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Barrie on Lake Simcoe, Canada West (Ontario)

Picture, 1853, English

Barrie on Lake Simcoe, Canada West (Ontario)

Picture, 1853, English

Notes

Inscribed on the stone, l.l.: H. Scobie Lith. Toronto.; l.r.: W.H. Grubbe.; ].c.: CARRIE, / ON LAKE SIMCOE CANADA WEST / Drawn by Capt. W.H. Grubbe, Hone East India Comp. Artill. / October 1853. Inscribed (perhaps by E.A. Walker whose house is identified by his initials; perhaps before Marks' "Barrie Hotel" was sold to John Elgie in 1854 and probably before Dr. Pass' death in 1861) in faded brown ink (as key), u.l.: Presbyterian / Church among tree[s; trimmed]; u.c.: Gaol; Edmund Lally; Court House; English Church; u.r.: Judge Gowans; l.l.: Lount / Registrar; English / Sunday / School; Bakery; Shops; Sanfords / Store; [illegible word] Office; Presbyterian / Church; Marks / Hotel; Queens Arms / Hotel; Shops; l.c.: E A W; Dr Pass; Hotel; Tannery & Shops; Sheriff / Smith. Inscribed (ca 1912?) in pen & ink, u.c.: View from the South East.; (key) l.l.: 1. Residence of Judge W. Boys. / 2. Episcopal Sunday School. /3. "The Morning" / 4. The J.C. Morrison. / 5. David Morrison residence, Collier St. / 6. The Gaol, Owen St / 7. The Court House, Worsley St / 8. The Episcopal Church, Mulcaster St / 9. Joseph Leslie's residence, Berczy St. / 10. The Green Bush Hotel, Blake S.; l.r.: 11. The Commercial Hotel, Dunlop St. / 12. Dr. Pass' residence. / 13. Boys & Sanford Store. / 14. The Barrie Hotel. / 15 The Queen's Hotel. / 16. Andrew Graham's store. / 17. Meldruin's Wharf. / 18. Paton' a Wharf. / 19 Captain Walkers residence. / 20 Original and present town hall. site, / Collier St.
View keyed (after 1883, when Boys became judge; probably for JRR Collection, ca 1912?) in pen & ink, c.l. to c.r., from 1 to 20 (not in order from 1. to r.).

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Lithograph. Laid down on cardboard

Extent

191 x 612 mm.; sheet 277 x 654 mm.

Contributor

SCOBIE, HUGH (1811-1853)

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 1401 Cab III