Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977). | Licence: Copyright Expired
Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977). | Licence: Copyright Expired

[The apse of Notre-Dame church in Montreal from the St Lawrence River].

9 July 1838.

Mary Louisa Bruce, Countess of Elgin and Kincardine (née Lambton)

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Title

[The apse of Notre-Dame church in Montreal from the St Lawrence River].

Date

9 July 1838.

Description

The subject is an exterior view of Notre-Dame Cathedral, showing the apse, the central nave, the projection of the transept and the two unfinished towers covered with pitched roofs. Elements of the Gothic revival style include crockets and a lancet window in the apse. The bell tower of Notre-Dame Church is partially obscured by the tower at the right. In the foreground are buildings along the water's edge. A boat with two figures is in the River.
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Location

Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal, Canada

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

Credits

Image Credit

Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977).

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