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The old wagon road and the CPR tracks, Fraser River, July 1887. 



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour / aquarelle : brown wash on wove paper mounted on cardboard
Support: 26.000 x 36.000 cm (sheet)

Scope and content

This drawing is reproduced in Edward Roper's "By Track and Trail, A Journey Through Canada" (London, 1891), frontpeice.
This drawing is based on an earlier sketch.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
no restrictions
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-143063
90: Open
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
2000790684 Item no. assigned by LAC 60
Restrictions not set
Other accession no.
1989-176 DAP

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1989-176-60
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in brush and brown ink, recto, l.r.: ER [in monogram] oper/ July, 1887/ FRASER RIVER B.C.; in pencil, verso, c.: The past & present on the Fraser/ The old wagon Rd. [?]...CPR [?]

Subject heading

1. transportation.
2. transport.


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