A View of the Intendant's Palace, Québec, Québec, 1759 Open in full size

A View of the Intendant's Palace, Québec, Québec, 1759

Picture, 1761, English

A View of the Intendant's Palace, Québec, Québec, 1759

Picture, 1761, English

Notes

Acc. D 2-94b is a photograph, 189-?, of an impression in British Library (Map Library, K. Top. CXIX.39a.10).
Another impression, Acc. X 76-47; on laid paper with watermark, vso c.: I W
Inscribed in the plate, l.l.: A View of the Intendants Palace.; l.c.: [crest]; l.r.: Vue du Palais de l'Intendant.; b.: Drawn on the SPOT by Richd Short. Engraved by William Elliott. / Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, Sepr 1. 1761, by Richd Short and Sold by Thos Jefferys the Corner of St Martins Lane.
JRR(1912) 165
No. 3 of 'Twelve Views of the Principal Buildings in Quebec' published by Short in 1761 (Accs. JRR 2048-51, 2057-64; a second set Accs. X 76-36 to 39, 41-48). A wrapper to the set is illustrated in Spendlove, pl. 3.
Nov 9 1988
View keyed (c.1910) in pen and black ink over pencil, 1-3; Inscribed in pen and black ink over pencil, l.l. to l.r. (key): 1 Corner of old French Arsenal near present / St. Valier St. A brewery now occupies site / 2 One of the Warehouses used for the King's stores / under the French regime / 3 Intendant Palace as reconstructed after / fire of 5th January 1713.
Watermark, c.: I W
deVolpi 15; Spendlove pp. 8-9 & pl. 6

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Etching on laid paper

Extent

323 x 518; 363 x 534; 438 x 588 mm

Provenance

Gift of J. Ross Robertson

Contributor

Jefferys, Thomas, -1771, Short, Richard, fl. 1747-1766, attributed to Serres, Dominic, 1719-1793 after

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 2063 Cab IV (Short)