Thursday, July 22, 2010

From Canada by land

Today in history:

"Alexander Mackenzie, from Canada by land, 22 July 1793. Latitude 52 20 48 N."
I was hoping to use the image from Charlie Farquharson's Histr'y of Canada, which riffs on CW Jeffreys's sketch of Mackenzie at Bella Coola, with Charlie adding "Wouldn't a Dow go great now?" on the rock.  But I could not find either the Jeffreys image or the Don Harron version online. Everything digital all the time still has a ways to go....
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