Mont Royal - Ville Marie: Early Plans and Views of Montreal

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From as early as the seventeenth century, Montreal was the subject of numerous drawings and watercolours. The area was initially mapped by French surveyors and later depicted in the British topographical tradition by artists and military officers whose training included instruction in draughtsmanship. Taken from a variety of collections in addition to the McCord's, these examples of plans and views provide a fascinating cross section of the range of styles of representation until the 1850s and the advent of photography as ...

Mont Royal - Ville Marie: Early Plans and Views of Montreal 1991, McGill-Queen's University Press, McCord Mus. of Canadian History

ISBN-13: 9780773509696

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