|Published||Drawn Etched & Published by Henry Davy Globe Street Ipswich July 2, 1840.|
|Dimensions||Image 125 x 251 mm, Plate 176 x 262 mm, Sheet 189 x 278 mm|
Inscriptions beneath image labelling points of interest; from left to right: 'Left Bank Sir P. Broke's Woods & beyond Alnesbourn Priory. Vessels Anchored off Downham Reach, Right Bank Woolverston Park, Archdeacon Berners. Freston Tower & Road.'
Inscription below title: 'The Orwell Steamer, left the Ipswich Wharf about a 1/4 past Seven June 24, 1840, called at Harwich & Walton on the Naze; arrived at Sheerness 20 minutes past 12, with 380 Passengers, distance about 60 kiles by permission, the company went on board the Lord Howe, 120 Gun-Ship. Left Sheerness at 20 minutes past 2 & arrived as the Wharf Ipswich, at 8 o'clk the same Evening.'
Henry Davy (1793–1865) was an English landscape painter and printmaker active in East Anglia.
Condition: Heavy foxing to sheet.