Archives of Ontario documentary art collection

Reference Code: Fonds - C 281
Title: Archives of Ontario documentary art collection
Date of Creation: [1830?]-[1930?]
Physical Description:

118 prints

15 drawings

8 watercolours

4 paintings

2 bronze plaques

Scope and Content:

Collection consists of drawings, paintings, prints and bronze plaques which are an artificial amalgamation of discreet items created by various individuals. The records in this collection illustrate various geographical places in Ontario and Quebec including Niagara Falls and Toronto, portraits of significant individuals, and political cartoons and newspaper illustrations.

Finding Aid:

There are two item listings for this collection. The first listing has been arranged into the following subject headings, and items are listed alphabetically within these headings: Places / Buildings, Cartoons, Costume, Portraits. The second listing is organized by name of artist, where known. Both of these are found in the inventory for C 281.

Structure of Collection:

View how this material is structured within its collection. Select items to navigate through the different available levels of description, including online series, sub-series and listings.

Restrictions on Access:

No restrictions on access.

How to order these records:

Reading Rooms: To view these records, first consult the Inventory for C 281, particularly the listings in appendices A1 and/or A2. Then request C 281 and the relevant container number.

Terms For Use and Reproduction:

Copyright for much of this collection has expired, and most of the items can be reproduced and/or published. Copyright for other portions of the collection rests with the creator. Permission of the Archives of Ontario is required for publication.

Immediate Source of Acquisition: These records were acquired from a variety of sources.
Availability of Other Formats:

Some of the items from this fonds are available in digital format in the Archives of Ontario Visual Database. Search using reference code C 281.


Title based on the contents of the collection.