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The Telegram

1 drawing / dessin : pen and ink, felt pen, applied tone laminate and opaque white on wove paper mounted on board
Support: 33.000 x 38.100 cm
Image: 28.300 x 30.000 cm (irregular)

Scope and content

one original editorial cartoon by John Yardley Jones published in The Telegram of Toronto, February 22, 1968 concerning the vote of non-confidence against PM Lester Pearson's Liberal government.
March 1976 - the work is soiled and has rust stains (l.l. and l.r.). The layers of the cardboard are separating (lower half) and the cardboard is warped.
Artist file no. 707-24.

Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-132615
90: Open
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
020000 Item no. assigned by LAC 5
90: Open
Other accession no.
1976-24 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1976-24-5 Source: transfer from Manuscript Division, L.B. Pearson Papers, MG 26 N.
Copyright: John Yardley Jones

Additional information

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Signed. Dated.
Inscription: Inscribed recto: u.r. "Sincere Wishes Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson Yardley Jones" in epn and ink; l.l. "Yardley Jones / THE TELEGRAM." in pen and ink; lower edge "'No, you may NOT leave the room!.' / THE TELEGRAM. Feb. 22nd. 1968." in pen and ink.

Subject heading

1. Pearson, Lester B., 1897-1972.
2. political.
3. social.
4. politique.
5. SUBJ. - Political/Social : Cartoon Depicting Pearson Seated in the House of Commons.


Other system control no.