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A View of Scadding's Bridge and House on the Don River, Toronto. Open in full size

A View of Scadding's Bridge and House on the Don River, Toronto.

Picture, 1896, English

A View of Scadding's Bridge and House on the Don River, Toronto.

Picture, 1896, English

Notes

After a drawing by Elizabeth Simcoe (1795?). Cf. pen & ink drawing by Simcoe "Scadding's House" (X 18-25a). Shows John Scadding's cabin, Don R., e. side, s. of Queen St. E. and "Scadding's Bridge" over the Don R. at about Queen St. See Grier notes. JRR (1912)476 See also TORONTO/BRIDGES/SCADDING'S BRIDGE Date Created year accurate; month and day unknown for 1896
Inscribed in ink, b.: A View of Scadding's Bridge and House on The Don River 1794 ["794" correction over "800"?]; Former (original) mat for JRR 737 to 740 inscribed in ink, b.: [...] York (Toronto) Upper Canada (Province of Ontario) / [...] of Pencil Drawings and Water Colors and are / [...] yly Grier for J. Ross Robertson in 1896.

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Watercolour over pencil with ruled border of pen & brown ink, pencil, and pale brown wash. Laid down on cardboard mount.

Extent

182 x 409 mm

Contributor

SIMCOE, ELIZABETH POSTHUMA (GWILLIM) (1762-1850), after

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 739