Canadian Sports

Canadian Sports is a series of twelve transfer prints depicting Canadian winter sports and pastimes.  Canadian Sports wares were made
for the Canadian export market around 1883.

The various scenes originally appeared on a series of Christmas and New Year greetings cards produced by Bennet & Co. of Montreal. 
These cards first appeared around 1882 and it is most likely that the pottery series was produced shortly afterwards to take advantage
of the popularity of the greetings cards.

Some of the cards are shown next followed by some of the wares.

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