North and Central America (continent)
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
205 x 149 mm. A view from the St Lawrence River looking towards the City Hall, the Church of Notre Dame de Bonsecours and the Bonsecours Wharf. In the foreground are the huge mounds of breaking ice which pile up at the side of the river during the thaw.
209 x 152 mm. A winter scene in Belmont Street looking along a path cut through the snow with domestic residences in the background. Print signed ‘Henderson’.
335 x 263 mm. Showing a woodland scene in Mount Royal Park in winter, with snow on the ground and hoar frost on the trees. In the centre foreground stands an empty horse sleigh. Print signed ‘Henderson’.
341 x 266 mm. A view from Mount Royal looking eastwards over the city towards the St. Lawrence River and the Victoria Bridge in the distance. The twin towers of the church of Notre Dame can be seen in the centre of the print near the river, while in the foreground is the frozen-over MacTavish Reservoir (built 1864), dominated by the square of Ravenscrag, built in 1862 as the home of Sir Hugh Allen (1810-82), reputed to be the richest man in Canada. Print signed ‘Alexander Henderson’.
339 x 247 mm. A view looking across the Saint Lawrence from Levis towards the western bank of the river. Dominating the skyline on the far side is the Citadel, with Dufferin Terrace and other city buildings to its right. The Chateau Frontenac, nowadays a prominent landmark beside the Citadel, has not yet been built. In the foreground large blocks of ice litter the river bank. Print signed ‘Henderson’.
202 x 157 mm. A skilful composite photograph of three people going downhill on a toboggan. The three would have been photographed in the studio and the picture superimposed on the woodland scene. The joins can be seen around the figures on careful inspection. Print signed ‘A. Henderson’.
192 x 115 mm. Showing four engines, the leader fitted with a snowplough, moving through a thick bank of snow. Print signed ‘A. Henderson’. ‘Towards C.N.’, (National Archives of Canada, 1972), identified the train as a Grand Trunk Railway locomotive near Quebec in February 1869.