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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.
22 Item no. assigned by LAC 20
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977). Copyright: expired/périmé.
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