M965.199.5852 | The World is Beating a Path to our Door.

 
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The World is Beating a Path to our Door.
John Collins
1967, 20th century
Ink and graphite on card
36.7 x 29.3 cm
Gift of Mr. John Collins - The Gazette
M965.199.5852
© McCord Museum
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Keys to History

Montrealers were very enthusiastic about receiving visitors from all over the world during the 1967 Universal Exposition (Expo 67).

  • What

    Hosting Expo 67 gave Quebeckers an unprecedented window on the world. As the cartoon suggests, people from every corner of the globe would come to visit "Man and His World" at Expo 67.

  • Where

    Most activities were held on St. Helen's Island and Notre Dame Island, which was built specifically for Expo 67.

  • When

    The Universal Exposition opened on April 27 and closed on October 29, 1967.

  • Who

    The man in the cartoon, who looks a lot like former Montreal Mayor Jean Drapeau, is holding the Canadian centennial flag, while the woman is waving the Expo 67 flag.