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Many incidents of Wolfe's siege of Quebec reveal the immense contrast between the methods of warfare of to-day and those of two centuries ago.
In each of the five sieges which Quebec has sustained the strongest defence of the city has been its natural situation. Every besieger first of all had to overcome Quebec s geography.
Lismer wrote of this painting in his Canadian Picture Study: 'in Woodland Interior' we see Jefferys as an artist of grace and charm. A little landscape suffused with quiet sunlight, it is a water colour painted with delicate sensitiveness...