Arrival of the "Blenheim" at Halifax, January 1, 1895

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    ca. 1902.
    R13133-402-5-E, Volume: 50, Copy negative: C-141174
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    ca. 1902.
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    1 reproduction : photomechanical print on paper ; 58.1 x 91.7 cm.
    Support : 86.400 X 53.300 cm
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    Scope and content:
    This is a photographic reproduction of a painting destroyed in the Parliament Buildings fire of 1916. A booklet describing the individuals portrayed in the painting can be found in the artist's file. The work represented is one of three paintings executed by Bell-Smith concerning Sir John Thompson's death and funeral. The first of the three paintings is held by Library and Archives Canada (see acc. no. 1994-315). Sir John Thompson (1845-1894) died at Windsor Castle on December 12, 1894, of a heart attack. This image depicts the arrival of the "Blenheim" bearing the body of Sir John, at Halifax on January 1st, 1894.
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    Set: A photograph of the second painting in a set of three relating to the death and funeral of Sir John Thompson (1850-1894), Canadian Prime Minister who died at Windsor Castle, December 1894.
    Inventory number, artist file: III-66 11/9/70.
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    Recto, l.r.: Copy by / Cunningham / Hamilton, / Ont.
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    Credit: Library and Archives Canada, acc. no. R13133-388, e011213232
    Copyright: Expired

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