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|Ships & Boats: Bateaus|
Bateau Colonial bateau of 1776, used along the Upper St. Lawrence River. This
bateau is 30feet long, has a beam of 6 feet and 6 inches, and a draft of 2 feet and 10 and
Temiskaming Bateau Bateau at the Hudson Bay Company post, Lake Temiskaming,
River Boating on the Tatshenshini River in Yukon Territory.
|Ships & Boats: Canoes: 16th, 17th & 18th Centuries|
on the St. Lawrence A rather mythical view of Jacques Cartier on the St. Lawrence
River and an encounter with the St. Lawrence Valley Iroquois in 1535. An engraving by
Skirmish A depiction of Samuel de Champlain's first encounter with the Iroquois
(Mohawks) in 1609, a forest skirmish on future Lake Champlain, including fanciful
rowboats, rather than canoes.
Salle at the Humber Robert Cavalier de La Salle, French fur-trade explorer, at the
mouth of the Humber River, future site of Toronto, Ontario, 1681. By G.A. Reid
Expedition Frontenac expedition against the Iroquois, 1695.
Portaging Voyageurs, critical to the fur trade, travelling over a portage. By W.H.
West Canoe. A North West canoe on the Mattawa River, a crucial link in the fur
trade. By Frances Hopkins.
Farm A newly cleared farm by Riverside, Upper Canada, 1791, with stumps left to
rot for later removal and rough rail fences.
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