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Description found in Archives


ca. 1890

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined


Government of Canada

1 Estampe : lithograph
Support: 52.000 x 74.000 cm

Scope and content

See C-063478 for another copy of this poster; note added inscription, b.: The Canadian Pacific Railway / Great Wheat Fields...; GARDD ref. no. [found on negative jacket] ref. no. RG 15, vol. 683, file 358. (Note NAL catalogue card ref. no.: RG 15, B 1(a), vol. 208, file 321252).
See also C-063482 for another copy of this poster; note added inscription: Dominion Line, Royal mail steamships... ; GARDD ref. no. [found on negative jacket] RG 15, vol. 683, file 321252. This image has been published in Douglas A. Fairbairn & Graham L. Brown "A Nation Beckons: Canada 1896-1914" p. 2, and "Illustrated History of Canada" published by Lester Publishing.
Originating from the National Archives Library, this collection was transferred to the National Library of Canada in 1995, then was transferred back to the National Archives of Canada.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Researchers must be accompanied by an ar
t archivist.
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-095320
90: Open
Other accession no.
1996-063 DAP

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1996-63
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Artist: Unknown.

Additional information

See CD for unverified location information.

See CD for unverified location information.

Exhibitions note
Exhibition Title: Acres of Dreams : Settling the Canadian Pairies. Curators: Jeffrey Murray and Krista Cook, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, Québec, 2005.10.28 - 2006.01.30.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: In the print, t.: FREE FARMS FOR THE MILLION ; [on the image] t.: DOMINION / OF / CANADA ; [on the image] b. t.: FREE FARMS OF 160 ACRES / MANITOBA, CANADIAN NORTH-WEST AND BRITISH COLUMBIA... (partial)


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