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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; 8.3x12.2 cm (image); 27x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

A riverscape / marine scene depicting a view of the Richelieu River and buildings along one shoreline from the water. A two-masted sailing vessel with sails furled and one seated figure is close to the shore. Another sailing vessel with fore and aft rigging sails in the distance.

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] lower.

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