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

Lower Town Quebec.

1 July 1838.

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

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Title

Lower Town Quebec.

Date

1 July 1838.

Description

The subject is a marine scene / townscape depicting buildings at Lower Town and a view of the St. Lawrence River across to buildings at Lévis. The buildings of the Lower Town are situated closely together, most having dormer windows. At the left of the work is partial view of Cap Diamant. There are several masted vessels at the shoreline and a three-masted, square-rigged vessel and a manned boat in the River. In the background, hills rise behind Lévis.
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Location

Quebec, Canada

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Approximate

Credits

Image Credit

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

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