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Toronto Harbour in 1820

Picture, 1820, English

Toronto Harbour in 1820

Picture, 1820, English


Another impression (B 8-60e) also on wove paper, with inscription b. slightly trimmed 138 x 228 mm.; sheet 172 x 230 mm. A 3rd imp. (982-27-18) trimmed to comp.; sheet 138x226 mm.
In Scadding, Henry, 'Early notices of Toronto', Toronto, W. C. Chewett & Co., 1865 (BR 971.354.S17.5) the preface signed by Saltern Givins and dated 17 December 1864 states: Having in my possession a sketch of Toronto Harbour, taken by the late Sir Peregrine Maitland...which several...desire to see lithographed, I have now placed it in the hands of the talented artist, Mr. Charles Fuller, who has kindly undertaken to execute it. As an appropriate accompaniment...I have obtained the permission of the Rev. Dr. Scadding, to reprint his interesting "Early Notices of Toronto"....
Inscribed on the stone l.l.: W.C. Chewett & Co. Lith. Toronto.; b.: TORONTO HARBOUR IN 1820. / Fac-simile of an Original Drawing by Sir Peregrine Maitland, K.C.B. / Lieuft. Governor of Upper Canada.
JRR (1912) 381
Looking east, showing Gibralter Point lighthouse at right.

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Lithograph printed in brown with grey and beige tint stones on wove paper


138 x 228 mm; sheet 218 x 294 mm




Toronto Reference Library


Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 281 Cab II