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3 November 1838


St. Lawrence River

Place of creation


1 watercolour; pencil and watercolour on wove paper; 15.2x23.7 cm (image); 26x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

The title refers to the St. Lawrence River. Title is partially illegible. The subject is a marine scene depicting a view of Hare Island [Île aux Liévres] in the St. Lawrence River. A combined fore and aft and square-rigged masted vessel manned by three seated figures sails in the choppy water near the foreground. Other masted vessels sail in the distance at the horizon.

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 68.

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