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Lady Elgin Cutting the First Sod of the Ontario, Simcoe and Huron Railroad, Toronto, Ont. Open in full size

Lady Elgin Cutting the First Sod of the Ontario, Simcoe and Huron Railroad, Toronto, Ont.

Lady Elgin Cutting the First Sod of the Ontario, Simcoe and Huron Railroad, Toronto, Ont.

Notes

Former (original) mat inscribed in pen & ink, b.: Lady Elgin cutting The First Sod of The Ontario Simcoe and Huron Railway. / within 100 feet of the South West Corner of Simcoe and Front Streets. / Toronto, 15th Oct. 1851. Looking s.e. from John St., showing Parliament Bldgs at left. After a w.c. by A. R. V. Crease (JRR 518). See Grier notes. JRR (1912) 498 Rev. December 1981

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Water colour, pen & purple ink over blue pencil on wove paper

Extent

300 x 639 mm

Provenance

Gift of J. Ross Robertson

Contributor

Crease, Anthony Reynolds Vyvyan, 1827-1892

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 263 Cab III