These two bands of extremely quick and calligraphic sketches may represent ‘figures’, as Finberg thought,1
or possibly sailing boats (compare folio 37 verso; D20788
; Turner Bequest CCXXVII 35a).
The legibility of the pencil work is impeded by prolonged rubbing between this paste-down and folio 44 verso opposite (D20802
; Turner Bequest CCXXVII 42a).
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