On Davies’ Fort Frederick

    Thomas Davies served under British Colonel Robert Monckton in the Atlantic Canada region from 1757-1759 as a soldier and an artist.  During this period of the Seven Years’ War, Davies provided the military with topographical drawings intended to accurately represent the geographical landscape.  One of Davies’ drawings featured Fort Frederick, built by Colonel … Continue reading On Davies’ Fort Frederick

Unsettling Canadian Art: A Graduate Student Observation & Discussion Board

As part of the larger project, the posts below are created by graduate students working in conjunction with the Pioneer Lies and Propertied Lives project. We provide our own analysis of images found in the site Gallery. How each writer interprets these images is the product of their own academic training and demonstrates the ways … Continue reading Unsettling Canadian Art: A Graduate Student Observation & Discussion Board