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9 August 1848



Place of creation

Québec (Province)

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

Scope and content

A marine scene / landscape depicting a view of the St. Lawrence River towards Île d'Orléans and the mountains on the River's north shore from [a carding mill] on a plateau at Beaumont on the south shore of the River. The dominant feature at the right of the work is a cove bordered by a rise of land covered in vegetation. In the river are two fore and aft rigged sailing vessels. The artist has suggested buildings following the island's shoreline.

Graphic (art)
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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 [31].

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