Scope and content: A separate sheet has been included below the image. The sheet bears the following inscription in pencil: Quebec.Canada/Prescott Gate/Thomas Wakeman del. Artist File: Wakeman, Thomas: Inventory number I-6. Former location note: Room 12, 21-C-9. Thomas Wakeman was an English watercolourist who visited North America about 1850 and painted over forty views of cities and towns from Boston, south to Washington. He was a scene painter by profession. He died in Rome. (Note taken from artist file; see sources on artist file). See conservation notes on artist file describing verso of the work.
Signature and inscriptions: Inscribed. Signed. Dated. Inscription: in blue wash, recto, l.l.: PRESCOTT GATE/QUEBEC; in grey wash, recto, l.r.: Thomas Wakeman
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