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Description found in Archives
Series consists of
Place of creation
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).
Physical access through an art archivist
Credit: National Archives of Canada.
Described at the item-level on Minisis-ICON. (Electronic)
Accession files. 1979-51, 1984-164, 1994-383 (Paper)
Statement of responsibility note
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
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