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4 October 1847

Place of creation

Québec (Province)

1 drawing: pencil and white highlights on blue wove paper; 12.3x18 cm (image); 27x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

A marine scene depicting buildings and single-masted sailing vessels with sails furled alongside the shore of Lac-Saint-Louis at Lachine. At the bottom left of the composition are several exposed rocks and a wooden raft tied to one of them. Further from the shore at the right is a single-masted sailing vessel with fore and aft rigging.

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 [6].

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