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ca. 1807

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour / aquarelle : Watercolour, touches of gouache over graphite on laid paper
Support: 31.800 x 20.500 cm (sheet)
Inventory no.: W41

Scope and content

View of an open space which seems to be near the wall of the Grand Battery; in the foreground people are milling about; men appear to be burning and shovelling while two children play on a see-saw. The Roman Catholic Cathedral is visible in the background at the right.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
No restriction on access or on use for p
ublication or reproduction.
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-151100
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. R9266-258 Peter Winkworth Collection of Canadiana
Copyright: expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Exhibitions note
Exhibition title: The Peter Winkworth Collection of Canadiana Early Impressions of Quebec. Curators: Jim Burant, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 2006.05.16 - 2006.09.05. Further venue: Musée des Beaux-arts de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec; 2007.01.20 - 2007.03.18. Further venue: La Citadelle, Québec, Québec; 2008.06.26 - 2008.09.01.

Alpha-numeric note
Sotheby's inventory no. W41

Subject heading

1. Québec.
2. Landscape.


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