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A View of the Bridge Built over the River Maskinongé, Maskinongé, Quebec Open in full size

A View of the Bridge Built over the River Maskinongé, Maskinongé, Quebec

Picture, 1785, English

A View of the Bridge Built over the River Maskinongé, Maskinongé, Quebec

Picture, 1785, English

Notes

The sheet has been removed from its mount, the centre of the mount cut away, and the sheet tipped back on to its mount, probably during conservation in 1960. A pen & ink and wash version by Peachey of the same view is in now Library and Archives Canada (see 'Archives Canada Microfiches', Microfiche 2, No. 8; Neg. No. C-45565). Inscribed in ink, mount l.l.: James Peachey 1785; b: A View of the Bridge Built over the River Maskenongé, By Order of General Haldimand in 1782,

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

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

Extent

324 x 492 mm.; mount 430 x 574 mm

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 3529 Cab IV (Peachey)