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July 10 - November 12, 1838

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour / aquarelle : watercolour over pencil on wove paper
Support: 31.400 x 21.200 cm
Secondary support: 23.100 x 33.900 cm (irregular)

Scope and content

A view of the seigneury at Beauharnois and the St. Lawrence in the background. Mrs. Ellice stayed at her father-in-law's seigneury from July 10 until November 12, 1838 when she went to Montreal, then Saratoga, N.Y., before returning to England on November 26.
Watercolour removed from album. This work was originally glued to a secondary support. The album page, folio 3, was cut to frame the image that was glued to its verso. Original secondary support and mount attached separately.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
No restrictions on access to originals,
or on use for reproduction or publication.
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-013370
90: Open
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
A068-02 Item no. assigned by LAC 3
Restrictions not set
Other accession no.
1990-215 X DAP

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1990-215-3
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Removed from: album: Katherine Jane Ellice Album

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in pen and black ink, on secondary support recto b. [partially cut off]: The Seignory of Beauharnois. Beauharnois was a huge estate on the south side of the St. Lawrence./[I]t was bought by Alexander Ellice about 1789 & sold by Mr. Edward Ellice between 1850 & 1866.; in pencil, on secondary support recto b.: The Seignory Beauharnois-. [Written over with the former inscription].; in pen and brown ink, on mount recto t.: No 11; in pen and black ink, on mount recto t.: p. 193

Subject heading

1. Québec.
2. landscape.
3. paysage.


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