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5 September 1849


St. Lawrence River

Place of creation

Québec (Province)

1 drawing: pencil and white highlights on wove paper; 12.7x17.4 cm (image); 27x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

A landscape / riverscape depicting a view of buildings, split-rail fences and vegetation along the St. Lawrence River at the Cedars Rapids. The buildings have gable roofs, one having a chimney at the roof apex. There are several islands in the River. The artist has shown the rushing water passing the island at the right of the work.

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] lower.

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