1947 Lithograph Chateau de Ramezay Montreal Quebec Canada Architecture XGLB5
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This is an original 1947 monochrome in-text lithograph of Château de Ramezay located in the city of Montreal in the province of Quebec, Canada. It was built in 1705 CE by Governor Claude de Ramezay. During the American Revolutionary War, the structure served as the Canadian headquarters of the Continental Army. Benjamin Franklin even spent the night there in 1776.
This 64+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / 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: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 3 inches; 10 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.
(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: Military, Continental Army, Notre Dame Street, North America, Claude de Ramezay, Governor, Manor, City Hall, Revolutionary War