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The Changing Scene / Changement de Scène

Lithograph reproduction. This narrow corner is where rue St-Jacques (Montreal’s Wall Street) begins. Known to many English-speaking citizens as “Dead Man’s Corner” – French-speaking Montrealers call it “Le Goulot”. The old Palais de Justice is on the left, and the building on the right stands on the site of the city’s first Presbyterian church. In the days when streetcars were in vogue, children delighted in traveling around this corner – there seemed to be only a few inches between the streetcar and either wall.

  • Accession Number 2022.08.15
  • Artiste / Auteur Wilson, Richard Dinnis
  • Date 1965 c
  • Medium and Support ink, paper
  • Measurements 38,4 x 32,3 cm
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Historical context

This lithograph by Montreal artist-engraver Robert Dinnis Wilson was originally published in Eric McLean’s 1964 book The Living Past of Montreal. The book contained 46 similar lithographs by Wilson of buildings and streets in Old Montreal. It was published at a time when this district, affected for several years by the decline of port activities, was facing the demolition work surrounding the construction of the new courthouse (1965...

  • Accession Number 2022.08.15
  • Artiste / Auteur Wilson, Richard Dinnis
  • Date 1965 c
  • Medium and Support ink, paper
  • Measurements 38,4 x 32,3 cm
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© Pointe-à-Callière Collection,2022.008.015
Photo by Richard D. Wilson

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