CVD Hon. Sir John A. Macdonald K.C.B. - Canada's first prime minister. Sir John . MACDONALD, lexander.

CVD Hon. Sir John A. Macdonald K.C.B. - Canada's first prime minister

Date Published: [1885]
Binding: No binding

NO DATE, CIRCA 1885

Format: CDV or collectible card

Original image of an early photo of Sir John A. Macdonald

Width: 3 7/8 inches

Height: 2 3/8 inches

Condition & Surface: Very Good

Condition of Mount: Very Good,

Tonal Range 1-10 (5 being Average): 7

Image based on a photographed probably by Notman.

LAC: Online MIKAN no. 3218713 virtually the same (engraving) image of Sir John A. MacDonald

John A Macdonald was the Attorney General of Canada West from 1854 to 1858, 1858 to 1862 and from 1864 to 1867. Macdonald at the age of 52, was appointed as the first Prime Minister of Canada on 1 July 1867 (served in his first term until 1873). He was re-elected from 1878 to 1891 (second term) becoming the second longest serving Prime Minister for a total of 18 years, 359 days. In 1867 Macdonald was created Knight Commander of the Bath, becoming Sir John A. Macdonald. He was a "nation builder" during his first administration in 1867–73. Macdonald would pass while still in office in 1891, at the age of 76.
Very Good. Item #3152

$175.00 USD
$227.10 CAD

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