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Description found in Archives
Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Support: 34.700 x 25.900 cm
Platemark: 46.500 x 38.500 x 8.000 cm
Inventory no.: op0339
Scope and content
This monument was dedicated to the 148 fallen officers & men of the 85th Battalion. The verso of this painting has been painted brown
This is item 169 in the Hamilton inventory
Conditions of access
Physical access restricted.
Copy negative C-104640
OP-0339 Item no. assigned by LAC 114
1988-180 X DAP
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1988-180-114
Artist: Hamilton, Mary Riter, 1873-1954.
Exhibition title: No Man's Land: the Battlefield Paintings of Mary Riter Hamilton 1919-1922. Curators: Davis, Angela, University of Winnipeg Art Gallery; Winnipeg, Manitoba; 1989.11.05 - 1990.01.12.
Exhibition title: No Man's Land: The Battlefield Paintings of Mary Riter Hamilton. Curators: National Archives: 1993.03.25-1993.05.10. Further venue: Acadia University, Wolfville, N.S.: 1994.10.31-1994.12.02.
Further venue: Moose Jaw Art Museum, Saskatchewan: 1995.10.24-1995.12.03.
Exhibition title: Treasured Memories.
Curators: Tétrault, Martin.
Curators: National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1997.05.14 - 1998.01.
Exhibition title: Dark Matter: The Great War and Fading Memory. Curators: Kevin Rice, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PEI; 2006.11.11 - 2007.02.04. Further venue: Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario; 2007.11.03 - 2008.01.06. Further venue: Tom Thompson Memorial Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario; 2008.05.09 - 2008.06.22.
Exhibition Title : No Man's Land- The Battlefield Paintings of Mary Ritter Hamilton 1919-1922. Curator: Tony Tronrud, Thunder Bay Museum, Thunder Bay, Ontario; 2001.10.01 - 2001.11.15.
Exhibition title: No Man's Land: The Battlefield Paintings of Mary Riter Hamilton. Curators: National Archives, Ottawa, Ontario. Further Venue: Red Deer and District Museum, Red Deer, Alberta; 2004.10.02-2004.11.28.
Exhibition Title: No Man's Land- The Battlefield Paintings of Mary Ritter Hamilton 1919-1922. Curator: Dr. Sarah McKinnon, University of Winnipeg and Jim Burant National Archives of Canada in partnership with The War Amps, 136 St. Patrick Street, Ottawa, Ontario; 1998.11.05-1999.01.04.
Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in brown oil paint, recto l.l.: Mary Riter Hamilton ("Hamilton" partly underlined); in pen and blue ink on label, verso u.c.: Canadian Monument, / Passchendaele (in pen and black ink) Ridge / to 85th Batt to 148 / Officiers (sic) & Men / (in pen and blue ink) By / Mary Riter Hamiliton; printed label in black ink, u.c.: 169 (Partial Transcription)
2. GEOG - BELGIUM, PASSCHENDALE RIDGE - MONUMENTS.
3. Historical events - 1917-1918.
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