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September 1847



Place of creation

Québec (Province)

1 drawing: pencil and watercolour on blue wove paper; 7.6x12.4 cm (image); 27x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

A marine scene depicting a view of Montreal from the St. Lawrence River. At the left of the work are buildings including the suggestion of two church spires. The masts of a number of sailing vessels moored alongside the shoreline are visible. At the right, Mount Royal rises in the distance with trees and other buildings close to the shoreline. In the water are a fore and aft rigged sailing vessel at the left and an unmasted boat with seated figures closer to the shore at the right.

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) Bruce, page [1] lower.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: date and title provided on the artwork; unsigned. Pencil frame drawn with a straight edge.