This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Chronicles of Canada
|Title:||The Great Fortress: A Chronicle of Louisbourg 1720-1760 (Chronicles of Canada #8)|
|Publisher:||Press of The Hunter-Rose Co., Limited|
|Tags:||Canada, Canadiana, history, Louisbourg, non-fiction, Nova Scotia|
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Author Bio for Wood, William Charles Henry
William Charles Henry Wood (1864-1947) was a Canadian historian. Born in Quebec, he was educated in England and Germany. When he returned to Canada in 1887, he received a commission in the 8th Royal Rifles of Quebec. He stayed in the army until his retirement in 1910 and commanded the regiment from 1907 in the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. After that he achieved more notoriety as a military historian including such books as The Passing of New France: A Chronicle of Montcalm, The Winning of Canada: A Chronicle of Wolfe and The War With the United States: A Chronicle of 1812. (MacMillan Dictionary of Canadian Biography)
Author Bio for Jefferys, C. W. (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.--Wikipedia.
Author Bio for Reynolds, Joshua
Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) was a English portrait artist. He was one of the greatest European painters of the 18th century and was known for his use of the "Grand Manner" of painting which promoted generalization and idealization of the subject rather than an attention to accuracy and detail. (Oxford Dictionary of National Biography)
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