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Monarch, paddle steamer, foundered on Toronto Island 29 November 1856 Open in full size

Monarch, paddle steamer, foundered on Toronto Island 29 November 1856

Monarch, paddle steamer, foundered on Toronto Island 29 November 1856

Notes

Inscribed l.l.: WRECK OF THE MONARCH; l.r.: C.W.J.
Reproduced in 'Evening Telegram' series "Landmarks of Toronto" 4 January 1889, and in 'Landmarks of Toronto', v.1, p.272.
The 'Monarch' wreck was on the south side of the Islands, west of the present Eastern gap

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Pen & ink drawing, after a photo (JRR 923)

Extent

164 x 286 mm

Call Number / Accession Number

D 3-49a