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Home and Grist Mill of George Ball, Twenty Mile Creek, Jordan (Lincoln, Ontario), 18-? Open in full size

Home and Grist Mill of George Ball, Twenty Mile Creek, Jordan (Lincoln, Ontario), 18-?

Home and Grist Mill of George Ball, Twenty Mile Creek, Jordan (Lincoln, Ontario), 18-?

Notes

After "an old sketch" (JRR Catalogue).
Board manufacturer's imprint in brown ink, vso l.r. (trimmed): [Winsor & Newton]
Catalogued June 1985
Inscribed in pencil, vso (trimmed): [...] I [...erect]ed a grist mill--saw mill, and woolen m[ill...] / [.. .p]ortion of the 104th British regiment was stationed [...] / [...1]8l2 to protect the property, Captains Brock and V[avasour] / [...] in command - and a verse in red chalk [...] / [...disti]nctly legible on the old house for many [...] / [T]he blessing of God attend this house / [F]or the kindness they have shown / [T]o the 104th when stationed here / The country to defend. / [Capt]ain Brock the nephew of Gen Brock / [presen]ted the cocked hat which came out after I [...]s death, to George Ball.

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Watercolour over pencil, with ruled border in pencil and opaque white, on watercolour board

Extent

145 x 193 mm

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 1339 Cab IV (Cotton)