Arctic Name of Piece: HBC-Upper Savage Islands-Hudson Strait Artist: Robert Hood Date of Artwork: 1795/6 - 1821/10/20 Source: Library and Archives Canada Description: Hudson's Bay Company Ships bartering with Inuit off the Upper Savage Islands, Hudson Strait, 1819. The Hudson's Bay Company Ships Prince of Wales and Eddystone Bartering with the Inuit off the Upper Savage Islands, Hudson Strait, Canada. Historical Significance: It show that the Europeans are in business contact with Arctic Aboriginal people.
Plains Name of Piece: Bodmer -- Blackfoot Indian Artist: Karl Bodmer Date of Artwork: 1840-1843 Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plains_Indians#mediaviewer/File:Bodmer_-- _Blackfoot_Indian,_1840-1843.jpg Description: Blackfoot warrior, painted between 1840 and 1843 by Karl Bodmer. A painting from life by Karl Bodmer of a Blackfoot warrior ca. 1840- 1843 Historical Significance: The painter painted the image of the warrior posed right in front of him.
Plateau Name of Piece: Samuel de Champlain arrive à Québec Artist: George Agnew Reid Date of Artwork: 1860-1947 Source: Archivianet, Library and archives Canada/Bibliothèque et archives Canada Description:The arrival of Samuel de Champlain, the father of New France, on the site of Quebec City. Painting showing the arrival of Samuel de Champlain on the future site of Quebec City, 1608 Historical Significance: The Aboriginals welcomed Samuel de Champlain to Quebec.
Northwest Coast Name of Piece: Tsimpsian tribe No 2010 (HS85-10-11581) Artist: Edwards Brothers Date of Artwork: 1900 Source: British Library Description: This image is part of the Canadian Copyright Collection held by the British Library Historical Significance: The members of the Tsimpsian tribe are holding European interments. This shows how European influences were changing First Nations Culture.
Iroquois Name of Piece: Conference Between the French and Indian Leaders Around a Ceremonial Fire by Vernier Artist: Emile Louis Vernier Date of Artwork:1829-1887 Source: Public Domain Description: Conference between the French and First Nations leaders Historical Significance: The French that came to Canada are negotiating with the Iroquois.
Cabot Name of Piece: Cabot Tower Architect: William Howe Greene Date of Artwork: 1898-1900 Source: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Description: Cabot Tower is a tower in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, situated on Signal Hill. Construction of the tower begun in 1898 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of John Cabot's discovery of Newfoundland, and Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. Historical Significance: This building is John Cabot's discovery of Newfoundland. Cabot Tower was completed in 1900 and has been a part of a number of historic events. Although now one of the most recognizable symbols of St. John's and Newfoundland and Labrador, its construction was not well supported in the town.
Cartier Name of Piece: Portrait of Jacques Cartier Artist: Théophile Hamel Date of Artwork: 1844 Source: Description: The photo looks like he is traveling to North America to claim it. He is on his ship. Historical Significance: Jacques Cartier was the First European to travel inland in North America and Claimed Canada for France.
Champlain Name of Piece: Samuel-de-champlain-s Artist: Balthasar Moncornet Date of Artwork: 1650 Source: Public Domain Description: Historical Significance: He was the explorer of New France, foundation of Quebec City, Canada.Also being called The Father of New France.
Jean Talon : Name of Piece: Portrait de Jean Talon Artist: Claude Francois (Brother Luke), Date of Artwork: 1671 Source: André Vachon Description: Augustinian monastery of the Hôtel-Dieu de Quebec, Quebec. Historical Significance: Jean Talon was the first Intendant of New France. Talon was appointed by King Louis XIV and his minister, Jean- Baptiste Colbert to serve as the Intendant of Justice, Public Order and Finances in Canada, Acadia and Newfoundland for two terms: 1665 to 1668 and 1670 to 1672
Habitants Name of Piece: Habitants Artist: Cornelius Krieghoff Date of Artwork: 1852 Source: Wikipedia Description: Habitants were French settlers. The inhabitants of French origin who farmed the land along the two shores of the St. Lawrence Gulf and River. Historical Significance: It is the present-day Province of Quebec in Canada.