Notre Dame or Shickshock Mountains [graphic material]

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Item
    Date:
    1883
    Reference:
    R214-2888-0-E
    Type of material:
    Art
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    5067118
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  • Date(s):
    1883
    Place of creation:
    Canada
    Extent:
    1 print : photolithograph ; 24.1 x 119.4 cm.
    Support : 119.400 X 24.100 cm
    Language of material:
    English
    Scope and content:
    Item consists of 1 panoramic photolithographic print of the Notre Dame or Shickshock Mountains. The print was created to illustrate A. P. Low's 1883 report on his expedition in Gaspé, QC, for the Geological Survey of Canada.
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    Additional information:
    Custodial history:
    This photolithograph was acquired by the archive sometime before 1925 and placed in the Map Room. It was transferred to the Picture Division on September 18/1925 and moved to the Prints and Drawings Room. It was labelled with tracking number C-443 which has been reused for an unrelated item in the collection.
    Signatures and inscriptions note:
    In the plate: recto, l.l. : "PHOTO LITH BY THE BURLAND LITH CO MONTREAL" In the plate: recto, l.c. : "NOTRE DAME OR SHICKSHOCK MOUNTAINS. / PENINSULA OF GASPE. / PANORAMIC VIEW FROM THE NORTH EAST PEAK OF MOUNT ALBERT - 3560 FEET. / DRAWN BY L. LAMBE, FROM SKETCH BY A. P. LOW." In the plate: recto, l.r. : "To illustrate Report of A. P. Low, for 1883. Geological and Natural History Survey of Canada."
    Related material:
    Another copy of this print was transferred to the Picture Division alongside this item, see MIKAN 5067117. A. P. Low's original sketch can be seen in notebook 2276 on page 98, see MIKAN 810386. C-000443 also refers to a photograph of a bridge in Quebec (see MIKAN 3330758), but it has no connection with this item.
    Source:
    Government
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