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Showing western entrance to harbour, Fort York at right. Open in full size

Showing western entrance to harbour, Fort York at right.

Picture, 1838, English

Showing western entrance to harbour, Fort York at right.

Picture, 1838, English

Notes

Inscribed in the stone l.r.: ENTRANCE TO TORONTO.
Plate XXI from Coke Smyth, Sketches in the Canadas, London, Thos. McLean, printed at A. Ducote's Lithographic Establishment, 1840. A water colour by Smyth of this subject entitled "Entrance to Toronto, showing the steamer Cobourg passing the blockhouse at Gibralter Point" is described in Sotheby & Co. (Canada) catalogue of auction, 28 October 1969, lot 272. JRR (1912) 9.

Publisher

McLean, Thomas,

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Lithotint (1 tint) coloured

Extent

274 x 379 mm

Contributor

Ducote, A

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 258 Cab IV (Smyth)