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Date(s)

[1] July 1838

Place

Quebec

Place of creation

Québec (Province)

1 watercolour; pencil and brown wash on wove paper, corners cut diagonally; 16x24 cm (image); 26x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

The subject is a marine scene / townscape depicting buildings at Lower Town and a view of the St. Lawrence River across to buildings at Lévis. The buildings of the Lower Town are situated closely together, most having dormer windows. At the left of the work is partial view of Cap Diamant. There are several masted vessels at the shoreline and a three-masted, square-rigged vessel and a manned boat in the River. In the background, hills rise behind Lévis.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
Volume
16
99: Closed pending processing
Archival reference no.

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977). Copyright: expired/périmé.

Additional information

Physical description note
Album of Mary Louisa Lambton, page 33.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: signature (MLL) and date on the artwork; title written on the album page. Pencil frame drawn with a straight edge.

Private

3994589