The Picture Gallery of Canadian History Vol. 2
Jefferys, Charles W. The Picture Gallery of Canadian History Vol. 2, Toronto, Ryerson, 1945. 271 p. Illus.
- Dr. C. W. Jefferys was one of Canada's foremost historical artists and his three-volume Picture Gallery of Canadian History is probably his best-known achievement. His hundreds of carefully researched pictures of artifacts, people, places and episodes from Canadian history provide a "treasure house of information about this country's past" (Toronto Star).
This mill, on Dedrick's Creek, about a mile and a half north of Port Rowan on Lake Erie, was built in 1808 on the site of a previous mill erected in 1798 by Jonathan Backhouse, who came from Yorkshire in 1791.
Colonel Talbot was a very important figure in the history of the settlement of south-western Upper Canada. His piquant personality, the striking contrast between his youth and his life...
In the better class early houses of Upper Canada the doorway was placed in the middle, and was designed in harmonious proportion with the building and constructed with fine craftsmanship.