Item 0000-091, Box 1, Folder 20, item 3 - The portico of the Macdonald Memorial Library : [drawing]

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The portico of the Macdonald Memorial Library : [drawing]

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Arthur Lismer

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0000-091, Box 1, Folder 20, item 3

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  • [1919?] (Creation)

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1 drawing : black ink with touches of white gouache ; 37 x 29 cm

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(1885 - 1969)

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Item is an Arthur Lismer illustration of the portico of Dalhousie University's Macdonald Memorial Library rendered in pen and ink on illustration board with the Strathmore drawing board platemark in the top left corner. Note the artist's initials marked in the bottom right corner. The illustration was commissioned for One Hundred Years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920).

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

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

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