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Description found in Archives

In a Canadian Pacific Coast Forest, Burrard Inlet. 

Date(s)

1887

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 painting / peinture : monochrome oil on commercial board
Support: 38.300 x 27.300 cm (sheet)
Secondary support: 38.300 cm

Scope and content

This work was probably done in 1887 in addition to several other West Coast landscapes that Edward Roper finished during his travels to the west coast by rail.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Physical access restricted. No restricti
ons on use for reproduction or publication
Graphic (art)
90: Open
Box
2000790682 Item no. assigned by LAC 112
90: Open
Other accession no.
1989-176 DAP
00112

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1989-176-112
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in brush and white paint, recto, l.r., on the support: ER [in monogram] oper.; in pen and blue ink, verso, c., : In a Canadian Pacific Coast Forest./ on one of the inlets from Burrard Inlet on which the/ City of Vancouver is situated./ Showing the immense Douglas Firs & Giant Cedars, & the method/ of felling them. with the ferns, hanging mosses & lichen covered/ dead branches. It was just such closely timbered forest as this/ upon which the city is built, & is now spreading.; l.c.: Edward Roper,/ Lincoln Lodge,/ Grange Road,/ Lewes.; in pen and brown ink, verso, c.l.: 22 [circled in brown ink]; in pencil, verso, c.l., : [symbol for British Pound] 2.2.0; stamped in blue ink, verso, l.l., : * A.M. BURGHES */ 34, PATERNOSTER ROW, LONDON

Subject heading

1. landscape.
2. paysage.

Private

Other system control no.

2904267