Place Published: London
Publisher: Buckley & Co., Publishers. Printer McClure & Macdonald Litho to the Queen
Date Published: 
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding
RARE LARGE PRINT OF CANADA'S SECOND PRIME MINISTER
Black and white print with an oval mezzotint image of Alexander MacKenzie. Paper size: 14-12 x 18-1/4 inches ; Image size: 11-1/2 x 13-3/4 inches
After Notman & Fraser. In the fall of 1868, Notman opened a photography studio in Toronto, at 120 King Street East. This is a picture made from this studio. John A. Fraser was the managing partner, and the studio, which was known under the name Notman & Fraser, was very successful until 1880, when Fraser sold it to pursue a career as a painter. (from LAC print copy and McCord Notman & Fraser company information)
Condition: Paper mount on light card with stain on right side border. Otherwise very good condition.
On light card printed signature: Yours very truly A. MacKenzie
On light card printed along the bottom; left side: Maclure & Macdonald Litho to the Queen, London. right side: Halifax, N.S. Buckley & Co. Publishers. 101 Granville Street
Canada's second Prime Minister, and, first Liberal Prime Minister.
"I have always held those political opinions which point to the universal brotherhood of man, no matter in what rank of life he may have taken his origin." Alexander Mackenzie, 1875.
While in office, Alexander Mackenzie did several notable things:
• introduced the secret ballot.
• created the Supreme Court of Canada
• established the Royal Military College of Canada at Kingston
• created the Office of Auditor General
Very Good. Item #7533