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Charles William Jefferys 1869-1951 Writer, artist, and illustrator of historical novels and textbooks, Charles Jefferys emigrated to Canada from England in 1879. After studying at the Toronto Art Students League, he joined the New York Herald as an illustrator in 1892, but returned to Canada in 1900 to work as a freelance artist for the Globe and the Daily Star. From 1911 to 1939 he taught drawing and painting at the University of Toronto. He painted landscapes and historical subjects across Canada, but is best known for his carefully researched drawings, such as those in his three volume Picture Gallery of Canadian History.

Plaque 6682

Erected

by Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada

Language English
Colour red
Location Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Subject Charles_william_jefferys
Charles William Jefferys (1869 – 1951)
Machine tag openplaques:id=6682
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