Linemen of New Ontario
watercolour on paper board
13.5 x 23.5 in. / 34.3 x 59.7 cm.
signed and dated lower left; C.W.JEFFERYS '10
Purchased by the Ontario Government
Ridley Thomson, Toronto (as per Robert Stacey in "C.W. Jefferys - Canadian Artist Series")
Private Collection, Victoria
Winchester Galleries, Victoria
1910, Ontario Society of Artists. Thirty-eighth annual exhibition open from March 5th, 1910
- 1910, Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
- 1911, Festival of the Empire - Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, England
Exposition d’art Canadien, Musee du Jeu de Paume, Paris, 10 Avril-10 Mai 1927. 47 p.
- Ontario Society of Artists. Catalogue of the thirty-eighth annual exhibition open from March 5th, 1910. Toronto, OSA, 1910. n.p. Illus.
[illus.] “Linemen in New Ontario. Charles W. Jefferys.” in b/w
- Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, 1910 (Exhibition Catalogue)
“Notable pictures at the exhibition of the Ontario Society of Artists.” In The Globe, March 12, 1910, p. A2. Illus.
’ Linemenin New Ontario’ by C.W. Jefferys; bought by the Ontario Government.”
Staley, J. Edgecumbe. “Jefferys -- Painter of the Prairies” In Maclean’s July 1913, p. 81-86. Illus.
p. 83 - “Linemen in new Ontario”
“Figures in a landscape: 1907-11.” In Northward Journal, no. 20, 1981, p. 30-34. Illus.
p. 31 - “The Prospector”
“Linemen of New Ontario”
p. 32-“The Mines”
Bayer, Fern. “Lost and found: the extraordinary story of the Ontario Collection.” In Canadian Parliamentary Review, Volume 9, no. 2, 1986. 3 p. http://www.revparl.ca/english
Accessed November 17, 2019
About how collection distributed to 6 provincial normal schools and only a fraction recovered and most in poor condition. “Linemen of New Ontario” being one of them. [q.v.]. “New purchases ceased at that time [WWI] and active collecting did not
resume until the 1960s. In the ensuing years, there were a few additions, notably the collection of C.W. Jefferys [sic] drawings commissioned to illustrate the provincial history textbooks…”