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|Title:||The Great Fortress: A Chronicle of Louisbourg 1720-1760 (Chronicles of Canada #8)|
|Author:||Wood, William Charles Henry|
|Illustrator:||Jefferys, Charles William|
|Publisher:||Press of The Hunter-Rose Co., Limited|
|Tags:||Canada, history, Louisbourg, non-fiction|
|Description:||[No description available. Suggest one here.]|
|Comments:||The Chronicles of Canada volume 8|
Author Bio for Wood, William Charles Henry
Lieutenant-Colonel, William Charles Henry Wood (1864-1947) was a Canadian author. His works include: Animal Sanctuaries in Labrador (1911), Supplement to an Address on Animal Sanctuaries in Labrador (1912), The Passing of New France: A Chronicle of Montcalm (1914), The Winning of Canada: A Chronicle of Wolfe (1914), The War With the United States: A Chronicle of 1812 (1915), The Great Fortress: A Chronicle of Louisbourg 1720-1760 (1915), The Father of British Canada: A Chronicle of Carleton (1916), Elizabethan Sea-Dogs (1918), Flag and Fleet: How the British Navy Won the Freedom of the Seas (1919), Captains of the Civil War: A Chronicle of the Blue and the Gray (1921) and Draft of a Plan for Beginning Animal Sanctuaries in Labrador.
Author Bio for Jefferys, Charles William
Charles William Jefferys (August 25, 1869—October 8, 1951) was a Canadian painter, illustrator, author, and teacher best known as a historical illustrator.
Born in Rochester, England, Jefferys arrived in Toronto, Ontario (after living in Philadelphia and Hamilton, Ontario) with his family around 1880. After attending school, he apprenticed with the york, Lithography Company from 1885 to 1890. From 1889 to 1892 he worked for the Toronto Globe as an illustrator and artist. From 1893 to 1901, he worked for the New York Herald. Returning to Toronto, he became a magazine and book illustrator. Along with Ivor Lewis and other artists, Jefferys co-founded the Graphic Arts Club (later named the Canadian Society of Graphic Art), which by the 1940s became the primary artists' group in Canada. As well, from 1912 to 1939 he taught painting and drawing in the Department of Architecture at the University of Toronto.
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