Item 1993_101 - View of St. Anthony's Nose, on the North River, Province of New York

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View of St. Anthony's Nose, on the North River, Province of New York

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CA BU BUArtColl-1993_101

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  • 1795 (Creation)
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    Fisher, Sir George Buteel (1764-1834)

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1 print : ink on paper ; 68 x 84.5 cm

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(1764-1834)

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1764-1834
George Balteel Fisher was born in England in 1764. He was in the British army beginning in 1782. In 1791-92 he visited Canada, where he painted the View of the River St. Lawrence, and other Canadian scenes. John William Edy (1760-1820), an English painter and engraver, etched six of these Canadian scenes in aquatint. Fisher died in 1834 in Woolwich (London).

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These prints were presented to Bishop's in December 1962 by O.B. Thornton, on behalf of the Montréal Trust Co. , of which he was President.

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  • English

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