Item #P5347 Sleigh Scene, Toronto Bay, Canada West. J T. Downman.
J.T. Downman

Sleigh Scene, Toronto Bay, Canada West

London: Ackermann & Co., 1853. Notes: A rare and decorative winter scene of mid 19th Toronto life. A number of horse-drawn sleighs are on the ice in the foreground with the rich and affluent engaging in winter sports in the background. In the background along the shore are depicted docks and residential buildings. J.T. Downman, a topographical English artist, served as a lieutenant in the 83rd Regiment and dedicated the present print to his fellow officers. The original painting appears in the Sigmund Samuel Collection.
Refrences: Robertson I, 311; Sigmund Samuel Collection 300; Spendlove p.61; deVolpi plate 25

, Image Size : 530x770 (mm), 20.87x30.31 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : , Coloring: Hand Colored, Medium: Lithograph, Categories: Views Canada Ontario Toronto;. Very Good, some skillful restoration, margins trimmed, laid down on board. Item #P5347

Price: $5,750.00

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