Item 0000-091, Box 1, Folder 20, Item 5 - The main reading room of the Macdonald Memorial Library : [drawings]

The main reading room of the Macdonald Memorial Library : [drawing] Unfinished Arthur Lismer sketch of the main reading room of the Macdonald Memorial Library commis...

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The main reading room of the Macdonald Memorial Library : [drawings]

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Arthur Lismer

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0000-091, Box 1, Folder 20, Item 5

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  • [1919?] (Creation)

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2 drawings : black ink with touches of white gouache ; 28.5 x 36.5 cm

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(1885 - 1969)

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Item is an illustration board with original Arthur Lismer pen and ink drawings on both sides, depicting the main reading room of Dalhousie's Macdonald Memorial Library, commissioned for One Hundred Years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920). One side contains the completed illustration as it appears in the publication, while the reverse has an unfinished version.

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Item has minor stains and foxing, with tack holes in its corners.

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