Item P3741 - Photograph of Jean Vanier

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CA ON00389 F4-15-1-184-P3741


Photograph of Jean Vanier


  • December 1985 - 1986 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b & w ; 25.2 cm x 16.4 cm

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Item consists of one photograph of Jean Vanier. He is looking to his right with his hands in his pockets and appears to be talking. He is standing outside amidst a pile of scrap wood. He is wearing a beige scarf and black jacket over a sweater and collared shirt.

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Photograph is number 47 in the L'Arche Portfolio.
Back of photograph contains handwritten annotation on a white label: "Together, we can build a new world. (#47) (3-16)". There is a second label in different ink: "#85-12-3-15a". There is also handwriting in blue ink directly on the back of the photograph: "Together, we can build a new world..." and "To Henri, with love, Peter" and "Photo by P.K. Weiskel of Jean Vanier. #85-12-3-16." The labels are covering two of these handwritten phrases.

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Box 399

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