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[August] 1848



Place of creation

Québec (Province)

1 drawing: pencil and white highlights on blue wove paper; 12.2x18 cm

Scope and content

A marine scene depicting vessels on the St. Lawrence River at Montmorency Falls as viewed from the western end of Île d'Orléans. In the middle ground there is a square-rigged brig with three masts and gun ports along the hull. Behind the brig is a timbered floating dock. Approaching the brig is a vessel with fore and aft rigging containing four figures. Closer to the foreground is a manned Royal Navy ship's boat flying an ensign. Other masted vessels are in the background. The land rises behind the Montmorency Falls in the distance.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
22 Item no. assigned by LAC 20
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
Belongs to the "Album of Mary Louisa (Lambton) Bruce", page 39 right.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: no title or date; unsigned.