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Description found in Archives

Works of art and graphic material [graphic material]. 

Series consists of

Date(s)

[ca. 1800-1950]

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

41 oil painting oil and pastel.
61 watercolours.
1 silk embroidery.
1 cut and paste silhouette.
35 drawings charcoal, pencil, ink, pen and ink.
531 prints mezzotints, wood engraving, lino engraving, lithographs, engravings, etchings, aquatints, photopress prints, photocopies, offset lithographs, photomechanical, photograph, hliogravure, "Tobacco" prints.

Scope and content

Series consists of original artworks and reproductions amassed by W.L.M. King throughout his lifetime. It includes portraits and miniatures of family members, political figures and friends, landscapes, city views and genre scenes by J.W.L. Forester, Frank Salisbury and numerous other artists. There are also caricatures by Les Callan, Bob Chambers, Jack Booth, John Collins, David Low, Illinsworth, and E. Knight. The collection includes one album composed of thirty-five watercolours of East Indian gods and a 152 page publication by J. Arthur Lemay entitled "Milles Tetes" which contains 482 heliogravure portraits of notable Canadians such as Arthur Doughty, William Lyon Mackenzie King, O.D. Skelton and Duncan Campbell Scott. In addition, the series contains a print entitled "The Founding of Australia", two "Tobacco" prints of Sir Wilfrid Laurier by J.W.L. Forester and assorted material, 1908-1948, largely consisting of reproductions of design proposals for various commemorative monuments/squares. These include reproductions of various drawings for the proposed National War Memorial Terrace by Jacques Gréber; reproductions of drawings of Ottawa views, the Senate Chamber floorplan, an etching of the Peace Tower by John A. Parson, a design for a proposed commemorative square in Ottawa by W. Chalmers and a design for the Terrrace Wall at the Parliament Buildings by Marshall Wood. There are also ceremonial dinner menus by Derso and Kelen for a League of Nationals dinner held in Switzerland, some poster type material relating to war savings, pulp and paper industry, etc; reproductions of paintings and of coats-of-arms and postcards.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Graphic material, art: Must be consulted
under close supervision for conservation reasons
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044346
90: Open
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044098
90: Open
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044337
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044319
90: Open
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044297
90: Open
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044091
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044339
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044081
90: Open
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044070
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044340
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-043918
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044075
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044322
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044324
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044336
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044102
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044085
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044294
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-024352
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044341
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044338
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044295
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044080
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044347
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044343
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-043920
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-043950
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-043970
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044314
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-024351
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-024350
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044095
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044353
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044088
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044084
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044348
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044069
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-024348
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044313
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-024349
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044093
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044327
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044107
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-044072
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-024353
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Graphic (art)
90: Open
Box
030166
040107
2000787917
2000791077
from 2000811959 to 2000811960
2000833676
2000859515
2000860713
2001455064
1.082
A422
A031-01
from A421/X1 to A421/X2
OP-0514 Item no. assigned by LAC 75355
Item no. assigned by LAC 80
Item no. assigned by LAC 79
Item no. assigned by LAC 74047
Item no. assigned by LAC 20
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
Box
0111-02 Item no. assigned by LAC 1
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
Box
030166
2000833676
0111-03
A255-02
A600-01 Item no. assigned by LAC 1; 19
Item no. assigned by LAC 36; 38; 55 -- 56
Item no. assigned by LAC 12; 14 -- 17; 19; 22; 24
Item no. assigned by LAC 2 -- 7; 30
Item no. assigned by LAC 23
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
Box
from 030165 to 030166
2000833676
A102-01
A255-02
A271-01 Item no. assigned by LAC 73 -- 82
Item no. assigned by LAC 2 -- 4; 6 -- 7; 9; 11; 25; 28; 31; 34; 36 -- 39; 42 -- 43; 45 -- 46; 48 -- 52; 55 -- 58; 60; 81; 90; 105 -- 106; 108 -- 111; 113 -- 117
Item no. assigned by LAC 57; 83; 85 -- 89; 95 -- 98
Item no. assigned by LAC 47
Item no. assigned by LAC 99 -- 100; 102 -- 104
Item no. assigned by LAC 93; 101
90: Open
Archival reference no.

Photo (accession 1964-087 PIC): Item level descriptions in accession file. (Paper)

Art (accession 1971-064 PIC): See art storage catalogue sheets for item level descriptions. (Paper)

Art (accession 1971-065 PIC): Descriptions available in accession binder no. 6, 1971. (Paper)

Art (selected items from accession 1971-065 PIC): Item level descriptions available online. (Electronic)

Art (Accession 1967-093) 90 (Electronic)

Additional information

Material was donated by William Lyon Mackenzie King or his estate and transferred directly from Laurier House.

Private