1947 Lithograph Block House Fort Ile Sainte Helene Quebec Canada Horreo XGLB5

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This is an original 1947 monochrome in-text lithograph of the Block House of Ile St. Hélène, outside of the city of Montreal in the province of Quebec, Canada. The fort was used by the British Army between 1820-1872 CE and was used to house Italian POW's during W.W.II.

CONDITION

This 64+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Lithograph; Monochrome
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 3 inches; 11 x 8 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Oakley, Thornton.

Thornton Oakley

(1881-1953) Thornton Oakley was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in architecture. He also studied illustration with Howard Pyle. He was best known for his depiction of industrial subjects. OakleyÕs work appeared in numerous books and magazines, including Harper's, The Century, Collier's, and Everybody's Magazine. His paintings are in the collections of many museums.

Keywords specific to this image: Army, Barracks, Defense, North America, Montreal, Armory, Arsenal, Powder Magazine, British, Colonial

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