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A Scene on Lake Ontario

A Scene on Lake Ontario


Built 1813, H.M.S. 'SIR GEORGE PREVOST' was renamed 'Wolfe', 1813, and 'Montreal', 1814.
Framer's ticket of William Haines in Acc. File.
Inscribed in pencil, vso u.r.: William Smeall
Inscribed in the plate, u.c.: A SCENE ON LAKE ONTARIO.; 1. r.: R. Rawdon Sc.; b.: United States Sloop of War Gen. Pike, Commodore Chauncy and the British Sloop of War Wolf, sir James Yeo, Preparing for action Sept. 28th 1813. / Published and Sold by Shelton & Kensett Cheshire Con. Novemr 1st 1813.
Photographs of this impression: Accs. C 1-61a (190?) and D 5-57b (c.1910?).
TEC 1075
Watermark of Bunce (Gravell and Miller, 'American', 150) vso c.r.: C B


Shelton and Kensett, (Cheshire, Connecticut)

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Public Domain


Etching and water colour on wove paper


207 x 350; 244 x 365; 251 x 377 mm


Toronto Reference Library


Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

953-4 Cab II