Evan Macdonald

Author: Flora Macdonald Spencer
Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ Pr
ISBN: 9781554580484
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Evan Macdonald from the Author: Flora Macdonald Spencer. A master draughtsman, artist Evan Macdonald had extraordinary facility as a painter, printmaker, and book illustrator. Born in Guelph, Ontario, in 1905, to one of the city's founding Scottish families, Macdonald was a young contemporary of the Group of Seven and pursued his practice in Canada during the Great Depression. He joined the Second World War as an artist-soldier. After the war, Macdonald became a professional portraitist, fulfilling commissions from heads of government, industry, and academia. His paintings chronicling the destruction of Guelph's historical buildings in the 1950s and 60s both celebrate industrial progress and lament the loss of nineteenth-century craftsmanship.Evan Macdonald: A Painter's Lifeis a richly illustrated chronicle of Macdonald's life and work from the perspective of the artist's daughter, Flora Macdonald Spencer, whose insightful essay creates a lasting image of a great Canadian artist. The book offers a unique perspective on the history of Guelph as well as commentary on one of the city's founding families, their Scottish ancestry, and the establishment and evolution of twentieth-century social and cultural ideals.Co-published with the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre

Art And Architecture In Canada

Author: Loren R. Lerner
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802058560
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Art And Architecture In Canada from the Author: Loren R. Lerner. Identifies and summarizes thousands of books, article, exhibition catalogues, government publications, and theses published in many countries and in several languages from the early nineteenth century to 1981.

The College On The Hill

Author: Alexander Ross
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1554883199
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The College On The Hill from the Author: Alexander Ross. How has the Ontario Agricultural College contributed to Canadian education? What role has the college played in the development of agriculture since it was founded in 1874? This history of Canada’s oldest agricultural college revolves around these two questions. It shows that the college’s mandate has changed in its attempt to serve both education and agriculture. The Ontario Agricultural College was established to enshrine science in farming, but it also became the testing and extension arm of the provincial ministry of agriculture. Direct government control for ninety years provided financial resources not enjoyed by other post-secondary schools, but the results sometimes proved of greater benefit to agriculture than to education or science. Swept into the University of Guelph when it was created in 1964, the college rethought its role. It emerged as a centre for advanced scientific inquiry, for global agricultural programs, and for understanding rural societies. The controversies surrounding these changes and the evolving nature of agriculture and science are brought out fully in this account of the past century and a quarter.

Book Review Index 2009

Author: Dana Ferguson
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9781414419121
Size: 76.48 MB
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Book Review Index 2009 from the Author: Dana Ferguson.


Author: Rosemary Anderson
ISBN: 9780969059424
Size: 35.50 MB
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Guelph from the Author: Rosemary Anderson.

Annual Report

Author: Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture and Food
Size: 57.31 MB
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Annual Report from the Author: Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture and Food.