1947 Lithograph Lacolle Block House Fort Quebec Canada War 1812 Battle XGLB5

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This is an original 1947 monochrome in-text lithograph of the Lacolle Black House located in St. Paul de I'll aux Noix in the province of Quebec, Canada. The site was also host to the Battles of Lacolle Mills in 1812 and 1814 CE. The fort was built in 1781 as a portion of the British military defense network.

CONDITION

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.

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: Military, Tower, North America, Richelieu River, Quebecois, Infantry, Barracks, Guardhouse, Army

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