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Description found in Archives
Place of creation
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.
Physical access restricted due to fragil
ity. Use colour transparencies or microfiches
Copy negative C-015251
A009-02 Item no. assigned by LAC 1
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1986-45-1
Artist: Back, George, 1796-1878. Sir,
Signatures and inscriptions
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;
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