Light House, Point De Galle, Ceylon
(Type I)


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The Mississippi departed Mauritius on the morning of February 28 with the next stop to be either Point de Galle, Ceylon or Singapore. She reached Point de Galle in the evening of March 10. Point De Galle was a major refueling station of English India steamers. The light house at the port is shown in this lithograph. The expedition remained on Ceylon until March 15.

The titles/lettering read:

  • From nature by Heine. Figures by Brown

  • T. Sinclair's Lith, Phila

  • LIGHT HOUSE, POINT DE GALLE, CEYLON

Bottom edge (binding edge) is ragged. Significant tilt of image (down to the left) of the image on the page.

Paper thickness is 8+mm.

Variations in this lithograph have been recorded. I call this Type I. To see the differences click here.

Landscape Format

Page Size (cm): 29.1x22.6cm

Image Size (cm): Width-23.5, Height-15.8, Diagonal-28.3

 

Attribution: This lithograph has been positively confirmed to be from the Beverley Tucker, Senate Printing (1856), of the Narrative.

 
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