A view on the River Orwell, Suffolk, Evening, from the Red Gates; Passengers Land here at Low-Water.

Method Etching
Artist Henry Davy
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
Notes 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.
Framing unmounted
Price £100.00
Stock ID 37790