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Banff Highland Gathering Lithograph Poster

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
Poster with lithograph colour image of art by Louis Moen (Scotsman playing bagpipes in kilt, with Banff Springs Hotel in the background), promoting the 1931 Banff Highland Gathering. Includes text describing event and date.
Date Range
ca. 1931
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 92 O.S.
Description Level
6 / Item
GMD
Textual record
Poster
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
M300
Sub-Series
M300 / III / D / 5 : Personal Interest and Gifts
Accession Number
7784
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 92 O.S.
GMD
Textual record
Poster
Responsibility
Nicholas Morant
Date Range
ca. 1931
Physical Description
Poster: lithograph; colour
History / Biographical
The Banff Highland Gathering (September 3-5, 1931) was part of a series of cultural events which were directed by John Murray Gibbon between 1927 - 1931 and held across Canada. Gibbon was a publicist for the CPR for thirty years, and coined the concept of Canadian culture as a 'mosaic'.
Scope & Content
Poster with lithograph colour image of art by Louis Moen (Scotsman playing bagpipes in kilt, with Banff Springs Hotel in the background), promoting the 1931 Banff Highland Gathering. Includes text describing event and date.
Notes
Poster was stored in poster tube titled "BANFF HIGHLAND GAMES POSTER" Shipping label: "648 MEETING PLACE SANDWICH BOX 55 BANFF ALTA T0L0C0" Also has red stamp on white sticker: " TORONTO ONT. 8 IV '83 "
Subject Access
Highland games
tourism
Banff Springs Hotel
Banff Highland Gathering
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Access Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be accessed or distributed without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Reproduction Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be reproduced without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Language
English
Conservation
Item must be stored in acid-free barrier to prevent further damage, and to protect adjacent items as this poster has adhesives/ink stains
Creator
Louis Moen, Canadian Pacific (?)
Biographical Source Notes
https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/cpr-festivals-emc https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/article/john-murray-gibbon-emc
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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Banff, Highland Gathering, Sept. 3-5, 1928

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Artist
Richard Jack (1866 – 1952, Canadian)
Date
c. 1928
Medium
oil on canvas
Catalogue Number
JkR.02.03
Description
A Scottish Highland gathering taking place on the grounds of the Banff Springs Hotel. In the foreground are men in traditional Scottish dress. To the left of the image is a bagpiper. In the background on the right side of the image is the Banff Springs Hotel. A crowd is gathered at the edge of …
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Artist
Richard Jack (1866 – 1952, Canadian)
Title
Banff, Highland Gathering, Sept. 3-5, 1928
Date
c. 1928
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
75.5 x 60.3 cm
Description
A Scottish Highland gathering taking place on the grounds of the Banff Springs Hotel. In the foreground are men in traditional Scottish dress. To the left of the image is a bagpiper. In the background on the right side of the image is the Banff Springs Hotel. A crowd is gathered at the edge of an open space where the men in kilts are standing. Mount Rundle rises up behind the Hotel. A flagpole, trees and coloured tents are dispersed through the crowd in the middle of the painting.
Subject
architecture
Banff Springs Hotel
landscape
Canadian Rockies
activity
Highland Gathering
Credit
Gift of Joan Fitt, Calgary, 2001
Catalogue Number
JkR.02.03
Images
Less detail
Date
1930
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
105.02.1104
Description
Ribbon with tam, Banff Highland Gathering, green plaid tam from which hangs a white ribbon with gold lettering: "Banff Highland Gathering and Scottish Music Festival Banff Springs Hotel 1930" gold coloured safety pin sewn on back.
Title
Commemorative Ribbon
Date
1930
Material
fibre
Dimensions
20.6 x 3.6 cm
Description
Ribbon with tam, Banff Highland Gathering, green plaid tam from which hangs a white ribbon with gold lettering: "Banff Highland Gathering and Scottish Music Festival Banff Springs Hotel 1930" gold coloured safety pin sewn on back.
Subject
events
Banff Highland Gathering
institution
Banff Springs Hotel
Credit
Purchased from Aquila Books, Calgary, 1987
Catalogue Number
105.02.1104
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