Plate IV of "Canadian Wild Flowers" showing Trientalis Americana, Trillium Erectum, Geranium Maculatum and Dicentra Canadensis

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Item
    Date:
    1869.
    Reference:
    Box number: A077-01
    Type of material:
    Art
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    2905465
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    Context of this record:
    • Plate IV of
      Plate IV of "Canadian Wild Flowers" showing Trientalis Americana, Trillium Erectum, Geranium Maculatum and Dicentra Canadensis
  • Date(s):
    1869.
    Place:
    St. Nicholas Street, Montréal (Québec):
    Place of creation:
    No place, unknown, or undetermined
    Publisher:
    John Lovell,
    Place of printing:
    St. Nicholas Street and Chrome-Liths. Montréal (Québec):
    Extent:
    1 print / estampe : hand coloured lithograph with stencil on laid paper
    Support : 27.700 X 37.100 cm
    Language of material:
    no language
    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.
    Discoloured, soiled, stained, edges worn.
    The book from which these lithographs come has 86 pages and 10 plates.
    Additional name(s):
    Additional information:
    General Note:
    set: CANADIAN WILDFLOWERS, (Montréal: John Lovell, 1869), plate IV
    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 IV; u.r.: 13699; b.: 4 TRIENTALIS AMERICANA/ (Star flower Chickweed)/ 2 TRILLIUM ERECTUM/ (Purple trillium)/ 3 GERANIUM MACULATUM/ (Wild Crane's bill)/ DICENTRA CANADENSIS/ (Squirrel Corn)
    Subject heading:
    Source:
    Private
    Other system control no.:
    ICON71347
    Other accession no.:
    1974-020 PIC
    00007
  • Conditions of access:
    Terms of use:
    Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1974-20-7 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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