The following detailed description on the topography is written in pencil on the original paper support (verso).
Trinidad looking from Cape la Brea. The Island in the left hand corner from the entrance of the Gulf of Paria called The Dragons Mouth, and in the long reach of the Bay ending just over the heads of the two small figures on the right is the city of the Port of Spain.
Condition: Discoloration of the primary support. The watercolour has been treated by an accredited paper conservator.