Newspapers across Canada utilized their cartoonists to depict the war abroad through political cartoons. However, unlike the government and the Red Cross, their agendas weren’t always pro-war. #cdnhistory #cdnhist #ww1

Canadian WWI Political Cartoons

Newspapers across Canada utilized their cartoonists to depict the war abroad through political cartoons. However, unlike the government and the Red Cross, their agendas weren’t always pro-war.

Northern Lights (1916) - Tom Thomson

What the Heck Happened to Tom Thomson?

The Jealous Husband (c. 1845) by Cornelius Krieghoff

Is Cornelius Krieghoff a “Canadian” Painter?

Le mari jaloux, vers 1845 Huile sur carton 8 x 9 po.

As the years wore on, Canadians grew disillusioned with the war. This political cartoon depicts how it's only politicians and rich businessmen who profit from the war, while the general public suffers. #ww1 #cdnhist #cdnhistory

Canadian WWI Political Cartoons

As the years wore on, Canadians grew disillusioned with the war. This political cartoon depicts how it's only politicians and rich businessmen who profit from the war, while the general public suffers.

Tobogganing on the Citadel (c. 1856) by Cornelius Krieghoff

Is Cornelius Krieghoff a “Canadian” Painter?

Tobogganing on the Citadel (c. by Cornelius Krieghoff

Habitants on a Trip to Town by Cornelius Krieghoff (c. 1861)

Is Cornelius Krieghoff a “Canadian” Painter?

The war wasn't the only thing that cartoonists focused on. The Canadian homefront was in the midst of political turmoil and change from 1914 to 1918. Artists across the country captured the divisive era on paper. #quebec #cdnhist #ww1 #cdnhistory

Canadian WWI Political Cartoons

The war wasn't the only thing that cartoonists focused on. The Canadian homefront was in the midst of political turmoil and change from 1914 to Artists across the country captured the divisive era on paper.

Woodland Waterfall (1916) - Tom Thomson

What the Heck Happened to Tom Thomson?

A postwar era travel ad for #Newfoundland aka Canada's newest province at the time. #canada #travel #cdnhistory

Canadian Travel Ads (1940s-1960s)

Newfoundland Canada's New-fun-land Canada Canadian Travel Advertisement Poster

'Primordial Fire' by Jock Macdonald, (1957). A look at the impact of Painters Eleven on the Canadian art scene. #P11 #abstract #cdnhistory #art

Painters Eleven

Primordial Fire Artist: Jock Macdonald Completion Date: 1957 Style: Abstract Expressionism

Arthur Lismer and Tom Thomson, Smoke Lake, Algonquin Park (1914). Source: McMichael Canadian Art Collection Archives

What the Heck Happened to Tom Thomson?

Arthur Lismer and Tom Thomson, Smoke Lake, Algonquin Park Source: McMichael Canadian Art Collection Archives

Funny Canadian travel ad from 1968. #canada #travel #cdnhistory

Canadian Travel Ads (1940s-1960s)

The Canadian government's 1968 effort to explain to National Geographic readers that Canada is a great summer vacation spot.Explains so much about US perceptions of Canada

Example of Canadian travel ad during  the postwar era. #canada #mountie #travel #cdnhistory

Canadian Travel Ads (1940s-1960s)

Six Panels of Man Changing into Thunderbird at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Artwork by Norval Morrisseau aka Copper Thunderbird. #canadianart #firstnationsart #woodlandart

Norval Morrisseau

Six Panels of Man Changing into Thunderbird at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Artwork by Norval Morrisseau aka Copper Thunderbird.

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