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September 22, 1883
Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Inventory no.: op0055
Scope and content
A lithograph by Roper which was published in 1883 in "Muskoka: Picturesque Playground of Canada" shows a similar scene as the painting and it is identified as "Hawk's Nest Rock near Port Cockburn, Lake Joseph".
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Copy negative C-013883
OP-0055 Item no. assigned by LAC 24
1989-446 X DAP
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1989-446-24
Artist: Roper, Edward, 1833-1909.
Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in pencil under oil, recto l.l.: Hawk's Nest / Lake Joseph / Muskoka / Sep. 22 1883; printed label in black ink, verso c.: Hawk's Nest Rock, Lake Rosseau, / Muskoka. / These two views are on either side of the Lake, / near its head. The Island seen in No. 7, is called / Round Island; such a one was frequently purchased / a few years ago for 1 dollar 75 cents (7 shillings) / from the crown, but few, if any, are now to be / bought thus.
Varying form of title
4. GEOG - ONT., LAKE JOSEPH.
5. GEOG - ONT., PORT COCKBURN - ENVIRONS.
6. GEOG - ONT., MUSKOKA.
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