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Arrival of "enemy aliens" at Québec. 


ca. 1940

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 drawing / dessin : pen and black ink and watercolour over pencil on laid paper mounted on cardboard
Support: 21.800 x 20.300 cm (sheet)
Secondary support: 22.800 x 21.600 cm (mount)

Scope and content

This illustration is reproduced in Eric Koch, Deemed Suspect: A Wartime Blunder. In Spring, 1940, the British Gov't interned 30,000 refugees from Nazi Germany and Austria as 'enemy aliens'. In July 2,290 were sent to Canada. This sketch depicts their arrival at Québec.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
No physical access restriction
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-137145
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Other accession no.
1985-056 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1985-56-1 Source: Transfer, MSS Division, Eric Koch Papers, MG30 C192.
Copyright: unknown

Additional name(s)

Artist: Unknown.

Additional information

Exhibitions note
Exhibition title: Humour Under Fire. Curators: Teressa Macintosh, Canadian Museum of Caricature, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1991.10.17-1992.02.02.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Dated.
Inscription: Not transcribed.

Subject heading

1. Québec.
2. Military Activity.
3. activité militaire.
4. SUBJ. - Activity : Depicting View Of Arrivals From Nazi Germany & Austria Of Refugees, At Québec.
5. Québec (Québec) .


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