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Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 print / estampe : coloured lithograph
Support: 104.500 x 69.300 cm (irregular)

Scope and content

The print depicts a distant view of Québec from Beauport in which most major Buildings can be seen. The view is one of a series done by Whitefield. When accessioned the print was soiled and discoloured and had several tears and losses on all sides.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
A564/X2 Item no. assigned by LAC 70
90: Open
Other accession no.
1974-044 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1974-44-70 Source: transfer from Manuscript Division, MG24 D86. (Boivin Family Papers)

Additional information

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Dated.
Inscription: Inscribed recto: u.c. "WHITEFIELD VIEWS OF NORTH AMERICAN CITIES NO 26" in print; l.l. "DRAWN FROM NATURE BY E. WHITEFIELD. // 1 Point Levi side / 2 Citadel / 3 Parliament House / 4 English Cathedral / 5 French Cathedral / 6 Free Scotch Church / 7 Ursuline Nunnery / 8 St. Andrews Church / 9 Methodist Chapel / 10 Church on the Explanade [sic]" in print; l.c. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1852 by E. Whitefield in the Clerks Office of the district Court of the Southern district of New York. / Quebec. / From Beauport / Published by E. Whitefield, Québec" in print; l.r. " // St. Patricks Church. / 12 Gas Works. / 13 Hospital of Sisters of Charity. / 14 Martello Tower. / 15 Hookes and McDougall's Planing Mill. / 16 French Church in St. Johns Suburb. / 17 John Munn's Ship Yard. / 18 French Church in St. Rock's Suburb. / 19 Bridge over the St. Charles River. / 20 Marine Hospital. // LITH. OF ENDICOTT & CO. NEW YORK" in print; below image, across bottom - the numbers 1 to 20 locating the buildings listed on the lithograph.

Subject heading

1. landscape.
2. paysage.
3. SUBJ. - Landscape : Québec from Beauport - Depicts View of Major Buildings.


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