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After the Big Horns, above Illecillewaet, Selkirk Mts., B.C. 



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour / aquarelle : brown wash, opaque white on wove paper mounted on cardboard
Support: 25.800 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), facing p.337.
In pencil, on the verso are several small sketches: title page for "By Track and Trail"; three studies of heads; a house.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
no restrictions
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
2000790683 Item no. assigned by LAC 61
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Other accession no.
1989-176 DAP

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1989-176-61
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in brush and brown ink, recto, l.l.: ER [in monogram] oper/ AFTER THE/ BIG-HORNS./ ABOVE ILLECILLEWAET./ SELKIRK MOUNTAINS/ B.C.; in blue crayon, verso, l.r.: 77a ["a" raised and underlined]; in pencil, verso, b.: Two more figs. [?] on this trip. Don't think it is the Illecillewaet, but no one really/ knows. It is down [underlined] stream from Glacier Ho - then up valley to left of curved ..trestle [crossed out]/ at end of loop - at least that is where we go down - I should say, 10 m. from/ Glacier Ho. but maybe not - apply to Math... Marmurra [?]; u.l.: 77a ["a" is raised and underlined]; u.r. written vertically: BY TRACK/ AND/ TRAIL/ scarlet

Subject heading

1. landscape.
2. paysage.


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