1812 History
Sir Isaac Brock on Horse at Fort George- 1908


Description
Sponsors:
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Creator:
M. E. Stokes, Artist
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Paintings
Description:
This is an oil on canvas painting of Major General Sir Isaac Brock in full uniform astride a brown horse (believed to be named Alfred) exiting the gates of Fort George. There are two natives seated in the right corner. One being female with a papoose in a cradle-board. There are two soldiers mounted that are following behind Brock and a guard standing at attention at the gate. The painting is signed M. E. Stokes, 1908.

The wooden frame is a golden brown colour and is 6.5 cm wide. It has an ornate border that is raised 1cm, a sunken 2.5cm plain border then a 0.5 cm ornate inner border and finally a 1/8 cm plain border. Overall the painting is 95.5.cm x 73 cm and the canvas is 83cm x 60.5 cm.
Date of Original:
1908
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
981.D.125
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Image courtesy of the Niagara Falls History Museum
Terms of Use:
Please contact the Niagara Falls History Museum for any reproductions of this image.
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Sir Isaac Brock on Horse at Fort George- 1908
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Sir Isaac Brock on Horse at Fort George- 1908


This is an oil on canvas painting of Major General Sir Isaac Brock in full uniform astride a brown horse (believed to be named Alfred) exiting the gates of Fort George. There are two natives seated in the right corner. One being female with a papoose in a cradle-board. There are two soldiers mounted that are following behind Brock and a guard standing at attention at the gate. The painting is signed M. E. Stokes, 1908.

The wooden frame is a golden brown colour and is 6.5 cm wide. It has an ornate border that is raised 1cm, a sunken 2.5cm plain border then a 0.5 cm ornate inner border and finally a 1/8 cm plain border. Overall the painting is 95.5.cm x 73 cm and the canvas is 83cm x 60.5 cm.