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Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 painting : oil on canvas
Image: 63.700 x 77.000 cm
Platemark: 89.000 x 101.500 x 11.500 cm
Inventory no.: op0531

Scope and content

The work depicts a half length portrait to the right.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Physical access restricted. No restricti
ons on use for reproduction or publication
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-129232
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
OP-0531 Item no. assigned by LAC 10
90: Open
Other accession no.
1977-018 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1977-18-10. Molson Portrait Collection, Molson Archives, Montreal, Quebec.
Copyright: Expired

Additional information

Physical description note
Feb. 1977 - the work is in a gold wood and plaster frame under glass.

Related materials
See accession nos. 1987-29-1 and 1987-29-2 for 2 other portraits of sitter

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Exhibitions note
Exhibition title: the Molsons in Canada- The First 200 Years. Curators: Staff of the National Archives, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1986.12.03 - 1987.02.28, cat. no.: no. 19.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in brushpoint and red paint, l.r.: Copy after/W. Sawyer./ on wooden label on frame, b.c.: THOMAS MOLSON/DIED FEBRUARY 22[^ND] 1863/AGED 71 YEARS; on small label with red border, verso t.c. on frame in pen and ink: 5/printed label (inverted) b.c. of frame: W. SCOTT & SONS/1789 Notre Dame Street,/Gilders and Picture Framers,/DEALERS[?]/Works of Art.

Attributions and conjectures
After the artist William Sawyer.

Feb. 1977 - there is some surface cracking.

Subject heading

Molson, Thomas, 1791-1863.


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