I have been making these for Visit My Harbour so I might as well post it here. A portrait of Whitby will be coming up soon.
The only other depiction of an arrival at Whitby was by Bram Stoker, some how I think yours is the more plausible.
Whitby really plays the Dracula card big timeShops, pubs, Dracula Hot Sauce, Candles
Assuming it is the same Whitby it has significance for New Zealanders as a place for ever associated with Captain James Cook, a significant European explorer of New Zealand.
cook is big in whitby – him and Dracula – museums everywhere – film to come