Courtesy of Nova Scotia Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-ND
Courtesy of Nova Scotia Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-ND

Governor General's residence at Sorel, Quebec

Date

30 September, 1826

Collection

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Description

One painting, watercolour over pencil on buff card; view showing Governor General's residence at Sorel, Quebec, pen and ink borders. The artist, Lieut. The Honourable F. Fitzgerald de Roos (1804-1861), an officer in the Royal Navy while on a tour of duty in British North America did a number of drawings which were reproduced in his book, Personal Narrative of Travels in the United States and Canada, 1826, published in London, 1827.

Inscription

In ink on back: "Sorel - drawn for Ld. Dalhousie 30th Sept. 1826. as a small token of rememberance. by Fredk. De Roos"; small initials "F.R." in the lower left border of image

Descriptive medium

Watercolour over pencil on buff card, pen and ink borders

Image Licence

Image Credit

Courtesy of Nova Scotia Museum

From the Watercolour World

Location

Governors' Cottage, Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, Canada

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