sketchbook: "Sketches by Major Seton", folio 10 verso, glued to the page. This sketchbook was paginated by the artist. This is page: 20., The former city of Saint-Boniface founded in 1818 by Bishop Provencher, is the capital of French Manitoba. It is the historical centre of the French-Canadian and Métis communities in Western Canada.
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Exhibition title: 150 Years of Art in Manitoba. Curators: Ferdinand Eckhart, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba; 1970.05.01 - 1970.08.31, cat. no.: no. 146.
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Inscribed. Signed. Dated., Inscription: in pen and brown ink, recto, under the image, on the album page, b.: St. Boniface. R.C. cathedral - Red River Settlement. / Drawn by W. Napier - 1858. [since burnt down in 1860- / It was built by the Right Revd Joseph Norbert Provencher, 1st R.C. Bishop of Red River - He first / came to the settlement in 1818; u.l.: 20.; (Complete transcription)