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Sketch of Penetanguishene Barracks

Picture, 1855, English

Sketch of Penetanguishene Barracks

Picture, 1855, English


Inscribed in grey wash, l.l.: 1855; l.r.: M Hallen; In pen & brown ink on piece of paper laid down mount vso c.: Sketch of Penetanguishene Barracks / [trimmed...]n[?]
View keyed in pencil, c. to c.l., from 1 to 5, referring to key on separate JRR printed caption (in Accession File). Another wash version of this view by Mrs Gilmour is reproduced on the cover of East Georgian Bay Historical Journal vol. II, 1982; an article on the Hallen family "The Wish to Take a Sketch of It" by Su Murdoch and Michael Rowan is on pp. 1-35. A third version (ascribed the date 1846) is reproduced in Simcoe County Pioneer and Historical Society, Pioneer Papers, No.5, facing p. 94. See also HALLEN, MARY, 1819-1908 Date Created year accurate; month and day unknown for 1855

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Public Domain


Monochrome grey wash over pencil. Laid down on cardboard mount.


167 x 246 mm.


Toronto Reference Library


Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 4451