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Opening of the Canadian War Exhibition 2

The Film

 

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Year
1918

Producer
Topical Film Company

Sir Robert Borden receives the freedom of Cardiff while opening an exhibition of Canadian War Photographs, July 1918. Borden, the Canadian Prime Minister, is shown with the mayor and officials of Cardiff seated in the picture gallery with the Canadian photographs on the walls behind them. Directly behind them is a famous 'over the top' photograph by Ivor Castle, the Canadian Official Photographer (which was in fact at a training exercise). A portrait shot of Borden.


Pieces of History

Canada’s First World War Art Collection


Images

Sir Robert Laird Borden Recruiting Exhibition, Art Gallery?, Montreal, QC, 1916-17. Recruiting Exhibition, Art Gallery?, Montreal, QC, 1916-17. Recruiting Exhibition, Art Gallery?, Montreal, QC, 1916-17.

Other Materials

Sir Robert Borden