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Object ID # 1959.064.001ab
Title Portrait Print of Sir John A. Macdonald
Object Name Print
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Scope & Content Framed print of Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada's first Prime Minister. Under the potrait is printed "The Right. Hon. Sir John A. Macdonald, K.C.B." Under this is "Published by William Brice, Toronto." Stamped on the back is "Geo. F. Sproule Manufacturer & Importer, Toronto."
Print is (a) and frame is (b).
Macdonald served as Prime Minister from 1867 to 1873 and again from 1875 to 1891. Member of the Conservative Party, he advocated and successfully brought the provinces together into the Confederation of Canada.