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Hunter, William S., 1823-1894, author, illustrator.

Hunter's Eastern Townships scenery, Canada East / by W.S. Hunter, Junior.

Additional Title(s):

Eastern Townships scenery, Canada East

Montreal : Printed and published by John Lovell, St. Nicholas Street, 1860.
Physical Description:
[2], 36 pages, [15] leaves of plates : illustrations, map ; 35 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F1054.E13 H86 1860+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Lithography by John Henry Bufford; after William S. Hunter.
With an added lithographed title page.
All plates, except the title, are oval in shape and have a small colored vignette, with caption, in each corner.
Text printed in two columns.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 632
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's original blind-tooled purple cloth. Title stamped in gilt on cover. Inscribed: Presented to Elizabeth Sarah Fourdrinier by Asa Bernard Foster. Shefford, Canada East. 14 June 1860. "Wiew" on plate 10 not corrected. No separate captions in corners of plate 14.
Subject Terms:
Eastern Townships (Québec) -- Description and travel.
Foster, Asa Bernard -- Pres. insc. to Elizabeth Sarah Fourdriner, 14 June 1860.
Fourdrinier, Elizabeth Sarah -- Pres. insc. from Asa Bernard Foster, 14 June 1860.
Québec (Province) -- Description and travel.
Railroads -- Canada -- Maps.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1860.
Lithographs -- 1860.
Bufford, John Henry, 1810-1870, lithographer.
Lovell, John, 1810-1893, publisher, printer.

  • I. Geographical and topographical features of the Eastern Townships
  • II. Brief sketch of the history of the Townships; the early settler, and the farmer of the present day
  • III. Climate and soil
  • IV. Principal fish of the Eastern Townships
  • V. Principal wild animals
  • VI. Birds, fowl
  • VII. Forest and fruit trees, wild and cultivated
  • VIII. Geology and minerals
  • IX. Principal towns and villages
  • X. Description of plates.
  • Plates: Railways by which the Eastern Townships of Canada may be reached
  • Lake Memphremagog, C.E.
  • View from Sugar Loaf looking North Lake Memphremagog
  • Mountain Scenery, Eastern Townships C.E.
  • Owls Head, Round Island Whet Stone Island, & Magoon Point
  • View on the River Saint Francis C.E.
  • River St. Francis near Richmond & Melbourne
  • Confluence of the Massauwippi with River Saint Francis
  • The Pinnacle looking North from the Little Lake, Barnston, C.E.
  • Wiew of Owls head from Sugar Loaf Mountain looking South, Lake Memphremagog, C.E.
  • Falls on the Coaticook River
  • Lake Massauwippi
  • View from the Artist's residence
  • View on the St. Francis near Sherbrooke.

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