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The 'Donna del Lago', Toronto Bay Open in full size

The 'Donna del Lago', Toronto Bay

Picture, 186-, English

The 'Donna del Lago', Toronto Bay

Picture, 186-, English


Inscribed in pencil, l.c.: Armstrong.; In pencil, in T. A. Reed's hand, l.l.: Simcoe St.; l.c.: Bishop Strachan's House.; l.r.: sketch of Yacht club headquarters / 1860-69. R C Y C foot of York St.; vso t.: This sketch shows Dr. Barron's / lateen-rigged skiff Donna del Lago / (Lady of the Lake); vso c.: The picture was painted for Dr. Barron of Stratford / who owned the Donna del Lago. / Father of Mr. Justice Barron.
Library has two photographs (B 2-72b & B 10-18), both with printed variant keys, of a replica by Armstrong of this view.
Looking north from the foot of Simcoe St., showing Rees' Wharf at left, and steamer 'Provincial' (formerly 'Wilmington') in use as R.C.Y.C. club-house.
Oval mat opening drawn in pencil.
Rev. April 1983
TEC 689.01

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Public Domain


Water colour, with touches of opaque white, over pencil on laminated wove paper


247 x 372 mm


Toronto Reference Library


Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

E 1-21e Cab IV (Armstrong)