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Date(s)

1887-1891

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour / aquarelle : grey wash with opaque white over a photograph on wove paper mounted on cardboard
Support: 13.600 x 18.100 cm (sheet, rounded top)
Secondary support: 17.000 x 23.800 cm (secondary support)

Scope and content

This drawing is reproduced in Edward Roper's "By Track and Trail, A Journey Through Canada" (London, 1891), facing p.375.
There is a pen and ink illustration on the verso of the secondary support which is largely covered by a backing sheet. This illustration is half of a design for the title page of "By Track and Trail". The other half of the design is on the verso of the secondary support of accession number 1989-176-51. Roper rejected the design and reused the cardboard, cutting it in half.
Related to 1989-446-10X

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
no restrictions
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
Box
2000790683 Item no. assigned by LAC 50
Restrictions not set
Other accession no.
1989-176 DAP
00050

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1989-176-50
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in pen and black ink, recto, l.r., : ER [in monogram]; l.l.: KAN-TE-WAS-TE-WIN/ (GOOD BROAD WOMAN); l.l., on the secondary support: No 86A.; in pencil, verso, u.l., on the secondary support: Page; l.l.: 6253

Private

Other system control no.

2903644