General view of the city of Toronto

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Item
    Date:
    c. 1836.
    Reference:
    R13133-377-X-E, Volume number: 42
    Type of material:
    Art
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    2934309
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  • Date(s):
    c. 1836.
    Place:
    New York:
    Place of creation:
    United States
    Publisher:
    N. Currier Lith.,
    Extent:
    1 print : lithograph ; 31.3 x 45.8 cm (image).
    Language of material:
    English
    Scope and content:
    In the distance, the city of Toronto can be seen across the water. In the foreground, people are coming to shore in their boat. There is a windmill at the right of this image.
    Additional name(s):
    Additional information:
    General Note:
    Drawn by T. Young, on stone by J.H. Bufford, litho. by N. Currier. (see also neg. C-009351)
    Copy negative number: C-001666 Inventory number: II-1 Old location note: 11-C-14 According to a note in the artist file, the original catalogue card for the item is dated 23/7/31, meaning the item (which is of unknown provenance) would have been acquired before that date.
    Exhibitions note:
    Exhibition Title: Prints for the People: Prints by Currier and Ives. Curator: Jane Fullerton, The New Brunswick Museum, St-John, New Brunswick; 1993.09.05-1993.10.31.
    Signatures and inscriptions note:
    Recto, l.l.: T. YOUNG, ARCH.T DEL. Recto, l.c.: ON STONE BY J.H. BUFFORD. / GENERAL VIEW OF THE CITY OF TORONTO, U.C. Recto, l.r.: N. CURRIER, LITH. NO. 1 WALL ST. N.Y.
    Related material:
    For other Thomas Young prints, see C-001667, C-001669, and C-001668. For other copies of this print, see acc. no.'s 1970-188-1507 and R9266-1247.
    Subject heading:
    Source:
    Private
    Other system control no.:
    ICON100860
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    Credit: Library and Archives Canada, acc. no. R13133-363
    Copyright: Expired

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