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ca. 1824-25

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 print : line engraving.
Support: 16.600 x 22.200

Scope and content

This print depicts the head and partial torso; 3/4 pose facing right. In addition the border around the portrait includes images of the verso and recto of the medal awarded to Salaberry for his efforts at Chateauguay, as well as a depiction of the battle scene.
Anson Dickinson who painted the portrait moved to Canada in 1818. A.B. Durand, the engraver stopped making engravings in 1836.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Physical access through an art archivist
due to the fragile condition of this album
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-009226
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
1933-235 DAP

Terms of use

Copyright: Expired
Credit : Library and Archives Canada, e010958146

Additional information

According to Michelle Guitard's entry in "The Dictionary of Canadian Biography," in 1824 Jacques Viger, a friend of Salaberry, "undertook to raise a subscription to have an engraving done of Salaberry, 'whose name is already part of history.' The engraver, Asher Brown Durand of New York, did the portrait from a miniature by New York artist Anson Dickinson."

This print is found on page 33 of the Charles Berkeley Scrapbook # 1.

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available.

Subject heading

Salaberry, Charles Michel d'Irumberry de, 1778-1829.


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