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August 1852

Place of creation

Québec (Province)

1 watercolour: pencil and watercolour on blue wove paper; 12.1x17.8 cm (image); 27x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

The title refers to the Saint Anne River. A riverscape depicting a view of Rivière Sainte-Anne, a tributary of the St. Lawrence River. In the foreground are exposed rocks where the water is shallow. At the left the land, which rises sharply from the river's edge, is covered in trees and other vegetation. Plant roots have been exposed by soil erosion. at the river's edge. In the background, the shoreline is irregular and covered with trees and other vegetation. Beyond the opposing shore is a mountainous landform.

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 [64].

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