off the Atlantic coast of Northwest Africa. The island, which lies within a Spanish province, was conquered in 1483 by the Crown of Castile under Queen Isabella I. Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL202-6

Price (AUD): $1,650.00  other currencies

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