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Fort York. Open in full size

Fort York.

Picture, 1870, English

Fort York.

Picture, 1870, English


Negative of vso (REPRO: T 10005); photograph in accession file. JRR (1912) 511. Inscribed l.l.: JAF [in monogram] / 1870; Inscribed on vso: In the old Fort Toronto! Officers houses?/I think Col Durie had his office here/I sketched this when I went to see him/& Col. R Denison re formation of the! Toronto Engineers? in 1870. which regiment/never came into existance because Sr. John A's/govt. went out. sketched finally in 1871 after/the storm had knocked off the top of the poplar/tree

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Water colour (in sepia & grey) over pencil


168 x 215 mm

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 344 Cab II