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24 June 1848


Rivière Richelieu

Place of creation

Québec (Province)

1 drawing: pencil, pencil wash and white highlights on blue wove paper; 8x12.2 cm (image); 27x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

A riverscape / marine scene depicting buildings and vegetation on the shore of the Richelieu River with Mont St. Hilaire in the background. Two masted sailing vessels sail in the river. At the right of the work a wooded area is located on a hill near the shoreline.

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 [23] upper.

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