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Winnipeg City Print

Raymond Biesinger

This is Winnipeg on the 15th of May 1919, a day considered by many as the hottest moment during the Winnipeg General Strike, and it's one of a series of images Raymond Biesinger made between April of 2012 and November of 2014 showing a selection of Canadian cities. Consider it part of a getting-to-know-you exercise with the nation's architecture and history. You can imagine Main Street stretching up and down the print at its 2/3 mark, and note Winnipeg's beautiful old city hall (demolished in 1962) still stands left of the crowd and flag near the print's top.

 Although we always try to have this print in stock, please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery in case we need to special order it in. Thank you!

The details:

Screenprinted in a 3rd edition of 100 copies by Unik in March of 2015 at 24" square, two colours on white 80 lb Cougar smooth cover paper. Dimensions include a 1.5" margin. Signed and editioned. 

Included in the image: the old market, Carnegie Library, Winnipeg College of Pharmacists, Union Bank Tower, old City Hall, Leland Hotel, 245 McDermot, 266 McDermot, Telegraph Building, Whisky Dix Royal Trust, that bank north of Whisky Dix, Telegram Building, Bate Building, Masonic Temple on Donald, Ambassador Apartments, Knox United Church, Central Park, Waddell Fountain, that church west of Central Park, Free Press Building , 317 Portage bank, Clarendon Hotel, the Marlborough, Paris building, McArthur Building, Boyd Building, Shea's Amphitheatre, Land Titles Building, old Eaton Building on Donald and Portage, 270 Portage, 254 Portage, old Dominion Post Office, 234 Portage li'l bank, neighbour of Bank of Montreal, 274 Main St., Legislature, Government House, Dalnavert, Kerr House, Princeton Apartments, Fort Garry Hotel, Manitoba Club, Old Fort Garry Gate, Canadian Pacific Railway Station, Mount Royal Hotel, Fire Hall Museum, Argyle School No. 1, Pantages Theatre, Confederation building, J H Ashdown Hardware warehouse, Imperial Bank of Canada Building, 395 Main, Birks Building on Main and Lombardy, Grain Exchange Bldg., Bank of Montreal , Dominion Theatre, Nutty Club on Pioneer, Empire Hotel, Union Station, Canadian National Train Yards, 2nd Provencher Bridge, Assiniboine River, Osborne St. Bridge, Roslyn Apartments, the Courtyard Building on Osborne and River, JC Falls House (36 Roslyn Road), Lilly Apartments (6 Roslyn), Augustine United Church, Fort Rouge Park, 392 River Apartments, Congress Apartments, McArthur House (159 Mayfair Ave.), 135 River Ave., Main St. Bridge, the Forks, St. Boniface Station, CN Railyards St. Boniface, Maison Bernier, le Club Belge, Station de Feu No. 1, St. Boniface Cathedral cemetery, St. Boniface City Hall, St. Boniface College (burned down in 1922), St. Boniface Cathedral, old St. Boniface Hospital, old St. Boniface convent, L'Hopital Saint-Roche, etc.




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