TitlePassage from Esquimalt to San Francisco, 1886
CategoryCommunication Artifacts, Documentary Artifact
MaterialsOil on canvas
Place MadeMade and purchased in Victoria
Description"Passage from Esquimalt to San Francisco, 1886” by JD McLean (1842-1894). This oil on canvas features HMS Triumph at sea. It is placed in the centre of the painting, with an unnamed smaller vessel to the viewer's right side. The lower half of the background is full with blue, grey, and white crashing waves. Above the horizon line is a dark blue and grey sky with a full moon, to the viewer's right side.
: McLean, JD