Archives and Special Collections
Collection C0002 - R.M. Edmanson collection of portraits of Canadian statesmen.
CA ACU SPC C0002
R.M. Edmanson collection of portraits of Canadian statesmen.
- [18--?-19--?] (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
10 pictures :b&w ;18.5 x 27.5 cm (sight) or smaller.
Name of creator
Donated by Judge R.M. Edmanson.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Collection consists of framed, matted reproductions of drawings, paintings and photographs of prominent 19th century Canadian statesmen. Includes George Brown, Robert Borden, Sir Wilfred Laurier, Edward Blake, Sir Georges Etienne Cartier, Robert Baldwin, Sir John A. Macdonald, Sir Richard John Cartwright and Lord Durham. Versos of items contain holograph notes about the statesmen and identify some of original artists.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Text in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title taken from contents of collection.