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January, 1846

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour / aquarelle : watercolour over pencil on wove paper
Image: 25.000 x 15.800 cm

Scope and content

Subject depicts a landscape with a central road; activity on road by foot and sleigh; coniferous trees line the road; small church on right side of road, other architecture on left side of road with a porch
Note: Although this work was originally attributed to Bainbrigge, he left Canada in August 1842 after working on the Maine-New Brunswick boundary dispute; perhaps this is another officer?

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
No restriction on access or on use for p
ublication or reproduction.
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. R9266-27 Peter Winkworth Collection of Canadiana
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Artist: Unknown.

Additional information

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. W445

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in pencil, verso, c.: Montreal Mountain & the banks of / the St. Lawrence - / journey [?] from Quebec Jany. 1846 - ; and in a later hand, in pencil, verso, b.:No 52. / According to the index this drawing is the work of General Bain; and in a later hand, in pencil, verso, l.r.: Sir Philip Bainbrigge

Subject heading

1. Québec.
2. landscape.


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