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Date(s)

[ca. 1824-1842]

Lieu de création

Sans lieu, inconnu ou indéterminé

105 watercolours watercolour and pencil.

Portée et contenu

Series consists of watercolours by Alexander Cavalié Mercer which depict views of cities and landscapes in Ontario; Quebec; the maritimes, particularly Nova Scotia; and the State of Maine. The series consists of watercolours done while the artist was stationed in Halifax, N.S. between 1838 and 1842, including scenes of Halifax streets, the Citadel, the countryside around Halifax, the Annapolis valley, hunting, native life, and individuals whom the artist met while in Halifax. There are also views of Prince Edward Island; St. Andrew's, Fredericton, Woodstock, and Grand Falls NewBrunswick; and Houlton, Maine. Watercolours include Dickson's Farm on the River St. Lawrence, environs of Quebec; The Basin at Chambly, Quebec. The series also contains watercolours entitled "Lake Huron 7 Sept. 1824, Mouth of the Nottawasaga R."; and "Lake Huron 8 Sept. 1824, Remains of Lt. Worsley's Blockhouse". The series contains watercolours entitled "Arisaig & Cape George, 12 July, 1839"; and "Effect of a Snow Storm, Lower Town, Quebec City, 1828"; "French River, Merigomish, 19 July 1839"; "Commons from Mc...about sunrise 22nd August 1838"; "N. Scotia - Halifax Citadel from one of the newly laid out Streets, Aug. 1842"; "N. Scotia - N.W. Arm from beach below Hosterman's Hills, 27 May 1842. In the distance the New Penetentiary appears under Princes Tower"; "From Bridge on the Common 25 June 1842" [Halifax, Nova Scotia]; "N. Scotia - Horn's on the road up to Geezer's Hill, about 1841" [Halifax, Nova Scotia]; "N.S. Haligonian Chaseur near Studley, 2nd Aug. 1841" [Halifax, Nova Scotia]; "Cross near St. Michel 1828"; "From the Blue Nose under Ft. Massey" [Halifax, Nova Scotia]; "Nova Scotia - Road down to the N.W. Arm by Studley 4th July 1841 Geezer's Hill appears to the right"; "Nova Scotia - Part of Whiterod Lake near Halifax, 21st Aug. 1839"; "From the road above the head of the Northwest Arm, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 17 June 1842"; "Melville Island, Northwest Arm, Halifax Harbour, August 27, 1838". In addition, the series contains watercolours showing the following: Halifax citadel in the distance, Quebec landscapes, the Ursuline Convent in Quebec City; unidentified Nova Scotia scenery; Three Mile House, Bedford Basin, near Halifax, Nova Scotia; Cabins near Halifax, Nova Scotia; Halifax Harbour in the distance; the Northwest Arm, Halifax, and views from Point Pleasant, Halifax looking towards the sea.

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