Courtesy of Toronto Public Library. | Licence: Public Domain
Courtesy of Toronto Public Library. | Licence: Public Domain

The Butler Residence (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario)

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Description

Inscribed in orange watercolour, l.l.: Owen Staples Niagara / '1911'. ; In pencil, vso u.c.: The James ["James" stroked out] Butler's Residence / built before 1812. / occupied by-Nelson Bissell. / says his uncle saw this house / on the day of the battle of / Queenston Heights

The house was probably built by Johnson Butler, a magistrate, about 1817. JRR(1912) 92

Medium: Watercolour over pencil on watercolour board

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Courtesy of Toronto Public Library.

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Location

Butler's Barracks National Historic Site, Niagara-on the Lake, Ontario, Canada

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