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[photo] Near Victoria, British Columbia [2]
Photo credit: Bruce Davies, Craigdarroch Castle Historical Museum Society
Date: undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: said to be 18 x 36 inches (46 x 91 cm)
Inscription: l/l "FSchafer", in the artist's block-letter hand, initials conjoined in a monogram.
Verso: l/r "Near Victoria B.C."
Provenance: In private collection by 1981.
Note: (1) The waterway may be The Gorge, a scenic inlet that snakes through Victoria, British Columbia. (2) The photograph of the painting has an aspect ratio that suggests that its size may be 20 x 36 inches. (3) This painting is one of a series of Pacific northwest coast and Victoria, British Columbia, all of which depict the same tents and ocean-going dugout canoes.
Identification: Title from verso inscription.

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