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Robert Edwards, 1823-1858

Picture, 1859, English

Robert Edwards, 1823-1858

Picture, 1859, English

Notes

Inscribed in red oil paint, l.l.: Maurice Polak 59. Framer's label of Mackenzie & Co., Toronto, dated April 1915, in Accession File (formerly laid down stretcher vso u.c.). Edwards was secretary of the Toronto Mechanics' Institute from 1848 until his death in 1858. The JRR Catalogue states that after his death this portrait was subscribed for by the members of the Institute. Acc. B 9-47c is a photograph, 190-? of the painting. Neg. showing painting before 1984/1985 conservation: T 15023. JRR(1912) 521.. September 1983, Rev. December 1985

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Oil on canvas

Extent

917 x 764 mm

Provenance

Gift of J. Ross Roberson

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 360 Fra