'Outer anchorage in a squall, Mazatlan [Mexico], Augt 22nd 1850, 8.am. "Query, which is the way to the ship?"'

No. 43 in Fanshawe's Pacific album, 1849 - 52. Captioned by the artist on the album page below the image, as title. For the circumstances of Fanshawe and the 'Daphne' being at Mazatlan on the Mexican Pacific coast (15 August - 9 October 1850), see PAI4648. This drawing shows Fanshawe being rowed out from shore in his gig in dreaful weather. The conical coastal hill in the background today bears the Mazatlan lighthouse (1879). Fanshawe did three views at Mazatlan in 1850 (PAI4648 - PAI4650) and one in 1851 (PAI4699).

Object Details

ID: PAI4650
Type: Drawing
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Fanshawe, Edward Gennys
Places: Unlinked place
Date made: 22 Aug 1850
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 125 x 173 mm
Parts: Album of watercolours of Madeira, Brazil, the Falkland and Pacific Islands, Chile, Panama, Mexico, Vancouver, and California (Album)

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