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Artifact no.
1991.0471.018
Model
CANADIAN HISTORICAL PAINTINGS
Manufacturer
Confederation Life Association
Manufacturer Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Context Function
USED TO ILLUSTRATE SOME OF THE KEY EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF CANADA FROM JOHN CABOT'S LANDING IN 1497 TO THE SAILING OF THE ST. ROCH THROUGH THE NORTH-WEST PASSAGE IN THE 1940'S.
Context Technical
ILLUSTRATES THE FOLLOWING HISTORIC TECHNICAL EVENTS: 12.- TRANSATLANTIC TELEGRAPH CABLE, 1866; 18.- ST. ROCH ON NW PASSAGE VOYAGE, 1944; 24.- CANADA'S 1ST SHIPYARD, 1672; 26.- CANADA'S 1ST PRINTING PRESS; 28. & 34.- EARLY CANAL CONSTRUCTION; 37.- CANADA'S 1ST RAILWAY, 1836; 40.- CARIBOO ROAD BUILDING, 1862; STANDARD TIME, 1879.
Context Canada
ILLUSTRATES SIGNIFICANT EVENTS IN CANADIAN HISTORY - POLITICAL, SOCIAL & TECHNICAL BETWEEN 1497 AND 1967, BUT MAINLY IN THE 1700'S & 1800'S.
Description
PAPER; CARDSTOCK
Number of Parts
42
Artifact Finish
PORTFOLIO NO. 1 - RED WITH GOLD LETTERING/ PRINTS - MULTI-COLOURED PRINT ON WHITE BACKGROUND WITH BLACK PRINTING
Artifact Markings
PRINTED ON PORTFOLIO COVER: NO.1- 'Confederation Life's/ GALLERY OF CANADIAN HISTORY/ [MAPLE LEAF SYMBOL]/ GALERIE D'HISTOIRE DU CANADA/ de/ La Confederation/ Portfolio No 1- Cahier No 1'/ ON CARDBOARD PACKAGE -.1 STICKER 'CONFEDERATION SERIES PORTFOLIO'/ SHORT EXPLANATION ON BOTTOM FIFTH OF PRINT IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH; TITLE AND ORIGINAL ARTIST: ‘THE NORTH-WEST PASSAGE [ST. ROCH ANCHORED OFF BEECHEY ISLAND ON WESTERN TRIP 1944]' - J.B. KELLY & H.B. GOODRIDGE.
Artifact Missing
APPEARS COMPLETE/ .1-.20 IN PORTFOLIO NO. 1
Group 1
Marine Transportation
Category 1
Archives
Subcategory 1
Vessels
Group 2
Communications
Category 2
Commemorative
Subcategory 2
Art
Group 3
Railway Transportation
Category 3
Commemorative
Subcategory 3
Art
Material
paper
Length
52.0 cm
Width
41.5 cm