Library and Archives Canada on display at the National Gallery of Canada

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If you’re visiting the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) in the National Capital Region, you’ll probably notice that some works are from Library and Archives Canada’s (LAC) collection. Thanks to a five-year partnership with the NGC and the Canadian Photography Institute, LAC is presenting original works and reproductions in the spectacular Canadian and Indigenous Galleries.

 

Address:
380 Sussex Drive
City:
Ottawa, Ontario

Visit the NGC website to plan your visit. Admission fees apply.

Here’s a quick look at the featured works and where you can see them

The Fancy Ball

April 2019 to April 2020
A103 corridor

Historic fancy dress ball held in the Senate Chamber in Ottawa, Canada, February 17, 1896
By William James Topley
Souvenir booklet
Library and Archives Canada, e011314901

Costumed group representing the voyages of the Norsemen at a historical ball
By William James Topley, 1896
Reproduction of a glass-plate negative
Library and Archives Canada, a137981

See Going to the Ball: The Fancy Dress Phenomenon in Victorian Canada to learn more.

The Sporting Life

June 2019 to June 2020
A103a

Men from the Mohawk Nation at Kahnawake [Caughnawaga], who were the Canadian lacrosse champions in 1869
By James Inglis
Carte de visite (calling card)
Library and Archives Canada, e011181050

Whoop-la Girls Camp Club, Carleton Place, Ontario, members and guests
By Howard Morton Brown, ca. 1890
Albumen print
Library and Archives Canada, e011201429

Photographs by Felix H. Man

December 2019 to December 2020
A109a

Lake Louise, Canadian Rockies, Alberta
By Felix H. Man, 1933
Silver gelatin print
Library and Archives Canada, e011297590

Canadian Pacific Railway porter selling goggles for protection against engine dust
By Felix H. Man, 1933
Silver gelatin print
Library and Archives Canada, e011297599

Here’s an earlier NGC article, Poetic and Profound: Alexander Henderson’s Photographs.

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