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.
Contact
Niagara Falls History Museum
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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.