Monthly Archives: September 2016

Sir John Franklin

The recent discovery of both HMS Erebus and more recently, HMS Terror, the two ships of the failed Franklin Expedition 0f 1845-47, has finally solved the 170-year-old mystery as to the final resting place of both the Terror and the Erebus. But what … Continue reading

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Blodwen Davies

  Paddle and Palette: The Story of Tom Thomson by Blodwen Davies was published by The Ryerson Press in 1930. The notes for this 36-page sketch of the artist were taken from an upcoming biography of Thomson that Blodwen Davies … Continue reading

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Percy Wyndham Lewis

Wyndham Lewis was a painter, writer, activist and self-proclaimed rebel. He was born on his parents’ yacht off the coast of Amherst, Nova Scotia in 1882. His mother was British, his father American. They separated when Lewis was ten and … Continue reading

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