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5 September 1849

Place of creation

Québec (Province)

1 drawing: pencil and white highlights on blue wove paper; 12.4x17.8 cm (image); 27x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

A landscape depicting a view of buildings, split-rail fences and vegetation at Cascades Rapids on the St. Lawrence River. At the right of the work is a front gabled building with a door on the gabled façade. The door is surrounded by a trellis partially covered in vegetation. It projects from the façade and curves around the top of the door. The house is surrounded by a [picket] fence. Two figures wearing hats are located in the centre foreground next to part of a split-rail fence. One is holding a pole. In the distance beyond the rapids is a land mass with vegetation and the suggestion of buildings.

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 [42].

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