Auction 113, Lot 129

"River St. Lawrence Quebec Harbour", British Admiralty

Subject: Canada

Period: 1859 (dated)


Color: Black & White

23.5 x 38.8 inches
59.7 x 98.6 cm

This is an uncommon chart of Quebec Harbor and part of the St. Lawrence waterway. A nice street plat for Quebec is shown and considerable detail in the vicinity is included. Extends to name Racey's Mills and Brewery, Pattersons Wharves and Saw Mills, Ange Gardien, Aubigny and New Liverpool. Legend lists 18 important buildings in the City of Quebec including the Jesuits Barracks, Lavalle College, Wolfe's Monument and numerous churches. Compass rose gives true and magnetic north.


Condition: B

Dark impression on very thick paper. Long, clean split at left side on centerfold, trace of surface soiling and edges rough along one side, else very good.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/7/2005