FROM WAR TO WINTERLUDE - 150 YEARS ON THE RIDEAU CANAL. DE LA DEFENSE A LA DETENTE - LES 150 ANS DU CANAL RIDEAU.

By: Peck, Mary E.

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154 pp, 11" H. The catalogue of the exhibition. B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. A look at the evolution of the Rideau Canal. Originally planned by the British military in response to threats of military incursions from the United States, it became a source of commercial development and transportation and now a recreational gem. Bilingual text in parallel columns (English/French). Contents: Foreword; Abbreviations; The Military Era - Construction of the Canal; Commerce and Industry on the Canal; The Age of Recreation on the Canal; Notes; Bibliography; Sources of Items in the Exhibition. Interior - small bump at top corner of of approx. fist 50 pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, small creases at top corner of front cover, a few tiny scuffs on rear cover.

Title: FROM WAR TO WINTERLUDE - 150 YEARS ON THE RIDEAU CANAL. DE LA DEFENSE A LA DETENTE - LES 150 ANS DU CANAL RIDEAU.

Author Name: Peck, Mary E.

Categories: Transportation, Canada - Ontario,

Publisher: Ottawa, Public Archives Canada: 1982

ISBN Number: 0660510154

ISBN Number 13: 9780660510156

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 28320

Keywords: Rideau Canal, Canals, Ontario, Exhibitions, Military, 19th Century, Defence, Transportation, Construction, Supply Routes, British Army, Commerce, Industry, Recreation, Steamboats, Mills, Parliament Buildings, Canada, Canadian.,