Item 2008.001.600 - RR Construction in Alberta, D.F. McArthur

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RR Construction in Alberta, D.F. McArthur

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  • [191-] (Creation)

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1 photograph: image: 12.2 x 17, object: 17.9 x 22.9 cm

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Borderless print mounted on black mat board. Depicts several teams of horses pulling various wagons and construction machinery through a flat, dry, landscape. Recto caption in white, bottom left of image area: "RR Construction in Alberta, D.F. McArthur," bottom right: "8570." Verso has two halftone images (horses pulling a load of lumber through the snow, close-up portrait of a man) and printed caption: "Lumbering in Canada/ Blair's Photographs of G.T.P. Ry. Construction, Lumbering, Farming and Other Scenes Illustrating Real Life in Canada. Address, Edwin C. Blair, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Negative Number.........." Note: similar image from Blair's Photographs in the collection of the City of Edmonton Archives, ref. # EA-10-2088.

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Fading. Some abrasion and staining on image. Corners of mat are worn.

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