Turner, Stanley

Pictorial map Saguenay region Quebec, Canada Stanley Turner 1948

Carte de Vacance Brading du Bas St. Laurent et de la region du Saguenay

DESCRIPTION: Historical-pictorial map of the Saguenay region of Canada with Quebec by Stanley Turner, 1948. A tourist-oriented map published by Brading Brewery designed to encourage vacationers to visit the Saguenay area.

Stanley Turner pictorial view of Quebec from Brading Brewery map 1948
Stanley Turner pictorial view of Quebec.

"This map represents Bas-Saint-Laurent and Saguenay. A lot of information is offered on the map, such as main arteries, railroads, golf clubs, airports, crossings, battlefields, hydroelectric installations and hunting and fishing spots. Some historical information is also added such as dates of battles and discovery of territories. Drawings of inhabitants, animals or historical figures decorate the document."

Copyright 1948 Bradings Capital Brewery Ltd. Ottawa, Canada. French language.

[1] Online. https://archivesdemontreal.ica-atom.org/carte-de-vacances-brading-du-bas-st-laurent-et-de-la-region-de-saguenay-1949

Stanley Francis Turner
(1883 - 1953 )

Stanley Francis Turner was born in Aylesbury, England, in 1883, and immigrated to Canada where he farmed near Yorkton, Saskatchewan. In 1918 he joined the design and advertising firm of Rous and Mann Press Ltd., and worked under Franklin Carmichael. He received an Eaton scholarship to attend the Ontario College of Art in Toronto.

Turner is known for his etchings of Toronto and Quebec City street scenes, as well as for Japanese-influenced colour woodcuts and for his illustrations in Canadian historical novels and magazines. During WWII Turner was commissioned by The Globe and Mail to prepare illustrated war maps.

CREATOR: Turner, Stanley



BODY OF WATER: St. Lawrence River or Fleuve St-Laurent

CONDITION: Very good.  Bright and clean. Folds as issued with 2 tiny pinholes at a fold.

COLORING: Lithograph.


SIZE: 17 " x 22 "


PRICE: $400


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