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Description found in Archives
Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Support: 27.300 x 40.600 cm
Scope and content
The print depicts a bust length portrait with face and eyes to the right. The coat-of-arms is apparently that of Jacques Cartier and not of G.E. Cartier.
Dec. 1975 - The print is badly stained on all sides, as well as being soiled and discoloured (centre). The edges are worn and the l.r. corner is cropped. There are pinholes u.c. and l.c. of the image, as well as tears left and right sides.
Portrait file 204-912.
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reproduction or publication.
A240-01 Item no. assigned by LAC 11
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1975-30-11 Source: transfer from National Library, Georges A. Daviault Collection.
Inscription: Inscribed recto: u.c. "O! CANADA, MON PAYS, MES AMOURS." on the stone; l.r. of image "J. L'hérault" facsimile signature on the stone; l.c. "Geo E. Cartier // ROBERTS & CO., LITH. 85 ST. JAMES ST., MONTREAL // Sir George Etienne Cartier, Baronet. / Ministre de la Milice et Membre du Conseil Privé de la / Puissance du Canada. / Né à St. Antoine, Rivière Chambly, le 6 Septembre 1815; reçu / Avocat en 1835; Membre du Barreau du Haut-Canada en 1868; / Chevalier Grand-Croix de l'Ordre d'Isabelle la Catholique en 1872; / décédé à Londres, le 10 Mai 1873; inhumé à Montréal, le 13 juin 1873. // [coat-of-arms with motto] FRANC ET SANS DOL // Minister of Militia and Member of the Privy Council of the / Dominion of Canda. / Born at St. Antoine, River Chambly, the 6th September 1815; / admitted at the Bar in 1835; Member of the Bar of Upper Canada in 1868; Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic in 1873; / died in London, England, the 20th May 1873; buried at Montréal, / the 13 June 1873." on the stone.
1. SUBJ. - Portrait : Bust Length Portrait.
2. Cartier, George-Étienne, Sir, 1814-1873.
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