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By Track and Trail Title Page Design. 



Place of creation

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1 watercolour / aquarelle : grey wash and pen and red ink with opaque white on wove paper mounted on cardboard
Support: 11.300 x 17.800 cm (sheet)
Secondary support: 14.600 x 20.500 cm (secondary support, corners cropped)

Scope and content

Originally intended to be the title page for Edward Roper's "By Track and Trail, A Journey Through Canada" (London, 1891), but was not used.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
no restrictions
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
2000790684 Item no. assigned by LAC 31
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Other accession no.
1989-176 DAP

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1989-176-31
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in pen and red ink outlined in pen and black ink, recto, t., : BY TRACK/ AND TRAIL; in pen and black ink, recto, b.: A JOURNEY ACROSS CANADA/ FROM OCEAN TO OCEAN/ BY Edward Roper. [signature] F.R.G.S.; in pen and blue ink, recto, b., on the secondary support: size of page 9 x 5 1/2 - draw [crossed out in blue ink] Engraving for cover ["cover" underlined in blue ink]/ to be 8 x 5 ins.

Subject heading

1. landscape.
2. paysage.


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