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

Hudson R.

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Description

The title refers to the Hudson River. A riverscape / marine scene depicting a view of several masted sailing vessels in a mountainous region along the Hudson River where the land rises sharply from the shoreline. In the center of the composition is an island around which the vessels are manoeuvering to pass it. The vessels are single-masted and fore and aft rigged with sails unfurled.
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Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977).

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Location

Hudson River