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PAUL KANE'S GREAT NOR-WEST., Eaton, Diane and Urbanek, Sheila.

Author Name    Eaton, Diane and Urbanek, Sheila.

Title   PAUL KANE'S GREAT NOR-WEST.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good+

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Vancouver UBC Press 1995

ISBN Number    0774805382 / 9780774805384

Illustrator   Paul Kane.

Seller ID   28264

158 pp, 10 1/4" H x 10 1/4" D. Colour and b&w reproductions. "Determined to document the lives and customs of the Native people of the Northwest before contact with white settlers changed them forever, the Canadian artist Paul Kane set out in 1845 to cross the continent 'with no companions but my portfolio and a box of paints, my gun and a stock of ammunition'. Travelling by canoe and snowshoe, on foot and on horseback via the Hudson's Bay Company fur trade brigade routes, he made his way from the Great Lakes to the Pacific coast and back again. When he returned to Toronto in the fall of 1848, he brought back some five hundred field sketches and a remarkable collection of artifacts, which he used as raw material for one hundred oil paintings depicting scenes of Native life. (The authors) recreate Kane's heroic journey and bring to life the people and places he encountered. Their narrative supplies the historical context to illuminate his travels, while frequently drawing on Kane's own words from his diary and published journal." Minor wear at bottom of spine, small area of glue residue at top corner of rear board. Dust jacket has very minor edge /wrinkling.

Paul  Kane,  Northwest,  Canada,  Journeys,  Travel,  19th  Century,  Artists,  Pacific  Northwest,  Description,  Indians,  Athabasca  River,  Blackfoot,  Boundary  Disputes,  Canoe  Brigades,  Canoes,  Canoeing,  Buffalo  Herds,  Buffalo  Hunting,  Columbia  River,  Cree,  Cowlitz,  Dog  Teams,  Dogs,  Dog  Sleds,  Fort  Edmonton,  Fort  Pitt,  Fort  Vancouver,  Fort  Walla  Walla,  Fort  William,  John  Edward  Harriott,  Horseback  Travel,  Horsekeepers,  Horses,  Hudson's  Bay  Company,  Iroquois,  Lane,  Medicine  Pipe  Stems,  Metis,  North  West  Company,  North  Saskatchewan  River,  Peter  Skene  Ogden,  Oregon  Country,  Otter  Skins,  Pacific  Coast,  Pemmican,  Portages,  Rapids,  Red  River,  Settlement,  John  Rowland,  Robert  Rundle,  Saulteaux,  Sir  George  Simpson,  Toronto,  Willamette,  Winnipeg,  York  Boats,  York  Factory,  Prairies,  Lachine  Brigade,  Winter,  Fort  Victoria,  Rockies,  Rocky  Mountains. 

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