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Place of creation


1 watercolour / aquarelle : watercolour over pencil with scraping out
Support: 18.700 x 16.000 cm

Scope and content

From an accompanying autograph letter, it appears that Back made this watercolour as a gift during an Italian sojourn in 1832. For the text of the letter consult Archives Canada Microfiches 12, entry C7.
Badly faded from too much light exposure.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Physical access restricted due to fragil
ity. Use colour transparencies or microfiches
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-015251
90: Open
Graphic (art)
Microfiche 12:C7
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
A009-02 Item no. assigned by LAC 1
90: Open
Other accession no.
1986-045 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1986-45-1
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Signed. Dated.
Inscription: in brown ink, recto, b.: Fort Chepewyan - an Establishment of the NW. Co's / on the Athabasca Lake - (North America)-; in blue brushpoint, l.r.: Captn Back RN;

Subject heading

1. Alberta.
2. architecture.


Other system control no.