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ca. 1859


New York

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined


Stent and Laver
sold by: R. & C. Chalmers

1 print / estampe : lithograph, hand-coloured

Scope and content

This colour version of the Stent and Laver print depicts Ottawa before the Parliament Buildings were built. A later version of the print (C-002812) has the Parliament Buildings represented.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
no restriction
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-002813
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
2 Item no. assigned by LAC 3
90: Open
Archival reference no.

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, acc. no. R11188-3
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Initial cataloguing date (on verso): 12/2/49

Physical condition note
Some discolouration, water mark at top left. Crack in paper, upper centre.

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Signatures and inscriptions
Recto, l.l.: Published by Mess'rs Stent & Laver, Architects &c. Ottawa C.W. l.c.: Copy Right secured in Canada and the United States. / CITY OF OTTAWA [coat of arms, "quiet study"] CANADA WEST. / To His Excellency the Right Honorable Sir Edmund Walker Head Baronet &c. &c. Governor General of British North America. This View of the City of Ottawa / is by permission most respectfully dedicated by his Excellency's obliged and very obedient servants / Stent & Laver. l.r.: Sarony Major & Knapp Lith. 449 Broadway N.Y.

Subject heading

1. cityscape.
2. vue de ville.
3. Ottawa (Ont.)


Other system control no.