• Voices from the Gathering PlaceSault Ste. Marie: 1622 - 1870

Die Stromschnellen von St Marie (The Rapids Of St Mary), Frank Buchser, 1868

By kind permission of the Kunsthaus Art Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

This website was created by teacher Peter White for the Algoma District School Board

What is the fellow leaning over the side doing?

How does the voyageur in front of him feel about it?

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Canoe Manned by Voyageurs Passing a Waterfall (Ontario), 1869, by Frances Anne Hopkins

Courtesy Library and Archives Canada under the reproduction reference number C-002771 and under the MIKAN ID number 2894967

The man reaching over the side is picking up a water lily.

 

The man in front of him is probably annoyed

at the lily picker for getting in the way of his

paddle.

 

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