Things we notice in summertime

Racey 24

Racey, Arthur George. “Things we notice in summertime. The danger of proposing and being accepted in a canoe.” Ink on paper. 48.7 x 36.8 cm. RBSC Racey 1:24

The RBSC print collection includes over one hundred cartoons by Quebec artist Arthur George Racey (1870-1941). After studying at McGill, Racey worked as a cartoonist for the Montreal Witness and the Montreal Star. His work was also published internationally.

2 comments on “Things we notice in summertime

  1. I think I recognize this. It’s very cool to see the family name in print. My name is Gordon Racey, I am the grand nephew of A.G. Racey. Nice to see there are people out there that still appreciate his work.

    • Hi Gordon, thanks for taking the time to comment. We love hearing from people connected to our collections. Your grand uncle’s work is available to consult in our reading room during opening hours – do drop in to see us sometime! You can also connect with us at or on Instagram @mcgill_rare

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