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Prince Arthur Opening the Caledonia Curling Rink at Montreal. 

Date(s)

May 21, 1870

Place of creation

United Kingdom

Publisher

The Graphic

1 print : wood engraving ; 22.3 X 30.0 cm (IMAGE).

Scope and content

Image depicts a group of men, including Prince Arthur, curling at the opening of the new Caledonia rink in Montreal. The surrounding crowd is predominantly male, with a few seated ladies.

Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-008773
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
Volume
3 Item no. assigned by LAC 50
90: Open
Archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright : expired Credit : Library and Archives Canada, acc. no. R13133-50 Copy negative number: C-008773

Additional information

From "The Graphic," 21 May 1870, p. 585. "The Graphic" is an illustrated weekly newspaper/magazine that was founded by William Luson Thomas and published in London, England, from Vol. 1, no. 1 (December 4, 1869) to Vol. 135, no. 3254 (April 23, 1932). It was a superior publication and is an important element in the history of pictorial journalism. It continued as "The National Graphic" (April 28 to July 1932): nos. 3255 - 3266, after which it was discontinued.

Signatures and inscriptions
Recto l.l.: H. Harral sc. / The Graphic, May 21, 1870 Recto l.c.: PRINCE ARTHUR OPENING THE CALEDONIA CURLING RINK AT MONTREAL Recto, l.r. within image: G.W. [?] Verso: [full page of newspaper text]

Subject heading

1. GEOG - QUE., MONTREAL - BUILDINGS, CALEDONIA CURLING RINK.
2. SUBJ - SPORTS & AMUSEMENTS, CURLING.
3. SUBJ - COSTUMES, ACTIVITIES - SPORTS & AMUSEMENTS, CURLING.
4. Arthur, Prince, Duke of Connaught, 1850-1942.

Private

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