Posted to Canada
The Watercolours of George Russell Dartnell, 1835-1844Unknown - 1987
Posted to Canada examines, for the first time, the immense body of work created by George Dartnell, a British army surgeon stationed in Canada from 1835 to 1844. Dartnell, an accomplished and popular surgeon, sketched more than 150 scenes of a pristine Canada of dense forests, clear lakes and rough-edged beauty during his nine-year posting -- all of which form an important part of Canada's pre-photographic visual history. In this, the first book on Dartnell, his vibrant depictions of rural Quebec and Ontario, Montreal, Quebec City, Penetanguishene, London, and Port Talbot are examined in gre.
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn Press, 1987.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (112 pages) : illustrations (some color)
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