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Description found in Archives
28 July 1848
Place of creation
Scope and content
A riverscape / marine scene depicting a view of the St. Lawrence River and Île d'Orléans from the south shore at Beaumont. A manned ship's boat flying a white ensign with a St. George's cross is drawn up on the rocky shore. Some of the figures in the boat are wearing red garments. At the left of the work is a wooded area where the land gradually rises. Below the wooded area is a wooden building and a beached vessel. Several fore and aft rigged sailing vessels sail in the River. The artist has suggested buildings following the shoreline of Île d'Orléans.
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977). Copyright: expired/périmé.
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