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[Sketches on board the barque Mary Harrison and ashore in Australia, 1852-54 / by T. Warre Harriott]1824-1908

by Thomas Warre Harriott

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.