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April 1852



Place of creation

Québec (Province)

1 print: lithograph printed in black; 15.8x25 cm (image); 30x38 (page)

Scope and content

The subject is a vulture poised on an outcropping overlooking a dead deer stag. Another bird flies towards the scene. The naturalistic portrayal of animals was much appreciated in this period. This work may be the second in a sequence of two. See volume 23, item 6.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
23 Item no. assigned by LAC 5
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

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: date; untitled and unsigned. With the following inscription: "Drawn for the Benefit of the Female Orphan Asylum Bazaar".