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?
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