Life in Upper Canada

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What did early Ontario and it's residents look like? Photography wasn't around yet (for most people), so we rely on artist's impressions.

Janice Nickerson
Upper Canada, the predecessor of modern Ontario, was created in 1791 by the division of the old colony of Quebec into Lower Canada in the east and Upper Canada in the west. I Am Canadian, Canadian History, British North America, Church Of England, History Timeline, Family History, History Class, Social Science, First Nations

Upper Canada

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Inscribed in pen & brown ink, mount (album page) b.: Corderoy road over a Swamp in Orillia / Upper Canada Sepr 1844 Pioneer Life, Corduroy, Ontario, Canada, Space, Artist, Photography, Painting, Outdoor

Corduroy Road Over a Swamp in Orillia Township, Ontario

Inscribed in pen & brown ink, mount (album page) b.: Corderoy road over a Swamp in Orillia / Upper Canada Sepr 1844

 Egerton Ryerson, Born Methodist minister, principled and independent thinker for his times. British North America, Early Settler, Cause And Effect, Grade 3, Family History, Canada, Times, Education, People

Revd. Egerton Ryerson

Inscribed: REVD. EGERTON RYERSON. / UPPER CANADA. / Painted by GUSH. _ Engraved by DEAN.

"Log House" from Catherine Parr Traill's "The Backwoods of Canada," published in Catherine Parr, Pioneer Life, Canadian History, Log Homes, Family History, Roots, Empire, Canada, Artist

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"Log House" from Catherine Parr Traill's "The Backwoods of Canada," published in 1836.

A View in 1810 of North Side of Front Street, Toronto, from Peter to John Streets. By Sir Edmund Wyly Grier after Robert Irvine Peter Street, Robert Irvine, Pioneer Life, Digital Archives, Ontario, Toronto, Old Things, Canada, Architecture

A View in 1810 of North Side of Front Street, Toronto, from Peter to John Streets

Inscribed in black ink, b.: A View in 1810 of North side of Front Street, Toronto, from Peter to John Streets shewing the Residence of Hon. George / Cruikshank from 1800 to 1821 in a Cottage Building, and from 1821-81 as a new house in front of the old, also the 2 Story White frame Dwelling / erected in 1805 of John Beikie, Clerk of the Executive Council of Upper Canada, also the Half way House Tavern erected in 1805 near John Stt. / Copy of the original Picture in the possession of / Mrs…

Sawmill - The Canadian Encyclopedia Pioneer Life, France 2, Ontario, Canada, Primitive, Photography, Bride, Wedding Bride, Fotografie

Sawmill

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A coloured ink print created in the United States of America. Canada, History, Artist, Photography, Painting, Life, Artists, Painting Art, Paintings

Queenston, Upper Canada. By William Strickland

A coloured ink print created in the United States of America.

Toronto Harbour in 1820 Toronto, Weaving, History, Artist, Canada, Painting, Life, Universe, Artists

Toronto Harbour in 1820

Another impression (B 8-60e) also on wove paper, with inscription b. slightly trimmed 138 x 228 mm.; sheet 172 x 230 mm. A 3rd imp. (982-27-18) trimmed to comp.; sheet 138x226 mm.

Naturalization Records, - Upper Canada and Canada West - Library and Archives Canada Pioneer Life, Family Genealogy, Ancestry, Ontario, Archive, Louvre, Canada, Long Island, Travel

Settlement on Long Island on the Rideau River, Upper Canada

Blacksmithing - The Canadian Encyclopedia Pioneer Life, Blacksmithing, Decorative Boxes, Canada, History, History Books, Historia, Decorative Storage Boxes

Blacksmithing

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His Excellency Sir Francis Bond Head, Bart, K.C.H.

Inscribed in the plate l.l.: Painted by Nelson Cook, Esqre. ; l.r.: Engraved by C. Turner, A.R.A.; b.: HIS EXCELLENCY SIR FRANCIS BOND HEAD, BART: K.C.H. / Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada, &c., &c., &c., / From an Original Picture painted at the solicitation of the Inhabitants of the City of Toronto,/ This Plate is respectfully dedicated to / Her Most Gracious Majesty's Loyal Canadian Subjects, by their fellow Citizens & most obt. humle. Servt. / Frederick Chase Capreol. / Published…

Francis Gore was lieutenant governor of Upper Canada, and was on the managing committee of the Athenaeum Club. O'Donoghue One of set of Athenaeum Portraits published by Thomas McLean in 1835 Canada, Portrait, Artist, Movie Posters, Photography, Life, Film Poster, Men Portrait, Artists

Francis Gore

Francis Gore (1769-1852) was lieutenant governor of Upper Canada, 1806-18, and was on the managing committee of the Athenaeum Club. O'Donoghue 1. One of set of Athenaeum Portraits published by Thomas McLean in 1835

Map of the districts of Upper Canada in 1836 Lake Huron, Lake Erie, Ontario, Canada, Map, Life, Maps, Peta

Map of the districts of Upper Canada in 1836

Canadian Caleche - from Isaac Weld's "Travels Through the States of North America and the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada During the Years 1796 and The Province, North America, Vintage World Maps, Canada, Artist, Travel, Life, Voyage, Artists

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Canadian Caleche - from Isaac Weld's "Travels Through the States of North America and the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada During the Years 1795, 1796 and 1797"

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