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Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 album : red leather with clasp
Support: cm

Scope and content

Album consists of 84 folios of drawings and notes made by Sir James Alexander from January to September 1843 while he was serving with the 14th Reg't of Foot in London, Ontario. They are nearly all outdoor scenes including other officers, local pepole, buildings, and numerous places including views of Goderich, Brandtford, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Paris, St. Catherines and St. Mary's.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Protective supervision required due to f
ragility of sketchbook. Researchers are asked to work with the digitized images when possible.
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-098750
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
1977-022 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1977-22
Copyright: Expired

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Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: Front cover, u.l., on label: Grandfather's Sketches / Canadian & Others. / 1843 / l.


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