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Place of creation

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1 watercolour / aquarelle : grey wash with opaque white over a photograph on wove paper mounted on cardboard
Support: 13.400 x 18.100 cm (sheet)
Secondary support: 15.300 x 22.400 cm

Scope and content

This drawing is reproduced in Edward Roper's "By Track and Trail, A Journey Through Canada" (London, 1891), facing p.379.
On the verso of the secondary support is the upper portion of a design for a title page for "By Track and Trail" depicting the title in black block letter, a train, two totem poles and a mountain range.
The lower half of the illustration is on the verso of the secondary support of accession number 1989-176-50.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
no restrictions
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
2000790683 Item no. assigned by LAC 51
Restrictions not set
Other accession no.
1989-176 DAP

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1989-176-51
Copyright: Expired

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Additional information

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in pen and black ink, recto, l.r.: ER [in monogram] oper.; l.l.: RABBIT. CARRIER/ (BLACKFOOT); l.l. on the secondary support: No. 87A; in pencil, verso, u.l., on the secondary support Page; l.l.: 6253; in pen and black ink, verso, c.: BY TRACK/ AND TRAIL [last line cropped at bottom]


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