"Winters Mantle." College Building. / University of Saskatchewan / Saskatoon"
- [ca. 1924]
Winter scene. View across the bowl facing east at the front of the Administration Building. "Copyright J. Fred Spalding. Published by The Camera Products Co., 1731 Dunbart Street, Vancouver, B.C. Made In England." Image has been tinted. "Saskatoon Series No. 29".
Bio/historical note: Designed by Brown and Vallance, Montreal Architects, the College (later known as Administration) building was constructed between 1910-1912 by Smith Bros. and Wilson General Contractors. Originally a general purpose building, designed in the shape of a capital E, and built at a cost of $297,000, the cornerstone was laid by Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Prime Minister of Canada, on 29 July 1910. The building was officially opened by Walter Scott, Premier of Saskatchewan on 1 May 1913.