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|Government Buildings: 1700-1859|
|Downtown Halifax A view of downtown Halifax in the later 18th
century, showing Nova Scotia's Government House as the large mansion between the two
|P.E.I. Council The Prince Edward Island Council in session in
the later 18th century.
|Navy Hall Open air gathering of the Upper Canada Legislative
Assembly, Navy Hall, Niagara, 1792. Initially, there were sixteen member elected at least every
four years. Oil on canvas by Charles Walter Simpson (1878-1942).
|John G. Simcoe Lieutenant-Governor John Graves Simcoe in
Navy Hall, Newark (Niagara), Upper Canada, his residence after 1792.
|York Parliament Buildings The Parliament Buildings at York,
1797, which, although ordered built by Governor Simcoe, were not in use till after his
|Parliament House Parliament House, Quebec City, 1851-1854.
After the burning of the parliament building in Montreal in 1849, the capital moved to Toronto
until 1851, and then to Quebec City until 1854.
|Union Parliament The opening of the first Union Parliament,
Kingston, Canada West, with the arrival of Governor-General Lord Sydenham, in official dress
for the occasion. Oil on canvas by Charles Walter Simpson (1878-1942), c.
|Montreal Parliament Sir Charles Metcalfe opening Parliament,
Montreal, 1844 or 1845. In 1844 Montreal was made capital of the United Province of Canada as
Kingston was judge too small and outlying. Oil by Andrew Morris, 1845.
|Government House The new Government House, Fredericton,
New Brunswick, c. 1850. By Lady Anna Maria Head.
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