Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1990-215-3 | Licence: Copyright Expired
Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1990-215-3 | Licence: Copyright Expired

The Seigneury at Beauharnois.

July 10 - November 12, 1838.

Katherine Jane Ellice

From the collection

Title

The Seigneury at Beauharnois.

Date

July 10 - November 12, 1838.

Description

A view of the seigneury at Beauharnois and the St. Lawrence in the background. Mrs. Ellice stayed at her father-in-law's seigneury from July 10 until November 12, 1838 when she went to Montreal, then Saratoga, N.Y., before returning to England on November 26.
Watercolour removed from album. This work was originally glued to a secondary support. The album page, folio 3, was cut to frame the image that was glued to its verso. Original secondary support and mount attached separately.

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Location

Beauharnois, Quebec, Canada

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Approximate

Tww Comment

Katherine Ellis was taken prisoner with her household during the battle of Beauharnois in 1838, the date of this painting. She negotiated with the rebels to secure their removal to the home of a Catholic priest.

Credits

Image Credit

Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1990-215-3

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