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Fort York, Toronto

Picture, 1832, English

Fort York, Toronto

Picture, 1832, English


Inscribed in pencil, ca 1915?, t.: [trimmed]...Hamilton / drawn from nature in 1832 View keyed (ca 1915?) in pen & black ink, c. to u.l., from 1 to 6: 1. The eastern entrance to fort. 2. Cutting at the entrance. 3. Blockhouse erected after \War of 1812. 4. Blockhouse in centre of parade ground, also erected after the war. 5. Row of buildings used by officers. 6. Barracks for soldiers. Key from in JRR Catalogue. Faint pencil sketch of unidentified subject on vso. Neg. showing drawing in frame before ca 1977 conservation: T 10234. Rev. January 1983

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Public Domain


Pen & brown ink on wove paper; coloured with water colour


134 x 451 mm


Gift of J. Ross Robertson


Staples, Owen, 1866-1949


Toronto Reference Library


Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

|JRR 863 Cab IV (Hamilton)