Wilfrid Laurier Vanity Fair

On the cover of this 1897 cover of Vanity Fair stands the Right Honourable Sir Wilfred Laurier. The “Men of the Day” column features Sir Wilfred Laurier and notes that Laurier is, “probably one of the most remarkable Colonials who came to England for the Diamond Jubilee”. The pose was recaptured for the Liberal Leadership Convention in June 1984 that coincided with Trudeau’s retirement from politics.

Time Period:  Confederation - World War 1
Time Line:  1897
Type of Object(s):  Magazine Cover
Political Party:  Liberal Party
Signed Item:  No

Sir Wilfrid Laurier Vanity Fair Cover, 1897