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Series consists of



Place of creation

Québec (Province)

2 sketchbooks 1: comprised of 54 pencil drawings, 2: comprised of 30 pencil drawings
74 drawings pencil
21 drawings pen and ink
1 drawing gouache and pencil
4 drawings gouache
3 drawings some red chalk, some black chalk
3 watercolours watercolour
20 prints lithographs
2 prints wood engravings
21 prints offset lithograph reproductions
7 prints photomechanical reproductions
5 prints blueprints

Added language of material: French

Scope and content

The series consists of sketchbooks, drawings, caricatures, and printed images depicting the political life of the country during the period 1860-1908; images of the RCMP in the north-west in 1874; the Montreal winter carnival 1887-8; and historic subjects. The sketchbooks are titled: House of Commons sketchbook (54 drawings), and Sketchbook of political figures (30 drawings). Also included are large images titled: Chasse galerie, La débacle, and Découverte du Canada; and drawings by John Wilson Bengough (1851-1923), Arthur George Racey (1852-1908), and William Curikshank (1848-1922).

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Physical access through an art archivist
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Credit: National Archives of Canada.
Copyright expired.

Described at the item-level on Minisis-ICON. (Electronic)

Accession files. 1979-51, 1984-164, 1994-383 (Paper)

Additional information

Acquired from Laurent Allard, who is the grandson of Henri Julien.

Statement of responsibility note
Some of the prints and reproductions were published by the Montreal daily star: they are taken from the series: Songs of the By-Town Coons, and the Montreal daily star carnival number.

Subject heading

1. Bengough, John Wilson, 1851-1923.
2. Racey, Arthur George, 1870-1941.
3. Cruikshank, William, 1849-1922.
4. Borden, Robert Laird, Sir, 1854-1937.
5. Laurier, Wilfrid, Sir, 1841-1919.


Related control no.

1. 1979-051 PIC
2. 1984-164 PIC
3. 1994-383 DAP
4. 122-080112-7