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5 July 1838



Place of creation

Québec (Province)

1 watercolour; pencil, watercolour and white highlights on wove paper; 16.5x25 cm (image); 26x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

The subject is a marine scene / landscape depicting the waterfront of the Coves at Quebec. A row of buildings follow the shoreline below a cliff with vegetation. At the left of the work is a view of the St. Lawrence River and the opposing shore with two fore and aft rigged vessels and a smaller manned boat in the water. A wharf extends into the River.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
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 39.

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