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Toronto, Ontario

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined


Key Porter Books
sold by: Wittemann Brothers, New York, agents for Louis Glaser's Souvenir Albums

1 reproduction: photomechanical print on prepared wove paper; 30.4 x 22.9 cm.
Support: 22.900 x 30.400 cm

Scope and content

This item is a part of a Pierre Trudeau paperdoll dress-up book. There are 18 folios in all in this book, which contain outfits for the paperdool to wear. These outfits include ones titled "Pierre Goes West", "Pierre Goes Down East", "Pierre Paints a Pretty Picture", "Pierre Goes North/South", "Pierre Goes on a Date", "Pierre Takes a Dive", "Pierre Pumps Gas", "Pierre Cooks Canada", "Pierre Meets the Electorate", Pierre Sallies Forth for the Unemployment", "Pierre Doctors the Nation", "Pierre Performs Magical Feats of Clay", "Czar Peter the Great Meets Elizabeth II", "Pierre Takes off, eh, to the Great White North", "Pierre Goes Debating in Question Period", and "Pierre Retires".
There is another copy of this item, number 1999-1300-489.

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Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. no. R1300-488.1R, e004413881 to e004413900
Copyright: Graham Pilsworth
Restrictions on use: nil

Additional information

album: "The P.E.T. Paperdoll Dress-up Book" (Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1982) folio 1 recto

Exhibitions note
Exhibition title: Double Take: Portraits of Intriguing Canadians / Volte-face: Portraits de Canadiens fascinants. Curator: Caroline Cook. Library and Archives Canada Exhibition. Confederation Centre Art Gallery. Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; 2012.03.31 -2012.09.03. Further venue: McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario; 2012.09.22 – 2013.02.24 Further venue: Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, Quebec; 2013.03.21 – 2013.10.14

Subject heading

1. Trudeau, Pierre Elliott, 1919-2000.
2. Prime ministers Canada.


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