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Place of creation

Québec (Province)


Burland, Lafricain & Co. Engravers

1 print / estampe: engraving, laid down to secondary support. Platemark visible on secondary support. Secondary support: 31.0 x 24.0 cm.
Support: 11.500 x 17.200 cm
Secondary support: 24.000 x 31.000 cm
Platemark: 17.200 x 25.000 cm (Platemark on secondary support.)

Scope and content

Accession consists of engraved portrait of Isaac Buchanan (1810-1883), M.P.P. Politician, businessman, entrepreneur in Upper Canada, active in Toronto and Hamilton.

Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-100601
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
90: Open
Other accession no.
1967-015 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1967-15-3. Copyright: Expired.

BURLAND LAFRICAIN & CO., Printer's File: Art Collection Files. 705-2162. Accession File and Portrait File transferred to the Portrait Gallery of Canada. 90 (Paper)

Additional name(s)

Additional information

This print has been given the item number 00003, added to original root accession number 1967-15. It is possibly 1 of an original number of 48 items offered for acquisition under this accession number. Since no other instances of this number occur, it was given 00003 to distinguish it from 2 other copies of this print from the same accession.

Custodial history
Part of a transfer from the Manuscript Division of portraits of Isaac Buchanan (48) copies. Note log entry crossed out with red marker and states: 2 retained. [From Art Accession Log-book 1931-1969]. 3 portraits of Buchanan accounted for as part of this accession.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed in the print, recto b. [below image]: Isaac Buchanan [last word underlined] / M.P.P. / Representative in the Commons House of Parliament of Canada. / and President of the Board of Trade. for the City of Hamilton. / in which same capacities he served the City of Toronto. / the Metropolis. at the Union of the Canadas. / [separation line] / Burland, Lafricain & C[^o]. Engravers. Montreal ; verso in pencil, c.: 1967-15-3 [ - 3 added with this update] C-100601

Subject heading

Buchanan, Isaac, 1810-1883.


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