Skip to item: of 2
Information about this record Back to top
Open in Universal viewer
Open in Mirador IIIF viewer

'Rough Pencil Sketch from the Point Bungalo Ras Marbut, Aden' by Stafford Bettesworth Haines [‎1r] (1/2)

The record is made up of 1 watercolour and pencil drawing on paper. It was created in 1839-54. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

About this item

Content

Genre/Subject Matter:

View of the verandah of Haines’s bungalow at Ras Marbut [Ra’s Marbūţ] looking towards Little Aden. Haines sits facing away from the viewer at right, apparently sketching. His wife and another woman stand at centre in profile, looking out to sea. Several chairs, benches and a recliner are placed about the verandah.

In the centre distance, the rocky peaks of Little Aden are visible. Two dhows, one steamer and a three-master are anchored or at sail in the bay.

A latticework screen divides the verandah from the outside at left.

Inscriptions:

Verso The back of a paper sheet or leaf. , in pencil, along left edge: ‘Rough Pencil Sketch from the Point Bungalo Ras Marbut, Aden — Mrs Haines and Mrs [illeg]’

Verso The back of a paper sheet or leaf. , in pencil, upper edge at left: ‘WD3479’

Extent and format
1 watercolour and pencil drawing on paper
Physical characteristics

Dimensions:

213 (longest edge) x 445 mm

Materials:

Watercolour and pencil on paper

Condition:

Heavy surface dirt coats the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. and verso The back of a paper sheet or leaf. , especially at edges. The paper is cracked along the upper edge but has been stabilised by conservators. Unevenly sized paper.

Written in
English in Latin script
View the complete information for this record

Use and share this item

Share this item
Cite this item in your research

'Rough Pencil Sketch from the Point Bungalo Ras Marbut, Aden' by Stafford Bettesworth Haines [‎1r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, WD3479, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023646451.0x000002> [accessed 21 November 2018]

Link to this item
Embed this item

Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.

<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023646451.0x000002">'Rough Pencil Sketch from the Point Bungalo Ras Marbut, Aden' by Stafford Bettesworth Haines [&lrm;1r] (1/2)</a>
<a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023646451.0x000002">
	<img src="https://images.qdl.qa/iiif/images/81055/vdc_100023331932.0x000001/WD3479_0001.jp2/full/!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" />
</a>
IIIF details

This record has a IIIF manifest available as follows. If you have a compatible viewer you can drag the icon to load it.https://www.qdl.qa/en/iiif/81055/vdc_100023331932.0x000001/manifestOpen in Universal viewerOpen in Mirador viewerMore options for embedding images

Use and reuse
Download this image