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Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
2 p. of textual records.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of a full-length standing portrait of Sir Wilfrid Laurier (1841-1919) painted by John Wentworth Russell. The fonds also contains a photocopy of a letter from Sir Wilfrid Laurier to John Wentworth Russell regarding a possible commission, 1915.
Painting: No restrictions
No finding aid
Correspondent: Laurier, Wilfrid, 1841-1919. Sir,
Biography / Administrative history
John Wentworth Russell, artist, was born in Binbrook, Wentworth County, Ont. He studied in Paris and exhibited regularly at the Paris Salon des Artistes français. In 1911 he settled in Toronto.
See: Morgan: Canadian Men and Women of The Time, 1912, p. 983.
1. John Wentworth Russell - Correspondence, 1915.
2. Art commissions - Canada, 1915.
3. Politicians - Canada - Correspondence, 1915.
4. Artists - Correspondence, 1915.
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Related control no.
1. 1990-363 DAP
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