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The "Walk in the Water", ca 1820 (Lake Erie)

Picture, 1893, English

The "Walk in the Water", ca 1820 (Lake Erie)

Picture, 1893, English

Notes

Inscribed in pen & ink, l.l.: W.J. THOMSON / 93; l.r. CAN. PHOTO-ENG. BU.; mount, below drawing: The Walk in the Water / 1817. Ran on lake Erie from Buffalo; mount, left of drawing: 10; mount, right of drawing: Vol: II. p. 846. Perhaps after the drawing by James Van Cleve, 1882, described in his "Reminiscence of Early Sailing Vessels and Steam Boats on Lake Ontario..." (p. 117 of typewritten copy in TPL Manuscript Collection: 8vo Van Cleve) Reproduced in "Landmarks of Toronto" v. 2, p. 846. Aug 1983

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Pen & ink over blue pencil. Laid down on scrapbook page

Extent

92 x 163 mm

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Arthur Conan Doyle Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

D 3-7a