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Lieu de création


23 watercolours.
4 drawings : 1 pen and ink, 3 pencil.

Portée et contenu

Series consists of watercolours and drawings by Katherine Jane Ellice (nee Balfour), dated 1838, all originally part of an album. There are depictions of sailors, passengers and cabins on the "H.M.S. Hastings", the first view of Quebec from the ship; views of and around her father-in-law's seigneury at Beauharnois and several interior scenes; portraits including those of Lady Emily and Lady Mary Lambton (daughters of Lord Durham), William Colbourne, Père Papineau (father of Louis-Joseph Papineau), Mrs. Eglantine Balfour ("Tina", her sister); St. Regis Indians; a self-portrait (her image reflected in a mirror); rebels at Beauharnois, etc. The artist kept a diary in which she refers specifically to some of these works.

Documents iconographiques (art)
90: Ouvert
Physical access through an art archivist
Documents iconographiques (art)
90: Ouvert
90: Ouvert
No de référence archivistique
Autre no d'acquisition
1990-215 DAP

Modalités d'utilisation

Watercolours and drawings: Copyright expired. Credit: National Archives of Canada.

Item level descriptions on-line on Minisis ICON database. FA-1990-215 (Électronique)

Nom(s) additionnel(s)

Information additionnelle

The Manuscript Division acquired the diary at the same time these artworks were acquired.

Historique de la conservation
Originally owned by the Ellice family. The album was transferred from the Manuscript Division in 1965.


No de contrôl reliés

1990-215 DAP