"Manitobah" Settler's House and Red River Cart

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Item
    Date:
    ca. 1862
    Reference:
    Box number: OP-0819
    Type of material:
    Art
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    2835753
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  • Date(s):
    ca. 1862
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    Place of creation:
    No place, unknown, or undetermined
    Extent:
    1 painting / peinture : oil on commercial board
    Inventory no.: op0819
    Support : 37.700 X 25.100 cm
    Platemark
    Language of material:
    no language
    Scope and content:
    The Red River cart was first used by the Métis to carry meat from the buffalo hunt and in farm work. Later, they would be used in brigades to transport goods over long distances.
    Additional name(s):
    Additional information:
    General Note:
    The Red River cart was first used by the Métis to carry meat from the buffalo hunt and in farm work. Later, they would be used in brigades to transport goods over long distances.
    Availability of other formats note:
    Colour transparency available
    Exhibitions note:
    Exhibition title: W.G.R. Hind. Curators: Willistead Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario; 1967, cat. no.: no. 12.
    Exhibition title: A Boundless Horizon. Curators: Nancy E. Dillow, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba; 1983.09.15 - 1983.10.30.
    Exhibition title: 150 Years of Art in Manitoba. Curators: Ferdinand Eckhart, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba; 1970.05.01 - 1970.08.31, cat. no.: no. 87.
    Exhibition Title: Records of Our History. Curator: George Bolotenko, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1992.06.01-1993.01.17
    Exhibition Title: The Peter Winkworth Collections of Canadiana: Vast New Lands- Canada's Northwest. Curator: Jim Burant, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 2006.11.25 -2007.08.29. Further Venue: Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba; 2006.11.25-2007.01.21. Further Venue: Red Deer and District Museum, Red Deer, Alberta; 2007.02.17 - 2007.04.15. Further Venue: RCMP Heritage Centre, Regina, Saskatchewan; 2007.06.30-2007.08.29.
    Exhibition Title: Hindsight: William Hind in the Canadian West. Curator: Mary Jo Hughes, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba; 2002.05.01 - 2002.08.19 Further Venue: Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario; 2002.10.05-2002.12.08 Further Venue: McCord National Museum, Montreal, Quebec; 2003.04.03 - 2003.06.29
    Signatures and inscriptions note:
    Inscribed. Signed. Dated.
    Inscription: printed label laid down, verso l.c. vertical, cropped: ACAD... / FOR... / GEO. ... / 52, Rath... (complete transcription)
    Container note(s):
    C-013965
    Subject heading:
    Source:
    Private
    Other system control no.:
    ICON40479
    Other accession no.:
    1937-283 PIC
    00001
  • Conditions of access:
    Terms of use:
    Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1937-283-1
    Copyright: Expired

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