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Description found in Archives

Date(s)

13 July 1838

Place

Queenston

Place of creation

Ontario

1 drawing: pencil on blue wove paper, corners cut diagonally; 8x14.5 cm (image); 26x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

The subject is a riverscape / marine scene depicting a view from the Niagara River of surrounding vegetation and the first Brock's Monument on Queenston Heights. The monument has a columnar structure and the viewing platform is visible at the top. At the right of the work a two-masted fore and aft rigged vessel is sailing on the River.

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 47.

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

Private

3994615