Manitoba Calling Nov,1946;Anonymous;9 1/2″ x 6 1/4″;A,P;16pp
Enlivening the dead of winter, here comes our heat wave in the form of many Canadian graphics to warm our hearts. This excitement coincides with the unprecedented Canadian graphics gallery that launched yesterday, February 2.
Wouldn’t you know it?! Some of the most absorbing images and concepts emerge from our long-ago home, Manitoba, the heart of the Continent! Here we have the first of three instances of the graphically apt, funny and poignant radio station promotions, called Manitoba Calling. Included in this issue—over and above a glimpse, on the cover, of a world where a ten-year-old would be crucial to protecting children on the way to school from urban traffic—is a report on all the summer visitors to the CKY studio there were, from the US Midwest and the Prairies. Also included, with a muddy little photo, is a report on the T Eaton Company’s Saturday morning Good Deed Club, broadcast live from 10:30 to 11.
Manitoba Calling May,1944;Anonymous;9 1/2″ x 6 1/4″;A,P ;16pp
It’s 1944, and her man is off to war!
Manitoba Calling May,1945;Anonymous;9 1/2″ x 6 1/4″;A,P ;16pp.
There is something very special about the end of a Manitoba winter!
Manitoba Tourist booklet c.1925;Anonymous;8 1/2″ x 5 3/4″;A-,P; 24 pp.
The borrowing from the style of British designer, Tom Purvis, is most striking!
Travel Canadian Pacific 1947;Peter Ewart;36″ x 24″;A-,L
On to a cross-country hit parade. Let’s call this British Columbia, in the eyes of the great CP designer, Peter Ewart!
Canadian National Railways Across Canada 1924; C. Norwich;40” x 25”; A, L
Roaring through Jasper National Park and headed for Edmonton!
Canada Travel By Canadian National Railways c. 1925;W.Y. Calder;40” x 25”
The Alberta foothills, when they were barely explored territory!
Royal Line—Prairie Fastest to Canada c. 1920;Odin Rosenvinge;39 ½” x 24 ½”
A fantastic vintage Victorian design, for a Manitoba-based steam ship company! Fast transportation and fast-growing Saskatchewan grain!
Canada Fly Northwest Orient Airlines 1950s;Anonymous; 40” x 30”;A-, L; silkscreen
Northern Ontario in the form of a gritty playground.
Visit Quebec Ski Village c.1955;Roger Couillard; 36″ x 24″;B+,L; silkscreen
All the Gallic verve of Quebec!
White Star Line Canada’s Call to Women c.1920;W.T.N.;39 ½” x 24 ½”;A, L
Dreaming of the Maritimes and all the rest!
Newfoundland and Labrador 1965;Anonymous;36” x 24”;A-, P
The world of fashion visits an unspoiled hideaway! Love the British lithos touch, with its eagerness to define, in the phrase, Canada’s Happy Province.
Canadian Pacific 1928;Yan B. Dyl;12″ x 9 5/8″;A,P, Litho from Pan
A Canadian in Paris! Within a promotion for deluxe Paris retailing, there is pictured the twin powers of Canadian Pacific—shipping and rail. And featuring the country at a glance.