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Early 1900’s Garden Photographs

(A Four Photo Series)

Photo 1: In garden of 54 Main St. (James Ballantyne’s house) looking toward the house with Lizzie Graham in distance; July 24, 1900; Photo credit: James Ballantyne/Library and Archives Canada / Photo 2: Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Mammel with their children in the family’s vegetable garden, Hanna, Alberta; 1928; Library and Archives Canada / Photo 3: Gardening; location and year unknown; Topley Studio / Library and Archives Canada / Photo 4: Students standing beside a garden, All Saints Indian Residential School (also known as Anglican Mission School), Lac La Ronge, Saskatchewan, unknown date; Geological Survey of Canada collection / Library and Archives Canada

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Oxen on the Farm

(A Four Photo Series)

Photo 1: John Harasmchuk with oxen; 1912, Smuts, Saskatchewan; Library and Archives Canada / PA-088456 /   Photo 2: Roy Stinson is shown behind oxen, clearing land. McCord Disrict, South of LaFleche, Québec; 1912;George E. Dragan / Library and Archives Canada / PA-088476 /  Photo 3: W.G. Huntand and a pair of oxen; 1900, Lloydminister, AB; Canada. Dept. of Mines and Resources / Library and Archives Canada / C-002076 /  Photo 4: Mowing with oxen (Cutting and binding with oxen); 1914, location unknown; Topley Studio / Library and Archives Canada / PA-011024

 

Curating Wonder–Canada’s Autumn Splendor

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Curating Wonder–Fall Fair

Photo 1: Lakelse Valley exhibit during Fall Fair [Prince Rupert, B.C.], 1915 (photo source: Jack R. Wrathall / Library and Archives Canada) / Photo 2: H.K. Dunyes’ Ayrshires at the fair, 1913 (photo source: William James Topley/Library and Archives Canada) / Photo 3: Opening of the agricultural Fair, Brantford, Ont., 1904 (photo source: Library and Archives Canada)

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Curating Wonder–School Days

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Curating Wonder–Sweethearts

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(A Four Photograph Series)

Photo 1: Millions Like Her, Birmingham, 1951, by Bert Hardy/Getty Images / Photo 2: source unknown / Photo 3: Engaged/via adore-vintage.blogspot.co.uk / Photo 4: Milk Maid and the Farm Hand, Whitby, North Yorkshire, England – Late 1800s, by Frank Sutcliffe

“I wonder …”

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Curating Wonder–Chaudière Falls: 1800s Watercolour Paintings

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Curating Wonder — Snowshoeing

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Curating Wonder — Remembrance Day

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