Item 0000-091, Box 1, Folder 2, Item 2 - The original Dalhousie College, 1820–1887. Situated on the Grand Parade : [drawing]

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The original Dalhousie College, 1820–1887. Situated on the Grand Parade : [drawing]

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Arthur Lismer

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0000-091, Box 1, Folder 2, Item 2

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  • [1919?] (Creation)

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1 drawing : black ink, with touches of white gouache ; 28 x 36.5 cm

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(1885 - 1969)

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Item is a drawing by Arthur Lismer based on an earlier illustration of Dalhousie College; the figures in the foreground are believed to depict his wife, Esther, and his friend and fellow painter, A.Y. Jackson. The image was commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818-1918 (1920), and was reproduced in D.C. Harvey, An Introduction to the History of Dalhousie University (1938) and G. Kelley, Arthur Lismer, Nova Scotia, 1916–1919 (1982).

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Title taken from the reproduction published in One Hundred Years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920).

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