Breaking a Road in Manitoba

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    Hierarchical level:
    ca. 1863
    Box number: OP-0820
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  • Date(s):
    ca. 1863
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    Place of creation:
    No place, unknown, or undetermined
    1 painting / peinture : oil on canvas on commercial board; 20.4 x 25.5. cm
    Inventory no.: op0820
    Language of material:
    no language
    Scope and content:
    This painting shows a rearing horse leading a man on a sled through a snowy field.
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    Availability of other formats note:
    Colour transparency available
    Exhibitions note:
    Curators: National Museum of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1962.11.27 - 1963.03.21.
    Exhibition title: W.G.R. Hind. Curators: Willistead Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario; 1967, cat. no.: no. 11.
    Exhibition title: A Boundless Horizon. Curators: Nancy E. Dillow, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba; 1983.09.15 - 1983.10.30.
    Exhibition Title: The Painted Past. Curator: Staff of the National Archives, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1984.10.02 - 1984.10.31. Further Venue: Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia; 1987.04.10 - 1987.06.07. Further Venue: McCord Museum, Montreal, Quebec; 1987.07.08 - 1988.01.03. Further Venue: Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia; 1989.06.01 - 1989.07.11
    Exhibition Title: When Winter Was King. The Image of Winter in Nineteenth Century Canada. Curator: Edward Cavell, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta; 1988.01.26 - 1988.03.06. Further Venue: London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario; 1988.04.09 - 1988.05.24 Further Venue: Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario; 1988.06.04 - 1988.07.10 Further Venue: McCord Museum, Montreal, Quebec; 1988.09.16 - 1988.10.31 Further Venue: National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1988.12.08 - 1989.01.08.
    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. 89.
    Exhibition title: Neige. Curators: Bianca Gendreau, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, Quebec; 2014.06.25 - 2014.10.05
    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: in blue ink and pen, verso, u.c.: Breaking a Road in / Manitobah / (Sioux Indians in the Distance)
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    Other accession no.:
    1937-284 PIC
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    Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1937-284-1
    Copyright: Expired.

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