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Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour / aquarelle : watercolour and grey wash with gouache over pencil on wove paper
Support: 22.700 x 29.000 cm (sheet)
Image: 21.100 x 27.300 cm (images)

Scope and content

One sheet with 9 individual views within ruled borders. According to typewritten key scotch-taped to verso of mat, the 9 views are identified as the following : 1) Minnie Wa-Wa; 2) The White Horse Rapids; 3) Eagles nest on the Lewes River; 4) Five Fingers Rapids; 5) Lake Bennett (?); 6) Dawson from the Hills behind; 7) Front Street, Dawson City; 8) Our Cabin is Dandy; 9) On the way to All Gold Creek.

Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-122038
Restrictions not set
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
A166-01 Item no. assigned by LAC 1
Restrictions not set
Other accession no.
1984-115 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1984-115-1

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Exhibitions note
Exhibition title: Treasured Memories/Trésors de la mémoire.
Curators: Tétrault, Martin.
Curators: National Archives of Canada/Archives nationales du Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1998.02 - 1998.09.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Signed. Dated.
Inscription: Inscribed recto: in brushpoint and black wash, (each view is keyed by a Roman numeral I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX & the numeral is located in either the lower right or left corner) l.l. "ERoper (ER in monogram)"; in view VII, recto, on various buildings: "QUEEN / HOTEL / NUGGET / PALACE / WOODBINE"; in pen and grey ink, Verso: c. "Edward Roper F.R.G.S. / Line [illegible] Lodge / Grange Road / Lewes - Sussex".

Subject heading

1. landscape.
2. paysage.
3. architecture.


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