French School, (18th century); French. Medium: pen, ink and watercolour on paper. Date: 1796. Grosse Ile, Grosse Isle au Dinde, Petite Isle au Dinde, Isle de Pierre, Isle au Bois-Blamc, Isle au Celeron; group of 12 islands in the Detroit River; ceded by France to Britain in 1760 and by Britain to the United States in 1796; site of earliest Francophone community West of Montreal; Provenance: Service Historique de L'Armee et de L'Air, Vincennes, France. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.