Northwest Boundary Commission sketches and early Scottish and Canadian scenes [graphic material] / Donald Roderick Cameron
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Northwest Boundary Commission sketches and early Scottish and Canadian scenes [graphic material] / Donald Roderick CameronHierarchical level:Sub-seriesDate:1836-1894.Reference:R10770-6-3-EType of material:ArtFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:4616776
Record Information – DetailsSub-series includes:37 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):1836-1894.Place of creation:OntarioExtent:1 sketchbook: ca. 51 artworks: 53 pp.: drawings and watercolours; various dimensions.
1 sketchbook: ca. 43 artworks: 39 pp.: drawings and watercolours; various dimensions.
35 loose sketches: 12 drawings and 23 watercolours; various dimensions.Language of material:EnglishScope and content:This group of artworks is comprised of 2 sketchbooks and some 35 loose sketches which document Donald Roderick Cameron's activities in Canada, the United States and back in Scotland. These artworks document his artistic observations during his Northwest Boundary Commission work. The sketchbooks have been used in several locations, likely added to when pages were empty, thus containing a variety of subjects and locations and reflecting different dates.
The artworks for the most part seem to be from the hand of Donald Roderick Cameron. Most of the material dates from his early days in Canada until his service at the Royal Military College at Kingston ended (ca. 1867-1896). Most notable are the works artworks he produced during his travels with the Boundary Commission.Additional name(s):Source:Private
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