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Tour of the U.S. by Four British Officers

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Inscription

First page, in pen and brown ink: A Tour by 4 Officers of the Rifle Brigade / May 6th 1842 Left Bermuda for the / United States / Captain Lawrence / Captain Beresford / Lieut Dundas / Lieut Lloyd. Below a printed card attesting to th fact that [B. J. ?] Lloyd passed under Niagara Falls on 22 June 1842. The last dated entry (p. 125) is August 1, after which the men returned to Halifax, NS.

Signed

Some watercolors signed A.C.

Provenance

By 1951, The Old Print Shop, New York; 1951, sold by The Old Print Shop to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Maxim Karolik to the MFA. (Accession date: March 6, 2008)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800-1875

Tour by Four Officers of the Rifle Brigade, May 6, 1842

1842

Accession Number

2008.37

Medium or Technique

Album containing a manuscript account illustrated with eight watercolors

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