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A View of Three Rivers

Picture, 1790, English

A View of Three Rivers

Picture, 1790, English


Watermark (Bridges seems to have joined Portal ca 1790.): [POR]TAL & BRIDGES; [crown over fleur-de-lis in shield over initials GR]. Another watercolour version by Peachey of the same view is in Library and Archives Canada (see Archives Canada Microfiches, Microfiche 2, No. 18; Neg. No. C-2006). An aquatint of the view bearing the inscription "taken 19th Octr. 1784" is mentioned in Archives Canada Microfiches entry. See Peachey notes. View keyed (referring to corresponding key on mount) in ink c.: a; c.r.: b Inscribed in ink, mount l.c.: A View of Three Rivers, in Canada, / taken from the Road leading to Pointe du Lac, by J. Peachey Ensn. 60 Regt.; l.l. (key): a The Convent; l.r. (key): b. Cap Madelaine

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Public Domain


Watercolour and pen & ink over pencil on wove paper laid down on laid paper with ruled border in pen & ink and grey wash.


327 x 595 mm.; mount 415 x 675 mm.

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 2015 Cab IV (Peachey)