From a drawing by Richard Short, described and published, 1 March 1764, London, England, James Mason engraver; subsequently painted by D. Serres and published by John Boydell, London, 25 April 1777. This sketch was executed in 1759 while Richard Short was in Halifax during the Seven Years' War, with the British fleet, bound for the siege at Quebec. Short was an amateur artist and the purser on board HMS Prince of Wales.
Artist: Richard Short
Reference: Photo Collection Nova Scotia Archives Places: Halifax: General View
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