May 19, 2022

Library and Archives Canada Announces Major Acquisition of Photographs

From LAC:

On the 100th anniversary of the birth of acclaimed Canadian photographer Malak (OC, MPA), Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the acquisition of a significant amount of the artist’s photographic archives.

The recent acquisition includes approximately 200,000 photographic transparencies and negatives, ca. 1968–2001, as well as 13 exhibitions prints and textual records. This constitutes a significant addition to the Malak (1915–2001) fonds held by LAC.

LAC will work to make these holdings available through its website as they become digitized.

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