Sketches of daily life

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Gymnastics of Dressing: no. 1. Our Cabin looking aft - rather out of perspective

These sketches by Thomas Warre Harriott (1824-1908) show passengers and activities on board the barque Mary Harrison. The ‘Gymnastics of Dressing’ highlights the difficulties of living in cramped cabin conditions and rough seas.
 

[Sketches on board the barque Mary Harrison and ashore in Australia, 1852-54 / by T. Warre Harriott]
1824-1908
Thomas Warre Harriott
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a4196038
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Our cabin: looking forward

From Sketches on board the barque Mary Harrison and ashore in Australia, 1852-1855

[Sketches on board the barque Mary Harrison and ashore in Australia, 1852-54 / by T. Warre Harriott]
ca. 1852-1854
Thomas Warre Harriott
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Gymnastics of Dressing: washing in a fresh breeze

From Sketches on board the barque Mary Harrison and ashore in Australia, 1852-1856

[Sketches on board the barque Mary Harrison and ashore in Australia, 1852-54 / by T. Warre Harriott]
ca. 1852-1854
Thomas Warre Harriott
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The Skipper imagines himself a happy parent

From Sketches on board the barque Mary Harrison and ashore in Australia, 1852-1857

[Sketches on board the barque Mary Harrison and ashore in Australia, 1852-54 / by T. Warre Harriott]
ca. 1852-1854
Thomas Warre Harriott
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The Grievous wrong which the Mary Harrison diet did to a poor sailor is here exhibited

From Sketches on board the barque Mary Harrison and ashore in Australia, 1852-1858

[Sketches on board the barque Mary Harrison and ashore in Australia, 1852-54 / by T. Warre Harriott]
ca. 1852-1854
Thomas Warre Harriott
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a4196044
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Gymnastics of Dressing: how we get into our boots

From Sketches on board the barque Mary Harrison and ashore in Australia, 1852-1859

[Sketches on board the barque Mary Harrison and ashore in Australia, 1852-54 / by T. Warre Harriott]
ca. 1852-1854
Thomas Warre Harriott
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a4196046
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How we get into our books

From Sketches on board the barque Mary Harrison and ashore in Australia, 1852-1860

[Sketches on board the barque Mary Harrison and ashore in Australia, 1852-54 / by T. Warre Harriott]
ca. 1852-1854
Thomas Warre Harriott
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Gymnastics of Dressing: the ship often rolls whilst we're brushing our polls

From Sketches on board the barque Mary Harrison and ashore in Australia, 1852-1861

[Sketches on board the barque Mary Harrison and ashore in Australia, 1852-54 / by T. Warre Harriott]
ca. 1852-1854
Thomas Warre Harriott
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a4196048