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Creator:
Pierre Charles Canot, ca. 1710–1777, French, active in Britain
after Capt. Ince, active 1758, British
Title:
Views of Montreal and Louisburg: A View of Louisburg in North America taken near the Light House when that city was beseiged in 1758
Date:
1762
Medium:
Color engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/8 x 20 3/4in. (33.3 x 52.7cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in plate on verso of board (see 'notes' for explanation), below, center: "A View of Louisburg in North America, taken near the Light House when that City was besieged in 1758. | "Vue de Louisburg dans L'Amerique Septentrionale, prise du (f?)anal durant le dernier Siege en 1758."; below: "Drawn on the SPOT by Cap.t Ince of the 35.t Reg.t Engraved by P. Canot."; below: "Publish'd According to Act of Parliament Nov. 11, 1762. by Thos Jefferys, at Charing Cross."; below, left: "1. The City. / 2. Gabaru's Bay. / 3. English Camp."; below, right: "4. French Fleet. / 5. Island Battery. 6. The Light House."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1498
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47548
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