Week 5 B -Graphics, Typography & Package Design

Week Ten Graphics, Typography & Package Design

10. Various Posters & Illustrations

10.15. The Stampede, Calgary, 1919

Cowboys/Rodeo Style

"1884 Agricultural Society formed
1886 First Calgary Exhibition held
1889 Stampede Park was purchased from the Dominion Government
1908 Dominion Exhibition held
1912 Guy Weadick arrived, envisaged a Wild West Extravaganza, arranged financing from the "Big 4" (Lane, McLean, Burns and Cross) to the tune of $100,000 and in September 1912, the first Calgary Stampede was held - a roaring success
1922 Calgary Industrial Exhibition held
1923 The Stampede hosted the first competitive Chuckwagon Races"