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5 September 1849


St. Lawrence River

Place of creation

Québec (Province)

1 drawing: pencil and white highlights on wove paper; 12x17.6 cm (image); 27x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

A landscape / marine scene depicting a view of the Beauharnois Canal at Cedars [Les Cèdres]. At the left of the work is the spire of Saint-Joseph-de-Soulange. At the right edge of the Canal is a bridge house with a gable roof and a chimney at the roof apex. In front of the building is a windlass connected to a lift bridge in the lowered position across the canal. Beyond the bridge, a vessel with a single square-rigged sail moves along the canal into 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 [41] upper.

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