Canada, Painted by T. Mower Martin, Described by Wilfred Campbell.


Canada. Painted by T. Mower Martin, R.C.A. Described by Wilfred Campbell LL.D. London: A. & C. Black, 1907. 9″ x 6.5″, 272p., burgundy decorative cloth with gilt, 77 full-color illustrated plates with tissue guards, folding map. First Edition. One of the scarcer titles in the A. & C. Black color series

A beautifully illustrated book of Canada, with vibrant color plates of from paintings by T. Mower Martin, Canadian artist, born in London, England. He was one of the founders of the Ontario art union, the Ontario society of artists, and the Royal Canadian academy, was president of the first society of artists in Canada, and in 1877 became director of the Ontario school of art, which he had established.

The author, Wilfred Campbell, describes the great natural features of the land, in its broader characteristics – its coasts, rivers, mountains, lakes, and prairies, those physical beauties and sublime effects of nature for which the region is specially famous.

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