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Canoes Passing the Rapids of Two Rivers (Deux Rivieres), Ottawa River, Ontario Open in full size

Canoes Passing the Rapids of Two Rivers (Deux Rivieres), Ottawa River, Ontario

Picture, 1821, English

Canoes Passing the Rapids of Two Rivers (Deux Rivieres), Ottawa River, Ontario

Picture, 1821, English

Notes

Inscribed in ink, mount l.r.: Major JE. Woolford. Del. 1824; In ink over pencil, mount b: Canoes passing the rapids of Two River
See Dalhousie Journals v.2, p. 98 (14 August 1821): "... I have sat by Woolford on the projecting rocks while they passed us, & having waited for their coming he was prepared, & took his sketch litterally as they appeared when shooting past." See Woolford notes. TEC 802D Date Created year accurate; month and day unknown for 1821

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Watercolour over pencil.

Extent

252 x 349 mm.

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

902-1-9