Crossing the Line.
Published by Mess.rs. Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, Paternoster Row, Jan.y.1.1810.
Hand-coloured aquatint with large margins. Plate: 250 x 185mm, (9¾ x 7¼").
Plate from Thomas and William Daniell's 'Picturesque voyage to India; by way of China'. A crew surround four figures dressed in furs, one sits in a tub. A traditional celebration to crossing the Equator.
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