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Canadian scenes

Canadian scenes collection. – 1860-1994. – 10 items.

The collection consists of engravings taken from The Illustrated London News, The Canadian Illustrated News, and one from Picturesque Canada: The Country as It Was and Is. There is also one engraving of the Horseshoe Falls at Niagara Falls, Ont. by Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900). It is stamped “Printsellers Association” and written under the engraving is: “Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1875, by M. Knoedler & Co. in the office of the Librarian at Washington.” The printed scenes are from Toronto, Goderich and London. Several concern railroads. There is one of the Toronto harbour. All but one are in colour.

Title based on content of collection.
The collection (77-2009) was acquired from Morris Norman in 2009.
Finding aid available as part of this description.
There are no access restrictions.
Further accruals are not expected.

Contact: archives@mcmaster.ca
Last Reviewed: December 22, 2010
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