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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 Indigenous and Canadian Galleries.

 

Address:
380 Sussex Drive

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

Focus Series: Photographic Illustrations in the Nineteenth Century

September 1, 2021, to September 1, 2022
Gallery A103

Funeral procession of the late Honourable Thomas D'Arcy McGee, at Montréal, Canada
The Illustrated London News, May 9, 1868
Anonymous engraving after the photograph by James Inglis
Wood engraving
Library and Archives Canada, e011214060

Funeral procession of the late Honourable Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Montréal, Quebec
By James Inglis, April 13, 1868
Albumen print
Library and Archives Canada, e008440888

Focus Series: Pulling Their Weight: Dog Teams in Indigenous and Canadian Art

September 1, 2021, to September 1, 2022
Gallery A103a

Canadian Pacific Railway Survey; dog cariole (a view of the post dog trains and two men standing against a building in the background)
By Charles Horetzky, December 1871–January 1872
Silver gelatin print
Library and Archives Canada, e011214069_s1

Focus Series: Pictorialism

September 1, 2021, to September 1, 2022
Gallery A104a

Child and nurse (also known as Portrait of a child)
By Sidney Robert Carter, ca. 1906
Silver gelatin print
Library and Archives Canada, e011074188

Painting by Frances Anne Hopkins

September 2021 to September 2023
Gallery A104

Voyageurs at dawn
By Frances Anne Hopkins, 1871
Oil on canvas
Library and Archives Canada, e011154434

Virtual experience available on the NGC website

Discover photographs from the original installation Constant Companions: Pets in Nineteenth Century Photography, co-produced by Library and Archives Canada and the National Gallery of Canada.

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