By Michael Bell
This is the landscape of a brand new land — early forts, cities, and villages, photos and social scenes — as depicted in additional than 200 infrequent sketches and watercolours from eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Canada. The work and drawings, drawn from surviving visible documents, comprise works via artists starting from girl amateurs and army officials to pros corresponding to William Armstrong and Lucius OBrien. Complementary descriptions from modern trip literature, diaries and letters, and history essays via Michael Bell current a shiny photograph of frontier existence, as noticeable through settlers and tourists of the time.
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Painters in a New Land by Michael Bell