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Mace of the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada, Taken by the Americans in 1813 at York Open in full size

Mace of the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada, Taken by the Americans in 1813 at York

Mace of the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada, Taken by the Americans in 1813 at York

Notes

The various dimensions of the mace are indicated on the drawing. After a pen & ink drawing by Samuel George Curry, ca 1905 (Acc. C 1-2), reproduced in 'Landmarks of Toronto' v. 5, p. 167. At the time the drawing was made, the mace was in the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis. It was returned to the Province of Ontario in 1934 and placed in the Ontario Parliament Buildings. A photograph of it is reproduced in D.B. Webster, 'Georgian Canada', 1984

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Water colour, pen & brown ink. Laid down on cardboard

Extent

774 x 155 mm

Provenance

Gift of J. Ross Robertson

Contributor

Curry, Samuel George, 1854-1942

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 1107 Cab III