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Le Palais du parlement canadien, à Ottawa. -Dessin de Vuillier.

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Article ID AMC1454
Artist Sargent
Title Le Palais du parlement canadien, à Ottawa. -Dessin de Vuillier.
Year ca. 1880
Description View shows the Parliament of Canada in Ottawa, Canada.
The name Bytown was first used in 1827 to name the settlement around the Rideau Canal construction site. Its name goes back to Colonel John By, who led the construction of the connecting canal between the Ottawa and Rideau Rivers from 1826 to 1832. In 1857 Queen Victoria was asked to choose a capital for the province of Canada, she chose Ottawa. The Constitution Act of 1867 made Ottawa the capital of the new Canadian state.
Place of Publication Paris
Dimensions (cm)16 x 21 cm
ConditionPerfect condition
Coloringoriginal colored
TechniqueWood engraving

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