York Brand Peanut Butter, printed 1952

Walter Trier and Canada Packers: At the Spiral Staircase

June 2 - September 6, 1999


From 1947 to 1951 Walter Trier worked as a designer for J.S. McLean's successful meat-packing business, Canada Packers Limited. To complement the McLean exhibition, this installation features works from the AGO collection by humorist Walter Trier, whose whimsical drawings for billboards and other advertisements appealed to a wide popular audience.

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