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Memorable Manitobans: Lionel MacDonald Stephenson (1854-1907)


He was an artist living in Winnipeg between 1885 and 1892, who specialized in painting subjects from old photographs and paintings, especially historical representations of Upper Fort Garry. His painting of the execution of Thomas Scott in 1870 was widely reproduced.


Nationalism and Visual Media in Canada: The Case of Thomas Scott’s Execution by Lyle Dick, Manitoba History, Number 48, Autumn/Winter 2004-2005.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 September 2010

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