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Date(s)

June 23, 1838

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour / aquarelle : watercolour over pencil on wove paper
Support: 23.000 x 15.900 cm
Secondary support: 23.000 x 32.500 cm (irregular)

Scope and content

A view of Quebec, the St. Lawrence, and mountains as seen from the Batteries. In her diary on June 23, 1838, Mrs. Ellice writes about sketching on the Batteries, and how much she likes the view.
Watercolour removed from album. This work was originally glued to a secondary support. The album page, folio 14, was cut to frame the image that was glued to its verso. Original secondary support and mount attached separately.
New colour transparency produced from original 03.01.01; colour had shifted in original transparency.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
Physical access through an art archivist
. No restrictions on use for reproduction or publication
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-013382
90: Open
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
Box
A069-01 Item no. assigned by LAC 14
90: Open
Other accession no.
00014
1990-215 X DAP

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1990-215-14
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
Inscribed.
Inscription: in pencil on secondary support recto b.: View from the Battery Quebec; in pen and brown ink, on mount recto t.: No 10.; in pen and black ink, on mount recto b.: p 174.

Subject heading

1. Québec.
2. landscape.
3. paysage.
4. GEOG - QUE., QUEBEC CITY - PARTS OF CITY, ESPLANADE.
5. GEOG - QUE., QUEBEC CITY - BUILDINGS, JESUIT'S CHURCH.

Private

Other system control no.

2836910