Québec, Lower Canada, Place d'Armes

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Item
    Date:
    ca. 1832
    Reference:
    Box number: A310-01, A324-01
    Type of material:
    Art
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    2877288
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  • Date(s):
    ca. 1832
    Place of creation:
    No place, unknown, or undetermined
    Publisher:
    Adolphus Bourne
    Extent:
    1 print / estampe : lithograph hand-coloured
    Image : 37.300 X 26.500 cm
    Scope and content:
    Discoloured. Margins cropped. Remains of tape along upper edge, verso. Vertical fold mark verso, left. Canada Steamship Lines stamp embossed l.l.
    The artist's name is misspelled Robert Auchmaty Sproule in Harper's Early Painters and Engravers.... but more detailed research by Bruce Elliott of Carleton University notes it as Auchmuty.
    Additional name(s):
    Additional information:
    General Note:
    publication: One of four views of Québec by Sproule published in 1832
    Signatures and inscriptions note:
    Inscribed. Signed. Dated.
    Inscription: Inscribed in the print, lower border, "Drawn on Stone by W. Walton from a sketch by R.A. Sproule. Printed by C. Hullmandel. Québec Lower Canada. View of the Place d'Armes & of the Episcopal Church of England, From the Garden of The Governor [Title repeated in French at left] Proof"
    Subject heading:
    Source:
    Private
    Other system control no.:
    ICON47824
    Other accession no.:
    1970-188 PIC
    01077
  • Conditions of access:
    Terms of use:
    Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1970-188-1077 W.H. Coverdale Collection of Canadiana
    Copyright: Expired

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