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View on the Grand (Ottawa) River, Setting a Canoe down the Rapid

Picture, 1821, English

View on the Grand (Ottawa) River, Setting a Canoe down the Rapid

Picture, 1821, English

Notes

Inscribed in ink, mount 1 .r.: Major J. F. Woolford, Del. 1824; In ink over pencil, mount b.: View on the Grand River, setting a canoe down the rapid.
See Dalhousie Journals v.2, p. 100 (14 August 1821): "... at last on the 3rd Joachim, the long threatened thunder burst upon us ... at a point where the river is broken into falls, and a crash of rocks terribly wild ... Woolford got a sketch of it." See Woolford notes. TEC 877D Date Created year accurate; month and day unknown for 1821

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Watercolour over pencil with scraping out.

Extent

275 x 412 mm.

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

902-1-19