Reception of the Prince of Wales 1908
8" x 10" (20.3 cm x 25.5 cm)
Inscribed l.l. " C.W. JEFFERYS QUEBEC", l.r. "RECEPTION OF THE PRINCE OF WALES SIR WILFRED LAURIER READING THE ADDRESS OF WELCOME"
Estate of the artist
Orval and Barbara Jefferys Allen, Deville, Alberta
Anthony and Nancy Allen, Edmonton, Alberta
Published in the Toronto Star.
The caption for it, on the
frontpageof the Toronto Star of July 25, 1908is “The Celebration at Quebec: Sir Wilfrid Laurier presenting the address of welcome from the Canadian Government to the Prince of Wales on his landing.” The occasion was Quebec’s 300th anniversary. The celebrations included a huge pageant on the Plains of Abraham. CWJ drew the July 23rd illustration which portrayed many of the characters from pageant in uniform gathered on Dufferin Terrace, mingling with “soldiers, sailors, visitors…” The 27th of July drawing is of “Mayor Garneau presenting the casket, containing the civic address of welcome to the Price of Wales.” And on the 29th, the Prince is pictured motoring through St. Joachim.
- Toronto Star - July 23, 1908
- Toronto Star - July 25, 1908
- Toronto Star - July 27, 1908
- Toronto Star - July 29, 1908