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Halifax, Nova Scotia, from on board the Tarifa. 


September 13, 1871

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour / aquarelle : watercolour with pencil and opaque white on wove paper
Support: 36.300 x 12.700 cm (sheet)

Scope and content

On the verso, centered between text, is a drawing of a pelican. For similar compositions see acc. no. 1989-176-88.

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

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1989-176-89
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in pencil, recto, l.l.: ER [in monogram]/ Halifax, Nova Scotia/ From on board "Tarifa"/ Sep. 13th 1871; in pencil, verso: L'pool to Boston/ -Queenstown Cape Race [?] Newfoundland/ (Halifax) Bostin L...t [?]/ [a line to seperate]/ Boston to Hamilton/ (Boston)=Stratin Boston/ Railway Car, American Steamboat on/ the Hudson at albany- Gl... [crossed out, illegible]/ the feth [?, crossed out] Susp. Bridge Niagara Falls/ [a line to seperate]/ Niagara - (Brocks Monument-/ (Niagara falls). Terrapin Tower/ 3 Sisters & Rapids - American fall/ [a line to seperate]/ Lake ontario- Hamilton.-/ Dundas Marshes Prince Isd./ Burlington Bay H. Mountain/ [a line to seperate]/ Ma... to Stubenville, Ohio/ Sketches at Stubenville. about/ [a line to seperate]/ Stubenville to Chicago/ Prairie. Lake Erie/ [a line to seperate]/Chicage affect of fire/ [a line to seperate]/ Chicago to Geneva Wis/ [ a line to seperate]/ Burlington to Omaha/ [a line to seperate]/ U.P.R.R. to Ogden Salt Lake City/ what 7 Corinne [?] +- Sierras [crossed out] Humboldt/ Desert Canons Sierra: Sacramento/ San 7 Oakland Solsolito - Alameda Goat/ Isld. Alcatraz = Golden Gate. Sandwich Isd./ New Zealand - N. S. Wales. Victoria/ [a line to seperate]/ J. Bourlet/ 17 Nassan St/ Middlesex Hospital/ for Fullers Picture in green crayon, verso, l.l.: 3 [underlined]

Subject heading

1. cityscape.
2. vue de ville.


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