Friday, 31 December 2021

Tuesday, 14 December 2021

Article in French on Canadian clothing by Bruno Helias from Tradition

Lorsque le roi de France habillait ses soldats a la Canadienne by Bruno Helias author and artist. Tradition magazine no 144 1999

Old Fort Niagara event


 By the way the fellow is wearing a tapabord. Go here to get a Pdf of a pattern.

Saturday, 11 December 2021

Sergio Toppi


 On my travels I found this piece of comic art on https://comicisart.blogspot.com/ but I don't know the comic or context. Nice though

Friday, 10 December 2021

Interesting image of snowshoes

 Here for a zoomable image. I don't know but it looks like Canadians. What do you think? By Alexander Cluny (died 1770)


The American Traveller: or, Observations on the Present State, Culture and Commerce of the British Colonies in America, and the Further Improvements of which They are Capable. London: E. and C. Dilly and J. Almon, 1769.







Thursday, 9 December 2021

Cornelius Krieghoff

inspirational winter images


 Cornelius David Krieghoff (June 19, 1815 – March 5, 1872) was a Dutch-Canadian painter of the 19th century.[1] Krieghoff is most famous for his paintings of Canadian landscapes and Canadian life outdoors, which were as sought after in his own time as they are today.[1] He is particularly famous for his winter scenes, some of which he painted in a number of variant

painting by Benjamin West

  Completed between 1764 and 1768 this picture is usually ascribed as General Johnson Saving a Wounded French Officer from the Tomahawk of a...