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Items: Excerpts from “Tintin et le Quebec City” book – illustrations, commercial, and ephemera

At the exhibit “Hergé et Moi” i attended (on opening day iirc) in Québec City, QC, i documented various accoutrements and artifacts and then, whilst exiting through the gift shop, acquired a few notebooks and a wonderful book called “Tintin et le Québec” with photographs of ephemeral pieces including advertisements, puppet shows, test proofs, letters, sketches and so on. Many of the items included were somehow related to the Montréal world expo (not really the ones shared here) and related events. 

I am especially fond of the letterheads, telegrams, commuiques and other stationery type items.

Respectfully sharing a few lousy snapshots of a variety of pages here for personal memory and amusement as well as scholarly research since the book is hard to find (and my copy is in a distant place from my physical location) and to give a sense of the variety within this lovely tome. 

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“Pour un Joyeuz Noel” with Tintin and Pals at Hergé Exhibit, Quebec City

Consider me festive-ish .. tintin #mural snap by @robertscales

Funiculaire – Hill (Québec City) / acrylic

Funiculaire - Quebec / Hill
Funiculaire – Hill (Quebec City) / acrylic

Funiculaire – Hill (Québec City)
acrylic on stretched canvas / 16″x24″
2017/18

Funiculaire, Billets (Québec City) / acrylic + ink

Funiculaire - Quebec - billets
Funiculaire, Billets (Québec City) / acrylic + ink

Funiculaire, Billets (Québec City)
acrylic + ink on stretched canvas / 16″x24″
2017/18

Exhibit: Hergé / Tintin artifacts in Québec City

Québec City Exhibit art detail - Hergé draws Tintin
Québec City Exhibit art detail – Hergé draws Tintin

In July 2017, I attended an exhibit in Quebec City about Hergé and his art, especially TinTin (of course).

Really enjoyed seeing the inspiration photos, letterhead from his business communications, reference sketch items, various notebooks, satchels and pre-press proofs – evidence of a few of which  are included for your amusement.

Hegré "pop art" portrait (self?) from Exhibit: Hergé / Tintin artifacts in Québec City
Hegré “pop art” portrait (self?) from Exhibit: Hergé / Tintin artifacts in Québec City

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Funiculaire, Entrée (Québec City) / acrylic

Funiculaire - Quebec - entree
Funiculaire, Entrée (Québec City) / acrylic

Funiculaire, Entrée (Québec City)
acrylic on stretched canvas /16″x24″
2017/18