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Smaller egret (Egretta intermedia)

Mounted painting of a white egret in foreground, and six egrets in various poses in middle ground, on edge of river. Full background, with large trees, buildings, and people in boat in the distance.

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

VI Flowers

Small grey-ish paper mounted in centre of a larger page, with "VI Flowers" in script at centre.

Title page notes by Casey Wood

Small paper mounted on centre of page with black ink cursive writing that reads, "Drawings by Lady Gwillim wife of Chief Justice of Madras in 1801/2 [?] - 5." Blue ink stamp below writing reads, "Dr. Casey Wood, Author's Club, ...

Maize – zea mays

Detailed painting of corn tassels, tall with small buds. Tassels in the centre of the painting are more detailed, other tassels are suggested by shadows in the background. Inscription beneath the painting reads, "Maize zea mays."

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

[Untitled leaves] ; Anemone hepatica

Two smaller paintings on darker paper mounted on one sheet. The top painting shows two roughly sketched blue petals lying on a surface with minimal shadows. The bottom shows three blue flowers with some white accents, on tall, thin stems emerging ...

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

Glaucium luteum

Very lightly sketched and painted flower, some leaves painted light grey or green, others just outlined in pencil. Stem surrounded with curling, loose leaves. Inscription at the bottom centre of the page reads, "Glaucium luteum." Another...

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

Stephen Butler Leacock Fonds

  • MSG 668
  • Fonds
  • approximately 1913-1960

Leacock's papers comprise manuscripts of books, articles, and speeches written ca 1913-1937: included are Leacock's history of Montréal, and comic pieces such as "Too Much College", "The Stamp Album World", "Simp...

Leacock, Stephen, 1869-1944

Cowslip primula veris

Two smaller paintings mounted on one sheet. The upper painting shows two small yellow flowers, with no stems or leaves, lightly outlined. The lower painting shows a stem with bunch of small yellow flowers drooping down with very light green leaves...

Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1763-1807

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