- Museum number
- Object: A Patomar
A pencil drawing of a lateen rigged ship with two masts (here called a patomar), figures on deck and banners flying. Inscribed.
On the reverse is a very faint pencil sketch possibly of some rocks or houses in a distant valley.
- Production date
- 1823-1835 (?)
Height: 10.50 centimetres
Width: 12.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- From an album titled: "Worthless Scraps from Many Lands".
A "patomar" or Pattamar, Patimar is a kind of lateen-rigged ship, with one, two, or three masts, common on the west coast [of India] (Hobson-Jobson, p. 687). Also Edye 1834, 10-11.
- Not on display
- The drawing is cut down on all four sides.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Prior to acquisition by the BM the collection was kept in Vancouver (Canada) by the vendor who was a descendant of the artist.
- Registration number