Collections and Fonds – 2905469

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    Plate VIII of "Canadian Wild Flowers" showing Nymphaea Odorata and Nuphar Advena.
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    1974-020 PIC
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    St. Nicholas Street, Montréal (Québec):
    Place of creation:
    No place, unknown, or undetermined
    John Lovell,
    1 print / estampe : hand coloured lithograph with stencil on laid paper
    Support 28.2 X 38.1 cm (sheet)
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    Scope and content:
    Each plate is part of a set with a 37.7 X 29.4 cm. paper wrapper or 39.7 X 30.5 cm. portfolio likely issued with the sets when they were sold. The paper wrapper is made of cream coloured paper, the inscription "CANADIAN/ WILD/ FLOWERS", circled with two flowering plants is a wood cut and engraving, in brown ink. The portfolio is made of two pieces of cardboard covered in dark blue papers imitating crushed Morocco leather. This cover bears the same inscription as the cream folder, "CANADIAN/ WILD/ FLOWERS" tooled in a blind tool circle of two flowering plants with a blind tooled border and black ties; interior covers are salmon coloured.
    Soiled, foxed, crease across lower half, edges.
    The book from which these lithographs come has 86 pages and 10 plates.
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    General Note:
    set: CANADIAN WILDFLOWERS, (Montréal: John Lovell, 1869), plate VIII
    Exhibitions note:
    Exhibition title: Field Studies. Curators: Barnes, Brian, Varley Art Gallery of Markham, Unionville, ON; 2005.03.03-2005.05.01.
    Signatures and inscriptions note:
    Inscribed. Dated.
    Inscription: on the stone, recto, u.l.: PLATE VIII.; u.r.: 13707; b.: 1 NYMPHAEA ODORATA/ (Sweet-scented Water-Lily)/ 2 NUPHAR ADVENA/ (Yellow Pond-Lily)/ (Spatter-dock)
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    Copy negative
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    Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1974-20-15 Transferred from Manuscript Division, Traill Family Papers (MG29 G62). Acquired from the Estate of Miss Anne Atwood by Manuscript Division.
    Copyright: Expired

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