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Sir George Simpson, Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, 1857. 



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined


Henry Graves & Co.
sold by: E.R. Fabre & Cie

1 print / estampe : engraving
Support: 12.000 x 18.600 cm (sheet)
Image: 12.000 x 18.600

Scope and content

Bust in profile; sitter facing to the left of support.
The sitter is Sir George Simpson, Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company. The image depicts a balding man, wearing a white ruffled shirt with black cravat, and black top coat with deep collar.
Although there is the following note on this record: "Blind stamp of printseller's association," no stamp is evident upon examination of this print.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
No restrictions on physical access or on
use for reproduction or publication
Graphic (art)
90: Open
A264-01 Item no. assigned by LAC 3
90: Open
Other accession no.
1978-014 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1978-14-3 Source: Manuscript Division, W.W. Campbell Collection (MG30 D 8)
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Physical condition note
April 1978: condition note: the print is badly foxed and has a large paper remnant glued to the verso.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed in the print recto, b. image, facsimile autograph: G Simpson; v.: in pencil, l.r.: ACC. NO. 1978-14-3 [Archives' notation]. After an examination of the print, the information has been updated and modified in this record. Please note, the accession number is not written on the print; the accession number is written on the label on the mat, produced during the print housing project - sr. From a physical examination, it has not been determined that artist, engraver, and printing and publishing information are correct [there are no printed inscriptions on the work with this information].

Attributions and conjectures
Artist, engraver, publisher notes need substantiation.

Subject heading

1. SUBJ. - PERS. : Portrait of Sir George Simpson (1792-1860)
2. SUBJ. - Portrait : Simpson, Sir George - Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, 1857.


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