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5 August 1852

Place of creation

Québec (Province)

1 watercolour: pencil, watercolour and white highlights on wove paper; 12.5x17.5 cm (image); 27x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

A landscape depicting the Saint Anne Waterfall cascading past the rock formations of the steep-sided gorge of the Saint Anne Canyon. Water mist rises above the Fall. The roots of the conifer trees growing on each side of the Fall have been exposed by erosion. The background consists of a densely wooded area.

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 [65].

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