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A Boy's Bear Hunt in Canada, 1848, with a portrait of the artist. 



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour : watercolour with opaque white and scraping out and an attached tintype on wove paper
Support: 40.300 x 27.600 cm (sheet)

Scope and content

A tiny (approx. 3/4" x 1/2") tintype portrait of E. Roper is glued on to the recto of the watercolour and forms part of the composition.
Colour transparency is of portrait only

Documents iconographiques (art)
Graphic (art)
2000790682 Item no. assigned by LAC 92
99: Closed pending processing
Other accession no.
1989-176 DAP

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1989-176-92
Copyright: Expired

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Additional information

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Signed. Dated.
Inscription: in brush and black paint, recto, b., A BOYS BEAR HUNT IN CANADA; in pen and black ink, recto, l.l., in the image: Oh! for a gun.: c.: CANADA WEST/ 1848./ At last! Hunting; l.r.: He nearly got it that time; b.: His last growl./ E.Roper who slew the BEAR/ and drew this picture. 1869

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