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Description found in Archives

Ottawa City, Canada West, (Lower Town) from Government Hill, looking down the Ottawa River and showing the locks of the Rideau Canal. 

Date(s)

1855

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

Publisher

E. Whitefield

1 print / estampe : tinted lithograph, printed in black with blue tint stone and handcoloured with watercolour on wove paper ; 54.8 x 91.6 cm.
Support: cm
Image: cm

Scope and content

A legend is given on the print identifying 9 sites in Ottawa.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
No restrictions on access or on use for
reproduction or publication.
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-000600
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
Volume
1 Item no. assigned by LAC 1
90: Open
Archival reference no.

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, acc. no. R11188-1
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

set: Whitefield's Original Views of North American Cities, No. 35

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Exhibitions note
Exhibition title: History of Art and Artists of Ottawa and Surroundings, 1820-1920. Curators: Pierre Arpin, The Gallery at Arts Court, Ottawa, Ontario; 1993.06.29 - 1993.09.05.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed.
Inscription: on the stone, t.: WHITEFIELD'S ORIGINAL VIEWS OF NORTH AMERICAN CITIES No. [^o] 35.; l.l. DRAWN FROM NATURE BY E. WHITEFIELD; l.c.: Copyright Secured.; b.: OTTAWA CITY, CANADA WEST. / (LOWER TOWN.) / From Government Hill, looking down the Ottawa River and showing the locks of the Rideau Canal. / Ottawa, Published by E. Whitefield 1855.: (Incomplete transcription)

Attributions and conjectures
After the artist Edwin Whitefield.

Varying form of title

Subject heading

1. Ontario.
2. cityscape.
3. vue de ville.
4. GEOG - ONT., OTTAWA - PARTS OF CITY, LOWER TOWN.

Private

Other system control no.

2837427