Canoe Descending the Rapid de Talon, Mattawa River, Ontario Open in full size

Canoe Descending the Rapid de Talon, Mattawa River, Ontario

Picture, 1821, English

Canoe Descending the Rapid de Talon, Mattawa River, Ontario

Picture, 1821, English

Notes

Inscribed in ink, mount l.r.: Major J.F. WOOLFORD, Del. 1824.; In ink over pencil, mount l.c.: CANOE DESCENDING THE RAPID DE TALON, OTTAWA RIVER
See Dalhousie Journals v.2, p. 96 (13 August 1821): "At the 'Prairie du Paresseux,' ... they found sufficient water to carry down the canoe empty, the crew holding on astern by a rope, one pilot in the head to guide another astern ... Got a sketch of the scene exceedingly pretty Date Created year accurate; month and day unknown for 1821

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Green, grey & brown washes, pen & brown ink over pencil.

Extent

215 x 296 mm.

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

902-1-16