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Fraser River one mile east of North Bend. 


July 7, 1887

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour / aquarelle : grey wash with opaque white, brush and black ink and scraping out on wove paper
Support: 35.900 x 26.100 cm (sheet)

Scope and content

On the verso is a pen and black ink sketch of a landscape entitled "Mt. Baker & the Fraser River from in front of Indian Village, Port Hammond". The names of colours desired for the sketch have been labelled by the artist in the appropriate areas, as well as some identifications of objects such as snow, low trees, siwashes, floating log, grass and weeds.
There is also an edited telegram message on the verso.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
no restrictions
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
2000790684 Item no. assigned by LAC 105
Restrictions not set
Other accession no.
1989-176 DAP

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1989-176-105
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in brush and black ink, recto, l.l.: THE FRASER RIVER/ 1 m. E. of NORTH BEND. C.P.R./ syr July 7th 1887/ B.C. lookim CAVIN [?]; c., : N. BEND; c.r., : C.P.R; l.r., : syringa; in pencil, verso, u.l.: X very blue/ Reflect everything in water & clouds milky in/ vertical lines nearly to fort, then across this/ horizontal lines of current, blue of sky/ reflect Mr. Baker too ["too" underlined]/ & the Fraser River/ from in front of Indian Village, Port Hammond.; t.: Bring work more to R. so as to get/ greater stretch of flat meadow looking land at [dot circled in pencil indicating point on sketch]; & spread D. Pines a trifle more adding a few more to [dot half circled in pencil indicating point on sketch]; u.r.: Could you cable asking [crossed out] how access is June. first/ my [crossed out] last date [crossed out] heard it was [crossed out] was then bad. three days/ at [crossed out] Glacier House then three days at ["days at" crossed out] Fields

Subject heading

1. landscape.
2. paysage.


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