Sir Henry James Warre Collection Collection

 


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Sir Henry James Warre Collection Collection

Note: Imprint Society number refers to Sketches in North America and the Oregon Territory by Captain H. Warre AAS Call number: E085 W286 S970. Note: BIB ID: 66008 Collection donated by Donald McKay Frost.

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Matte 1 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Fort Garry; Watercolor. (6 5/8 x 10 in) (17 ½ x 25 ½ cm). 1846. [Imprint Society number: 13] Enlarge

Image featuring Fort Garry in the center, a gate to the left and a fence cutting along its exterior stone wall down the fields and ending at a river. Much of the structure of the building is drawn in pen, however the landscaping is in watercolor. There is a red flag in the center and silhouettes of people can be seen entering and exiting through the arched gate. In the foreground are trees and a river (possibly either the Red or Assiniboine rivers). Image is annotated on the reverse, “Fort Garry Red River Settlement 1846.”

Matte 2 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Malbose – on Murray Bay, Near River Saguenay River St. Lawrence; Watercolor. (8 3/8 x 11 7/8 in) (21 ½ x 30 cm). 1846. [Imprint Society number: 1] Enlarge

Image featuring two men to the left in a boat dragging a net through the water; to the left is also a steep incline up a mountain. In the background are numerous mountains. In the center of the scene are numerous buildings set against lush hills including two churches with steeples. Image is annotated in the lower left: “Mad or Murray Bale ’90 de Quebec.” Image is annotated on the reverse, “Mal-baic on Murray Bay near the Saguenary River St. Lawrence River.”

Matte 3 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Tadoussac. Saguenay River Below Quebec; Watercolor. (8 ¼ x 11 5/8 in) (21 x 29 ½ cm). 1846. [Imprint Society number: 2] Enlarge

Image featuring two men walking down a path to a river; one of the men is carrying a canoe over his head and the other is carrying a paddle over his shoulders. An additional two men are on the bank of the river with a canoe in the water. To the right are two structures, gray-sided buildings with center chimneys; behind them are numerous pine trees. In the background are mountains. Image is annotated on the reverse, “Tadousac on the Saguenay River below Quebec.”

Matte 4 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Valcour, Quebec; Watercolor. (8 ¼ x 11 5/8 in) (21 x 29 ½ cm). 1846. [Imprint Society number: 3] Enlarge

Image featuring a snow-filled scene with a man in a red cap snowshoeing pulling a sleigh behind him. Atop the sleigh is an animal carcass with antlers. The man is heading towards a single-story log cabin with a snow-topped roof and black center chimney billowing smoke. To the left are the trunks of several felled trees. In the background are numerous pine trees. Image is annotated on reverse: “Delcour Quebec.”

Matte 5 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Jacques Cartier River – near Quebec; Watercolor. (6 ½ x 9 7/8 in) (16 ½ x 25 ½ cm). 1841. [Imprint Society number: 5] Enlarge

Image featuring a roaring river lined on both sides with rocks and trees; downstream is the exterior of a white two story building and a fence-lined path leading up a mountain. To the left is the face of a large rock; annotated on the rock are the words, “Jacques Cartier River 1841.” Verso is annotated, “Jacques Cartier River [w.] Quebec.”

Matte 6 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Osage River; Watercolor. (6 5/8 x 10 in) (17 x 25 ½ cm). ca. 1846. [Not included in Imprint Society text] Enlarge

Image featuring the bend of a river; in the foreground are two men walking towards the water. One wearing a hat and red long coat is riding atop a white horse. To his left is a man with a white backpack and a cane; his arm is extended. To the left of them is a large tree bent heavily towards the right. They are facing several homes on the opposite side of the bank and the silhouette of several men paddling a canoe. In the background is a thick forest. Image is signed in the upper left: “Osage River [Co. Missouri?]”

Matte 7 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Osage River; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 10 in) (17 ½ x 25 ½ cm). ca. 1846. [Not included in Imprint Society text] Enlarge

Image featuring partially-cleared land and two men standing on a path with a wagon behind them; to their left is a log cabin and a criss-cross fence. In the immediate center are three trees all heavily bent towards one another and covered in vines. In the background are several bare trees.

Matte 8 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Village of St. Andrew near Ottawa River. Lower Canada; Watercolor. (8 ¼ x 11 ½ in) (21 x 29 cm). 1842. [Imprint Society number: 8] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring two people in the foreground; one standing on a horse-drawn cart, one is pushing the cart up a hill. In the background is a roaring river with rocks and a long bridge. To the left is a small village with numerous white houses. In the background are several lush hills and trees with foliage.

Matte 9 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Lake George U. States; Watercolor. (6 ½ x 10 in) (16 ½ x 25 cm). ca. 1842. [Imprint Society number: 71] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring a lake and numerous ascending mountains with rocks and trees; in the background is a long mountain range. To the left are several small islands with bare trees. The light source for the image is most likely from where the viewer is sitting as the rocks to the right are highlighted with gold; the rest of the image is heavily shadowed. Image is signed in the lower left, “Lake George.”

Matte 10 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). A Portage through the Bush; Watercolor. (7 x 10 in) (17 ½ x 25 cm). May 1845. [Imprint Society number: 11] Enlarge

Image featuring several men descending an embankment carrying a canoe over their shoulders. Several other men are crossing a small make-shift bridge to the right; there is a large boulder behind the men and a brook running underneath them. To the left are numerous rocks and trees; in the background are pines. Image is annotated on the reverse, “A ‘Portage’ through the ‘Bush’ May 1845.”

Matte 11 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Traverse of Saskatchewan River. S. Branch; Watercolor. (6 5/8 x 9 ½ in) (17 x 24 ½ cm). June 1845. [Imprint Society number: 17] Enlarge

Image featuring several men on a riverbank loading boxes; the men, boats and boxes are heavily outlined in pen. One of the men is sitting in a boat smoking a pipe; another one is steering the boat behind him. There are several men on shore. Visible in silhouette in the river is a person knee-deep in water. Behind the scene are several lush forests, a central island and a branch of the river; on the other bank are silhouettes of animals or people. Image is annotated in the lower right, “On the Saskatchewan River” and in the upper right, “SaskatchewanRiver.” Manuscript notation on reverse reads: “Making the traverse across the South branch SaskatchewanRiver June 1845.”

Matte 12 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). The Rocky Mountains – July 23, 1845; Watercolor. (6 1/2 x 9 ½ in) (16 ½ x 24 ½ cm). July 1845. [Imprint Society number: 19] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring a river in the foreground with numerous grassy fields to the left and right. In the background are the snowcapped Rocky Mountains; the fields and mountains in the foreground are colored shades of gold, green and brown, the mountains in the background are purple and blue. Image is annotated on reverse: “The Rocky Mountains July 23rd 1845.”

Matte 13 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Crossing Bow River. July 24, 1845; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 9 5/8 in) (17 ½ x 24 ½ cm). July 1845. [Imprint Society number: 20] Enlarge

Landscape image in dark brown watercolor featuring several tall mountains in the background and men seated at a riverbank in the foreground. There are horses drinking from the river and men loading items onto a boat. The opposite side of the river features numerous pine trees. Reverse is annotated, “Crossing Bow River July 24 1845.”

Matte 14 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Pass in the Mountains. July 24, 1845; Watercolor. (6 7/8 x 9 5/8 in) (17 ½ x 24 ½ cm). July 1845. [Imprint Society number: 21] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring tall dark mountains; several are snowcapped in the distant background. In the foreground are tall pine trees, some leaning towards the right; the light source appears to be from the left as the face of one of the mountain to the right is lit up while the others are cast in shadows. Image is annotated on the reverse, “Pass in the Mountains July 24 1845.”

Matte 15 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Camp in the Mountains. July 24, 1845; Watercolor. (6 5/8 x 9 ½ in) (17 x 23 ½ cm). July 1845. [Imprint Society number: 22] Enlarge

Image featuring a cleared field with a brook to the right and tall mountains to the left and in the background. Surrounding the field are pine trees; in the foreground are two people with guns, possibly Native Americans and a man dressed in black atop a horse. Behind them are silhouettes of horses, a tent and several people setting up camp. Manuscript annotation on reverse reads: “Camp in the Mountains July 24 1845.”

Matte 16 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Camp in the Mountains; Watercolor. (6 5/8 x 10 in) (17 ½ x 25 ½ cm). ca. July 1845. [Imprint Society number: 23] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring a large body of water to the left and a forest and riverbank to the right. In the background are two mountain ranges, the closest is more curved and orange in color, the one in the background is purple and jagged. To the right are several bare trees.

Matte 17 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Looking for a ford. Magillivray’s River. S. Branch. Columbia River. July 1845; Watercolor. (7 1/8 x 10 ¼ in) (18 x 26 cm). ca. July 1845. [Imprint Society number: 24] Enlarge

Black, white and light blue watercolor image featuring the bend of a river with the silhouettes of three men atop horses fording it. To the right is a jagged mountain range; to the left is a bank with several pine trees. Image is annotated on the reverse: “Looking for a ford MacGillivray’s River or South branch Columbia River July 1845.”

Matte 18 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Crossing a ford, Magillivray’s River; Watercolor. (6 7/8 x 9 ½ in) (17 ½ x 24 ½ cm). July 28, 1845. [Imprint Society number: 25] Enlarge

Color watercolor featuring several men dressed in blue and red working on a riverfront on the wooden skeleton of a boat. They are facing a river and an incline of pine trees. In the background is a mountain range in various shades of purple; several appear snowcapped. The reverse is annotated, “Crossing Magillivray’s River Rock Mountains July 28, 1845.”

Matte 19 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Near the Forcat River. Aug 4th 1845; Watercolor. (6 7/8 x 9 ½ in) (17 ½ x 24 ½ cm). August 4, 1845. [Imprint Society number: 26] Enlarge

Unfinished watercolor with visible pencil lines. In the foreground are silhouettes of men at a camp scene with a fire pit and several tall trees growing towards the right. Behind them are rolling lush hills and a field; in the far background is a mountain range. The image is annotated at the bottom center, “August 4, 1845 R. Forcat” and on the reverse, “Near the Forcat River. Aug 4th 1845.”

Matte 20 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Salmon packing. Above the Cascades. Columbia River – Oregon – Aug 1845; Watercolor. (7 1/8 x 10 ¼ in) (18 x 26 cm). August 1845. [Imprint Society number: 27] Enlarge

Black, white and light blue watercolor featuring a silhouette of a man paddling in a canoe in a river; in the middle of the river is an island. To the left are several men ashore working at a bench; to their right is an incline up a mountain. To the left is a snowcapped mountain range. Image is annotated in reverse: “Salmon Packing above the Cascades. Columbia River Oregon August 1845.”

Matte 21 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Valley of the Columbia River. August, 1845; Watercolor. (6 5/8 x 9 ½ in) (17 ½ x 24 cm). August 1845. [Imprint Society number: 29] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring the sun setting behind a mountain range; the sky is colored in blues, pinks and oranges. Immediately in front of the mountains is a river. In the foreground is a tent with silhouettes of several men beside it; to the right are three horses. To the left of this scene, and closer to the viewer, are three men, one tending a fire. Image is annotated on verso, “Valley of the Columbia […] August 1845.”

Matte 22 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Buffalo. Columbia River Valley; Watercolor. (6 ½ x 10 in) (16 ½ x 25 ½ cm). ca. 1845. [Imprint Society number: 33] Enlarge

Image featuring numerous buffalo silhouettes in a landscape. In the distance are worn mountains; in the foreground are two men scaling a small hill heading towards the buffalo. Beneath them is a rocky stream; a bare tree towards the right.

Matte 23 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Lac Lac Pluie Rapids from the Fort; Watercolor. (6 7/8 x 10 in) (17 ½ x 25 ½ cm). ca. 1845. [Imprint Society number: 14] Enlarge

Image featuring a leather-covered teepee to the left with a man, dressed in red, sitting at its opening. To its right are three men: one in gold, one in blue and one in green; one points what appears to be a gun into the air. Behind them are raging rapids flowing into a river and in the far distance rolling mountains. Image is annotated on reverse: “Lac La Pluie Rapids from the Fort.”

Matte 24 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Mount St. Helen’s (Volcanic) from Settlement on Cowalitz River. Sept. 1845; Watercolor. (6 3/8 x 10 in) (16 x 25 ½ cm). ca. 1845. [Imprint Society number: 32] Enlarge

An unfinished watercolor with several bare-chest Native Americans gathered in the center; one person tends a horse to the left. Behind them is a cleared field with several rows. In the distance are several red buildings; to the left is a single-story red structure with an overhang. This scene foregrounds numerous pine trees, a rolling mountain range, and central, in the distance, Mount St. Helen.

Matte 25 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Mount St. Helen’s. September, 1845; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 10 in) (17 x 25 ½ cm). ca. 1845. [Imprint Society number: 34] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring a lush green field shouldered by numerous pines. In the distance to the right is a lake and slightly to the left, amidst pink and purple clouds is Mount St. Helen. Shadows of the clouds are visible in the lower portion of the mountain.

Matte 26 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Mount Coffin and Mount St. Helen’s (Volcanic) Columbia River; Watercolor. (6 7/8 x 9 5/8 in) (17 ½ x 24 ½ cm). ca. 1845. [Imprint Society number: 35] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring a wide river; on the other side is a rock ledge topped with trees. In the distance to the right is a Mount St. Helen among a rolling mountain range; a smaller mountain is to the left in the distance. Image is annotated beneath, “Mount Coffin & Mt. St. Helen (Volcanic) Columbia River.” The reverse features a pencil sketch from a wide river with a rock ledge to the left and a mountain peak in the distance. Illegible pencil is in the lower right on the verso.

Matte 27 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Puget Sound, en Route to Vancouver Island; Watercolor. (6 7/8 x 9 5/8 in) (17 ½ x 24 ½ cm). September 1845. [Imprint Society number: 50] Enlarge

Image featuring two canoes in Puget Sound. The one closest to the viewer features the canoe’s profile and numerous men paddling on both sides; a smaller canoe is visible in the distance to the right with silhouettes of people paddling. In the far distance are purple mountains to the left. To the right is an incline with pine trees. The image is annotated underneath, “Puget’s Sound en Route to Vancouver Island Sept. 1845.” Note: a light pencil sketch is visible on the verso.

Matte 28 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). View on Puget’s Sound – looking south – Oct. 1845; Watercolor. (6 3/8 x 9 7/8 in) (16 ½ x 25 cm). October 1845. [Imprint Society number: 49] Enlarge

Unfinished watercolor featuring a pencil sketch of numerous men pulling canoes ashore; three men to the right tend a fire pit. To the far right is an incline lined with pines. To the left is the calm Sound and in the distance rolling purple mountains. Image is annotated on the reverse, “View on Pudget’s Sound – looking South – October 1845.”

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Matte 29 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Mount Baker – 12,000 ft. from Puget’s Sound. Straits of Juan de Fuca. B.C. Oct. 9, 1845. near Protection Island; Watercolor. (6 ½ x 9 7/8 in) (16 ½ x 25 cm). October 9, 1845. [Imprint Society number: 51] Enlarge

Image of silhouettes of ten featureless men paddling a long canoe across a sound towards the right. Behind them is the peak of a tall snowcapped mountain. The mountain range tapers off to the left and right. Image is labeled beneath, “Mt. Baker from Protection Island. Oct. 9 ‘45” Image is annotated on reverse, “Mount Baker (12,000 ft) British Columbia from Puget’s Sound the tracts of Juan de Fuca. October 9 1845.”

Matte 30 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Mount Rainier – 12,000 ft. from Puget’s Sound. Coast of the Pacific - from Admiralty Inlet; Watercolor. (6 ½ x 10 in) (16 ½ x 25 cm). ca. 1845. [Imprint Society number: 53] Enlarge

Image featuring several men climbing into a boat with a mast. There is an additional boat to the right with silhouettes of people and another one out on the sound; to the right is a tree and grasses. To the left is a snowcapped mountain and behind it the setting sun, a halo surrounds the outline of the mountain in pinks and blues. Image is annotated, “Mount Rainier from Admiralty Inlet Pudget’s Sound.”

Matte 31 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). H.B. Co’s settlement and Fort Victoria on Vancouver Island. Straits Juan de Fuca; Watercolor. (6 7/8 x 9 5/8 in) (17 ½ x 24 ½ cm). ca. 1845. [Imprint Society number: 56] Enlarge

Image of a settlement; in the foreground are numerous Native Americans, one with a basket perched on her back; to the left are unfinished sketches of several people facing the viewer. To the right is a structure with long planks of wood leaning against it. In the background is a tall fence with what appears to be a watchtower; to the left is a river and numerous pine trees. Image is annotated in the lower right, “H. B. Settlement & Fort Victoria on Vancouver’s Island Straights Juan de Fuca.” Note: additional image on reverse. On the reverse is a pencil sketch labeled, “Interior of Fort Victoria S End Vancouver’s Island.” The reverse features the interior of the scene on the front of the watercolor – with several buildings, staircases, trees and people and an ox-drawn cart.

Matte 32 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Protection Island, Straits of Juan de Fuca; Watercolor. (6 ½ x 10 in) (16 ½ x 25 ½ cm). ca. 1845. [Imprint Society number: 52] Enlarge

Image featuring an island in the middle of a body of water; the island is covered in trees and painted in shades of greens, gold and browns. Behind the island and to the left are rolling purple hills and behind them a steep mountain range. The image is annotated in the lower right, “Protection Island Straight Juan de Fuca.”

Matte 33 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Village at the American Settlement – Wallamatta River. Called Oregon City – Jan 1846; Watercolor. (6 ½ x 10 in) (16 ½ x 25 ½ cm). January 1846. [Imprint Society number: 59] Enlarge

Image featuring a settlement on the opposite side of a river. In the foreground is a riverbank, trees and a jetty. The settlement on the opposite side of the river foregrounds numerous trees and hills. In the densely settled area are many buildings, fences, a meeting house and church; in the distance to the left is a mountain peak.

Matte 34 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Looking South, across the River. Cape Disappointment at the mouth of Columbia River; Watercolor. (6 7/8 x 10 in) (17 ½ x 25 ½ cm). ca. 1846. [Imprint Society number: 46] Enlarge

Image featuring the headland jetting out into the river; to the left are purple colored rocks. In the background is the peak of what appears to be a mountain and a ship with several masts on the water. At the top of the headland are two triangular structures and the pencil sketch of a person and a flag. Image is annotated across the bottom, “Cape Disappointment at the mouth of the Columbia River” and in pencil “Looking south across the river.”

Matte 35 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Castle Rock in the Columbia. Below the Cascades; Watercolor. (6 7/8 x 10 in) (17 ½ x 25 ½ cm). ca. March 1846. [Imprint Society number: 36] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring a large rock formation in the center sparsely covered in trees. The large rock is surrounded by rolling hills and mountains in the distance. In the foreground is a river, and to the right an island. Image is annotated to the right, “Castle Rock on the Columbia below the Cascades.” On the verso is a pencil sketch of what appears to be a settlement along a river. There is a long fence with a small gate and the outlines of several trees. The image is annotated in the upper right, “Castle Rock below the Cascades Columbia River March 1846.”

Matte 36 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Entrance to Les Dalles. Columbia River - Oregon; Watercolor. (6 7/8 x 10 in) (17 ½ x 25 ½ cm). ca. March 1846. [Imprint Society number: 37] Enlarge

Black and white landscape image of several rock formations. To the left are numerous flat-faced rocks which extend into the river; to the right is a river bend and more rocks. In the foreground to the left is the silhouette of what appears to be two people on a canoe. Image is annotated on the reverse, “Entrance to “Les Dalles” on the Columbia River Oregon.”

Matte 37 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). On the Columbia River; Watercolor. (4 7/8 x 6 ¾ in) (12 ½ x 17 cm). ca. 1846. [Imprint Society number: 38] Enlarge

White and light gray landscape image featuring a body of water in the foreground and a mountain range in the distance; the shapes of mountains are suggestive and not as heavily detailed as his other images. There is a pencil annotation in the lower right which is illegible.

Matte 38 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Mount Hood Seen over the Dalles; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 10 in) (17 x 25 cm). March 1846. [Imprint Society number: 39] Enlarge

Black and white with gouache landscape featuring Mount Hood central in the distance; foregrounding Mount Hood are sparsely forested hills. In the foreground is a river running over patches of rocks. Image is annotated on the verso, “Mount Hood from the Banks on the Columbia River March 1846.” and “Mount Hood, looking S. West from des ‘Dalles’ 16,000 ft above the level of the sea is distant – about 40 miles. Having descended the Columbia River for 400 miles through a sandy desert the first trees are here seen scattered on the hillsides. 17.-”

Matte 39 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Dalles Des Morts. April 29, 1846; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 10 in) (17 ½ x 25 ½ cm). April 1846. [Imprint Society number: 57] Enlarge

Image taken from a riverfront featuring the bend of a river which is bordered by rocks and numerous tall pine trees which shade the entire scene. In the foreground to the right are two men pushing a boat in the water with two aboard and two silhouettes of men pulling the boat from the left. On the beach are two other men, one sitting and one standing. Note: the image is on blue paper and annotated on the verso, “Dalles des Morts April 29 1846.”

Matte 40 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Falls of the Peloos River; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 10 in) (17 ½ x 25 ½ cm). April 1846. [Imprint Society number: 60] Enlarge

Image featuring a rock formation and waterfall. To the left and right, framing the scene are two dark rocks; in the distance on the horizon are several mountains. Central in the scene is a large curved basaltic wall; in the center is a stream of water pouring over the lip into a river below; water vapor floats in the air at the bottom. Image is annotated in the lower right, “Falls of the Peloos R. Columbia R.” Manuscript material on the verso reads: “Fall on the Peloos (was the Snake) River April 6, 1846.” and “Extraordinary Basaltic Formation & Falls on the River Peloos was the Snake (on the South Branch of the Columbia River) April 1846. – the fall is about 250 feet in depth.”

Matte 41 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Sandstone and basaltic Rocks on the Snake River; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 10 in) (17 ½ x 25 ½ cm). April 1846. [Imprint Society number: 61] Enlarge

Landscape image taken from a riverbank featuring a river running along several large rock formations. In the foreground in the river are red rocks; to the left are rows of dark and green rocks. To the left are rolling hills and several large rectangular red rocks. Image is annotated on the verso, “Sandstone & basaltic Rocks on the Snake (or the South branch) the Columbia River – April 1846.”

Matte 42 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). The Rocky Mountains from Boat Encampment on the Columbia River; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 10 in) (17 ½ x 25 ½ cm). May 1846. [Imprint Society number: 62] Enlarge

Landscape image of the Rocky Mountains. In the center is the Columbia River with the silhouette of a canoe and two men aboard; the river is also dotted with rocks. In the immediate foreground is an uprooted tree and an additional tree on its side. The Rocky Mountains are colored white and dark purple; pine trees enclose the river. Image is annotated in the lower left, “The Rocky Mountains from Boat Encampment on the Columbia River looking S.[E?] May [] 1846.” Note: image is on blue paper. Verso is annotated, “from the Boat Encampment – Columbia River Looking S.W. Rocky Mountains. Looking South West by South up the River which bends to the West[…] and a short distance below the Boat Encampment so called because from hence is made the portage of the Rocky Mountains (going East.) - - ”

Matte 43 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). On the Columbia River; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 10 in) (17 ½ x 25 ½ cm). May 1846. [Imprint Society number: 63] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring silhouettes of several people in canoes; in the foreground to the left are several people in blue and red paddling a canoe toward the right. In the middle of the river is what appears to be beach as there are silhouettes of men standing on it. In the background are the Rocky Mountains covered with snow; the effect is done in gouache. Visible to the left is a river bend; the river is bordered by pine trees. Note: image is on blue paper. Image is annotated on the verso, “on the Columbia River [] Boat encampment. Rocky Mountains – Oregon – May 1, 1846.”

Matte 44 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Dog Sledge on the Athabasca River. [] Rocky Mountains; Watercolor and chalk. (7 1/8 x 10 1/8 in) (18 x 26 cm). ca. 1846. [Imprint Society number: 64] Enlarge

Image featuring a man dressed in a yellow coat with an orange sash and a blue beret atop his head; he is in front of a dog sled. The dogs are black and have log tails and droopy ears; they are harnessed together; two are seated one standing. The sled attached features a man sitting in it wearing a brown had and a blue jacket. Behind the scene are rolling hills covered in pine trees and snow. In the far background are snow covered mountains. Note: Imprint Society refers to the image as “Pere de Smet.” Note: image is on blue paper.

Matte 45 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Dog Sleigh on the Athabasca River 1846; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 10 in) (17 ½ x 25 ½ cm). 1846. [Imprint Society number: 66] Enlarge

Black and white watercolor on blue-colored paper. In the far distance is a jagged mountain range; immediately before it are tree-covered rolling hills. In the foreground are three men and three dogs. One of the men sits on a snow bank; another stands with his arms folded and a third sits in the sled. The three dogs are harnessed together; two sitting and one standing. Image is annotated at the bottom, “Dog Sleigh Athabasca River. 1846.” Several areas of the men’s coats are highlighted in gouache. Image is annotated on the reverse: “Pere de Smet: [Cariole?] Dog [] on the Athabasca River Rocky Mountains May 1846.”

Matte 46 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Ascending the Rocky Mountains; Watercolor and chalk. (9 7/8 x 6 7/8 in) (25 x 17 ½ cm). May 1846. [Imprint Society number: 67] Enlarge

Image of a train of men ascending a mountain range on snow shoes. Central in the scene is a black bare tree leaning towards the right; the ridge is covered in pine trees. All of the hikers have sticks and backpacks; they are colored in while the rest of the scene is black and white. In the far distance are numerous jagged mountains. Image is annotated on the verso, “Ascending the Rocky Mountains May 1846.” and “Ascending the Rocky Mountains for 5 ½ hours we continued the ascent of this ridge on snow shoes [] became fatigued and we encamped on 20 feet of snow nearly 7000 feet above the sea. 6th May 1846.” Note: image is on blue paper.

Matte 47 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Naksa. Cree Indian; Watercolor and charcoal. (9 7/8 x 6 7/8 in) (25 x 17 ½ cm). 1840. [Imprint Society number: 68] Enlarge

A full portrait of a seated Native American facing left; the Native American is wearing a leather cape and underneath a lighter colored garment decorated with black blue and red arrows. There is an animal fur attached to the exterior of the leather cape. The headdress is decorated with black feathers; a leather sash extends across the shoulders and attaches to a pouch. In the person’s right hand is a long decorated stick with a point at the top. Image is annotated at the bottom, “[N]aska Cree Indian. 184[0?]” Note: image is on blue paper.

Matte 48 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Nisqually half Caste Indians gambling; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 9 5/8 in) (17 x 24 cm). No date. [Imprint Society number: 43] Enlarge

Image featuring four men sitting in a circle and four men standing around them; the men are wearing different clothes; many are dressed in what appears to be leather, but some are wearing blue coats with sashes, striped pants; some have headdresses with feathers and some are wearing hats. Two of the men are smoking pipes. Visible in the background to the left is the silhouette of what appears to be a fort. Image is annotated at the bottom, “[Nisqually?] Half Caste Indians gambling.”

Matte 49 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Canadian Fishers; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 10 in) (17 x 25 cm). No date. [Imprint Society number: 4] Enlarge

Image featuring four people; three people are standing in the center, one of them wearing a blue jacket with a red hat and sash holding an oar; he is facing a woman wearing a white coat, blue and red skirt and a large brimmed hat. To her left is a man bending over with both hands in a bucket. Behind them is a man walking with what appears to be an oar or a spear. In the distance are silhouettes of several people in a canoe on a river. In the distant background are several structures and rolling hills. Image is annotated in the lower left, “Canadian fishers.”

Matte 50 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Canadian Cabriolet; Watercolor. (6 ½ x 9 7/8 in) (16 ½ x 25 cm). No date. [Imprint Society number: 6] Enlarge

Image featuring the profile man being pulled in a two-wheeled one-horse carriage towards the left; the body of the cabriolet is colored red. The passenger is leaning back wearing a red hat and smoking a pipe; he has on a blue coat. The man driving the horse is wearing a blue cap and red shirt; his legs are braced on two poles which extend from the cabriolet to the horse’s harness. Image is annotated in the lower left, “Canadian Cabriolet.”

Matte 51 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Indian (Chinook) Lodge opposite Fort George; Watercolor and pencil. (6 ½ x 9 7/8 in) (16 ½ x 25 cm). No date. [Imprint Society number: 45] Enlarge

Unfinished watercolor of a lodge. At the right of the lodge are the studs and foundation with numerous planks of wood leaning up against the exterior; to the left is the entrance with silhouettes of three people in front of it; this area of the lodge has a roof. In the foreground, in pencil, are two tree trunks and what appears to be a canoe on its side. Behind the lodge are pine trees. Image is annotated in the lower right, “Indian (Chinook) Lodge opposite Fort George.”

Matte 52 De Smet, Pierre Jean (1801-1873). Barnabe [St. Barnabas?]; Pencil. (7 5/8 x 4 7/8 in) (19 ½ x 12 ½ cm). No date. [Not included in Imprint Society text] Enlarge

Bust profile portrait featuring a man facing right; he has long gray hair and wrinkles surrounding his eyes and chin. His hands are folded in front of him clasping rosary beads; he is wearing what appears to be an animal skin coat. Image is annotated beneath, “Barnabe” and “drawn by Pere de Smet.”

Matte 53 De Smet, Pierre Jean (1801-1873). Luc [St. Luke?]; Pencil. (7 5/8 x 4 7/8 in) (19 ½ x 12 ½ cm). No date. [Not included in Imprint Society text] Enlarge

Bust profile portrait featuring a man facing right; he has long hair and a large nose; he is wearing a crucifix around his neck. His hands are in front of him clasped in prayer. Around his shoulders is an animal fur. Image is annotated beneath, “[Luc/Que?]” and “drawn by Pere de Smet Oregon.”

Matte 54 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Fort Ellice on the Assiniboine River. June 23, 1845; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 9 5/8 in) (17 x 24 ½ cm). June 1845. [Imprint Society number: 15] Enlarge

Image featuring two teepees set in a landscape; in front of the teepees are sketches of several people, one at a fire pit. In the background to the left is what appears to be a fort; to the right is a river set against a forest. The landscape in the distance is flat. Image is annotated in the upper right, “Fort Ellice on the Assiniboine River June 23 1845.” And on the verso, “Fort Ellice on the River Assiniboine H.B. [] territory June 22nd 1845”

Matte 55 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Mt. Washington. Sept 6, 1845. from the Gamble River – Wallamatta Country; Pencil. (6 ¾ x 9 5/8 in) (17 x 24 ½ cm). September 1845. [Imprint Society number: 58] Enlarge

Pencil sketch featuring a landscape with numerous pine trees. The view is from the top of a mountain looking down into a valley; in the trunks of numerous trees. In the distance and to the left is a mountain peak among a mountain range. Image is labeled in the lower left, “Mt. Washington” and in the lower right, “Wallamatta Country Sept 6, 1845. from the Gamble River.” On the verso is a light pencil sketch of a mountain peak and trees with the annotation, “From the Gamble [ ] [ ] after Wallamatta.”

Matte 56 [Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898)?]. Patent Screw for Loring Rockets invented by Capt Belle; Pencil. (6 ½ x 9 ½ in) (16 ½ x 24 cm). 1843. [Not included in Imprint Society text] Enlarge

Two technical drawings, the first is the exterior of what appears to be a clamp; it is annotated with letters and labeled beneath. To the right is an additional technical drawing featuring an item with three wheels and a box with annotations. Along with descriptions beneath, the item is annotated along the left hand side “Washington 1843.”

Matte 57 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Cape Disappointment from the Anchorage; Pencil. (9 3/8 x 13 5/8 in) (24 x 34 ½ cm). No date. [Imprint Society number: 48] Enlarge

Image of the headland of Cape Disappointment; central in the image is the head which is covered in trees and surrounded on all sides by water; to the right are numerous houses along the riverbank. The image is annotated beneath: “Cape Disappointment Looking South from the Anchorage.” Note: the image appears to have been folded.

Matte 58 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Fort Ticonderoga; Pencil. (6 7/8 x 10 in) (17 ½ x 25 ½ cm). August 1844. [Not included in Imprint Society text] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring the ruins of several buildings of Fort Ticonderoga in the distance. In the foreground to the right is a rock wall and several bare trees; in the middle is a long empty field bordered to the left by additional trees and brush. In the background are rolling hills. Image is annotated in the lower left, “Fort Ticonderoga August 1844.” Image is annotated on the reverse, “Fort Ticonderoga Lake Champlain [].”

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Matte 59 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Falls; Watercolor. (7 1/8 x 9 ¾ in) (18 x 24 ½ cm). No date. [Not included in Imprint Society text] Enlarge

Landscape image, colored in sepia and black, of a waterfall. To the left and in the foreground are numerous rocks and brush; the right, and much of the scene, is enveloped by the fall and its water vapor. At the crest of the falls are rocks and the silhouette of an shaped rock formation.

Matte 60 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Looking North. July 26, 1845; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 9 5/8 in) (17 x 24 ½ cm). July 1845. [Imprint Society number: 28] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring numerous pine trees surrounding a body of light-colored sand. In the distance and to the left are dark blue rocky mountains. To the right is a pencil sketch of an unfinished pine tree. The image is annotated in the lower left, “July 26 Looking North.” Image is annotated on verso, “No. 16 Camp in the Mountains. July 26, 1845 Looking North.”

Matte 61 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Rocky Mountains. May 1, 1846; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 10 in) (17 x 25 ½ cm). May 1846. [Imprint Society number: 65] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring a large mountain and peak in the background; the mountain range cascades into a valley. To the right is a heavily-forested hill. In the foreground is a lake and a tall bare tree. There are several pencil sketches suggesting additional trees. Image is annotated in the lower right, “Rocky Mountains May 1 1846” Note: image is on blue colored paper. Image is annotated on the reverse, “May 8 1846 Rocky Mountains.”

Matte 62 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Pawnee Fort. Arkansas River; Watercolor. (6 5/8 x 9 5/8 in) (17 x 24 ½ cm). No date. [Not included in Imprint Society text] Enlarge

Image featuring a sepia colored encampment with several people in the foreground. In the background are two tents, two horses and a man; to the right is a grove of trees. In front of the trees are three men, one of them sitting on the ground with his back towards the viewer and his arm extended, one man is standing with his hand in his pocket and a third man has his hands in his pocket and sits on a stool. To the left are two men and a dog around a fire pit and an open basket. Image is annotated in the upper right, “Pawnee Fort. Arkansas River.”

Matte 63 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Michili Makinak Fort Huron. Fort Makinaw (Michilimakinak, Fort Makinak); Watercolor. (6 3/8 x 9 7/8 in) (16 x 25 cm). No date. [Imprint Society number: 70] Enlarge

Image featuring several buildings along a lake. In the foreground is a wooden fence or embankment. To the right is the body of the lake; in the far distance is a pencil sketch of a house. To the left, atop a rocky hill is a fort with numerous structures and a central tower. The sky is colored hues of purples and pinks. Image is annotated in the lower left, “Michili Makinak. Lake Huron. Fort Makinaw.” Verso is annotated, “White Mt. Usual Margin ½ White [Reed?]” and “[Fort Mackinaw] Michili Makinaw Entrance to Lake Michigan.”

Matte 64 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). [Snowy and Rocky landscape]; Watercolor. (8 1/8 x 11 ¾ in) (20 ½ x 30 cm). No date. [Not included in Imprint Society text] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring a high cliff range which is topped with snow and bare trees; the rocks of the cliff are deep, jagged and colored dark blue. In the foreground are pencil sketches of several figures in pairs; the figures are standing on what appears to be either a frozen river, large snow banks or sheets of ice.

Matte 65 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). The American Institute. Oregon (Erected 1843.) Sept. 1845; Pencil. (6 7/8 x 9 5/8 in) (17 ½ x 24 ½ cm). September 1845. [Imprint Society number: 55] Enlarge

Pencil sketch image featuring a three-story building in the distance foregrounded by cleared fields which are fenced in and divided. in the distance to the left is a mountain peak. The building has a central steeple-like structure, numerous windows and two chimneys. To the left of the scene is a tree. Behind the institute as well as additional cleared fields are rolling hills and forests. The image is annotated in the lower left, “Sept 1845” and “The American Institute Oregon erected 1843.”

Matte 66 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Near Height of land. Rocky Mountains, July 26, 1846; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 9 5/8 in) (17 x 24 cm). July 1846. [Not included in Imprint Society text] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring a path winding through a field; the field is colored in gold and browns. In the background is a mountain range and trees; visible in the center is the pencil sketch of several trees and animals. To the left is a partial tree trunk. A halo of the sunset is surrounding the mountains in the backgrounds in hues of pinks and purples. Image is annotated in the bottom right, “Heights of Land. Mountains. July 26” and on the verso, “Near Height of Land Rocky Mountains July 26th 1845.”

Matte 67 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Breakfast, July 19, 1845. Our First View of the Rocky Mountains; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 9 ½ in) (17 x 24 ½ cm). July 1845. [Imprint Society number: 18] Enlarge

Image featuring pencil sketches of several people at a fire pit in the foreground. Some of them are standing and some sitting; to the right of the people is a path cutting through a field with a herd of animals walking along; the animals could perhaps be cattle or horses. On the horizon are the Rocky Mountains colored purple, foregrounding the mountains is a field or perhaps a river or lake. Image is annotated beneath, “Breakfast July 19th 1845” and “our first view of the Rocky Mountains 4 days before we reached them.” and at the top “Snow on the highest peaks and on the []” and on the verso, “First View of the Rocky [Mountains] July 19 1845”

Matte 68 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Fort La Roche [Fort Colville?]; Watercolor. (6 ¾ x 10 in) (17 x 25 cm). April 1846. [Imprint Society number: 69] Enlarge

Image featuring a fort with a tower, wall and numerous buildings; the fort is foregrounding rolling brown mountains; directly behind the fort are numerous trees and structures. To the right of the fort is a fenced in field. The sky is colored hues of pinks and blues. To the left are pencil sketches of several figures. Image is annotated at the bottom, “Fort [La Roche]” The image is annotated on the verso, “Fort Colville from near the River Columbia April 1846.”

Matte 69 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Madawaska. 1843. Watercolor. (6 5/8 x 9 7/8 in) (17 x 25 cm). 1843. [Imprint Society number: 9] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring a lush setting. In the center of the scene is a tall tree with a full crown; to the right is a river foregrounding numerous hills with forests and divided fields. To the left of the scene is what appears to be a town with a road winding through several houses which fade off into the distance. In the far background are mountains. The sky is colored hues of pinks and blues. Image is annotated in the upper right, “Madawaska” and in the lower left, “Madawaska 1843.”

Matte 70 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898).Oregon City and Falls. 1846. Watercolor. (6 5/8 x 9 7/8 in) (17 x 25 cm). 1846. [Imprint Society number: 54] Enlarge

Image featuring a town alongside a riverbed. In the center of the river are several islands and a figure in a canoe; the river bends in two directions as it winds along forests into the distance. To the left is the settlement with a cleared path and a man on an ox-drawn cart. One of the buildings has a waterwheel; several of the trees have been felled and their stumps are visible. Image is annotated at the bottom, “Oregon City & Falls 1846” and on the verso, “Oregon City January 1846 The American Village on the River Willamette looking towards the falls of the same River.” 

Matte 71 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). [Mountain Range, possibly the Rocky Mountains]. Watercolor. (6 7/8 x 9 5/8 in) (17 x 24 ½ cm). No date. [Not included in Imprint Society text] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring a mountain range in the distance covering most of the horizon; the mountains are outlined lightly in pencil. In the foreground are rolling hills and possibly a field.

Matte 72 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). On the Columbia River – above the Cascades. No. 1. Pencil. (6 ¾ x 10 in) (17 ½ x 25 ½ cm). No date. [Imprint Society number: 30] Enlarge

Pencil landscape drawing taken from a riverbank featuring several mountain ranges cascading down into the river; the mountains are heavily forested. To the left is an additional mountain range. Image is annotated in the bottom right, “on the Columbia River above the Cascades.” Note: image for Matte 73 is on verso.   

Matte 73 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). On the Columbia River – above the Cascades. No. 2. Pencil. (6 ¾ x 10 in) (17 ½ x 25 ½ cm). No date. [Imprint Society number: 31] Enlarge

Pencil landscape drawing featuring a heavily rocky mountain range in the center, and one forested to the left. In the foreground is a calm river and the trunks of several trees protruding from the water. To the left is a rock and bare tree. The bottom is annotated, “Columbia above the Cascades”  in the lower right and in the upper right, “above the Cascades Columbia River No. 2.” Note: image is on the verso of Number 72.

Matte 74 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Fort Astoria on the Columbia River. Pencil. (6 ¾ x 10 in) (17 x 25 cm). 1846. [Imprint Society number: 42] Enlarge

Image featuring a settlement abutting a river; the settlement is comprised of numerous structures and fenced in fields. In the water are several large rocks and uprooted trees. Also in the water is a silhouette of several people on a canoe. In the background on the river is a heavily-forested island. Image is annotated in the lower right, “Fort Astoria on the Columbia River Oregon” and on the verso, “All that now remains of the Astoria of Washington Irvin now called Fort George near the mouth of the Columbia River 1846.”

Matte 75 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Columbia River. Tongue Point from Astoria. Pencil. (6 3/8 x 10 in) (16 x 25 cm). 1846. [Imprint Society number: 44] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring a river bend and beach to the right and in the center a heavily forested island; there are mountains to the far left in the distance. To the right is a bare tree and a house among several pine trees. The image is signed in the lower right, “Astoria Looking up the River from Fort George.” And “Columbia River Tongue Point.”

Matte 76 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Cape Disappointment from the Interior. Pencil. (6 ¾ x 10 in) (17 x 25 ½ cm). No date. [Imprint Society number: 47] Enlarge

Landscape pencil image featuring the headland of the cape which encompasses much of the center of the scene. To the right is where the water meets the land and several calm waves are visible. The cape is heavily forested; in the far distance to the left are mountains. Image is annotated in the bottom right, “Cape Disappointment from the Interior”

Matte 77 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Fort Vancouver on the Columbia River. Pencil. (7 x 10 in) (18 x 26 cm). No date. [Imprint Society number: 40] Enlarge

Image featuring a fort with numerous buildings, structures a fence and centrally located gate. Behind the fort are numerous tall pine trees. In the foreground is a bare field with two animals, possibly sheep, grazing. Silhouettes of people are visible in the gateway as well as the back of a watchtower and a flag with the initials “H.B.C.” Image is annotated in the lower right, “Fort Vancouver on the Columbia River.” Note: the image is on gray colored paper.

Matte 78 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Hudson’s Bay Company’s Fort Pitt on the Saskatchewan River. July 7, 1845. Pencil. (6 5/8 x 9 3/8 in) (17 x 24 cm). July 1845. [Imprint Society number: 16] Enlarge

Image featuring the exterior of a fort. In the center of the scene, along with the walls and gate, are two watchtowers.  There are also numerous people along the perimeter of the fort; some walking and some riding horses. To the right is a teepee with two people in front tending to a fire pit. There are also several people in the center in the foreground; one man wrapped in a blanket and one hooded woman with a child on her back. Image is annotated in the lower right, “H.B.Co. Fort Pitt on the Saskatchewan River July 7 1845” and on the verso, “Fort Pitt on the Saskatchewan River July 7 1845.”

Matte 79 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Camp. June 18, 1845. Pencil and watercolor. (6 ¾ x 9 ½ in) (17 x 24 cm). June 1845. [Imprint Society number: 12] Enlarge

Partially finished image featuring several men in front of a tent and teepee tending to horses and a fire pit to the right. To the left are watercolor rolling landscapes in purples and gold; there are also faint marking suggestive of brush and trees throughout. The image is annotated in the lower left, “Camp June 18, 1845” and in the upper right, “Camp No. 1 Wednesday June 18, 1845.” The verso is annotated, “‘No 1’ Camp June 18, 1845.” 

Matte 80 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). The Village of Sorel, 1841. Pencil and wash. (6 x 9 ¼ in) (15 x 23 ½ cm). 1841. [Not included in Imprint Society text] Enlarge

Image featuring a town on a body of water. The town, located to the right, consists of numerous buildings, structures and a flagpole. On the body of water is a man in a canoe and several ships with masts. In the foreground is brush and trees highlighted in wash. The image is annotated on the reverse, “[] from the Govt. [College?] The Village of Sorel 1841.”

Matte 81 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Church at Sorel, Canada. Pencil and watercolor. (8 ¼ x 6 1/8 in) (21 x 15 ½ cm). No date. [Not included in Imprint Society text] Enlarge

Image featuring the front exterior of a church. The church has a steeple, arched windows and an arched doorway. It is bordered by what appears to be an iron fence. There are also numerous trees surrounding the exterior and a path in the front. The stone of the church is colored golden brown. Image is annotated on the reverse, “Church at Sorel, Canada.”

Matte 82 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Falls of the Kaministiquia River (About 150 feet high) above Lake Superior into which the River runs, 1845. Pencil. (7 7/8 x 11 1/8 in) (20 x 28 ½ cm). 1845. [Imprint Society number: 10] Enlarge

Landscape image featuring the falls of a river. In the foreground is a bare tree which has grown to the right; to the left is a ledge with other trees. In the distance, before the start of the falls, is a heavily forested island and heavily forested river bend. At the center of the crest is a darkened area suggesting rocks beneath the falls. Image is annotated on the reverse, “Falls of the [Shauwinnigan?] River (about 150 feet) above Lake Superior in to which the River runs 1845.” Note: image appears to have been folded.

Matte 83 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Hunt after Wild Cattle. Ink. (6 ¾ x 10 in) (17 x 25 cm). 1845. [Imprint Society number: 41] Enlarge

Image in ink featuring numerous men on horseback chasing after cattle. One in the center is making a lasso in the air; surrounding the hunt are ink drawings suggesting trees. There is also rain falling diagonally on the scene. The image is annotated in pencil in the bottom right, “Hunt after wild cattle (raining a [few?])” and on the reverse, “Hunting wild cattle on the [Multnomah Island?], Columbia River 1845.” And in the upper left, “[]b 101”

Matte 84 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). [Images of Native Americans on horseback]. Charcoal and colored pencil. (10 x 6 ¾ in) (25 x 17 cm). 1845. [Not included in Imprint Society text] Enlarge

Three images of Native Americans on horseback; they are all facing different directions on the sheet of paper. The one on the bottom features the profile of a Native American dressed in yellow with his arm extended. He is riding a horse which as two features – one in its main and one in its tail. The second image at the top of the page features the backside of a horse and Native American atop; this man is dressed in brown. The third image is a sketch and is along the left side – it features a person riding a horse pulling on reins and holding a whip.

Matte 85 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Iceboats. Pencil and watercolor. (5 1/8 x 8 ¾ in) (13 x 22 cm). 1845. [Not included in Imprint Society text] Enlarge

Image featuring several iceboats on a frozen river. To the right is a pencil sketch of the profile of several people being pulled in a sleigh by two horses. In the foreground are sketches of the back of another sleigh and horse as well as people in skates. On the center of the ice are three iceboats with men atop; each image shows a different view of an iceboat. The sails are colored in watercolor but the people aboard are pencil sketches; in the distance are blue rolling mountains. Image is annotated on the reverse, “Ice boats.”

Matte 86 Warre, Henry James, Sir (1819-1898). Montreal January 3, [1840?] from St. Helen’s. Watercolor. (5 ¾ x 20 in) (15 x 50 ½ cm) On two sheets adhered together. January [1840?]. [Imprint Society number: 7] Enlarge

Panoramic landscape of a city to the right with numerous buildings foregrounded by a field of snow and silhouettes of people. Visible in the center of the city is an unfinished church, possibly the Notre-Dame Basilica, with two spires and several other buildings one with a dome and one with a spire. To the left of the scene is a snow bank with numerous bare trees and silhouettes of people. Visible in the city are several windmills; in the far distance is a rolling forested hill. On the verso is annotated in the upper right, “January 184[]? from St. Helen’s.”

 

 

 

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