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30 July [1848]



Place of creation

Québec (Province)

1 drawing: pencil, watercolour and white highlights on blue wove paper; 12.2x18 cm (image); 27x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

The title refers to the St. Lawrence River. A marine scene depicting a view of Île d'Orléans and the St. Lawrence River from the south shore at Beaumont. The land forms to the left and right of the work are part of one of the coves at Beaumont. Several masted sailing vessels sail close to the entrance of the cove beyond which is Ïle d'Orléans in the distance. In the foreground at the right the artist has depicted the vegetation in some detail; plants with lanceolate leaves and clustered red flowers.

Graphic (art)
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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 [27].

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