Dating from 1700 to 1930, these rare and beautiful coats reflect the development of a native art form and the influence of European fashion.
This exquisitely beautiful volume showcases four centuries of Chinese fan paintings-dreamscapes of lilac, lotus, and wisteria, and sailboats in the mist. Author Tsang illuminates the auspicious symbolism that permeates every painting. 150+ colour photographs.
From the legends told in New France, including "Jean-Pierre Lavallée, Sorcerer," to eastern Ontario's "Witch of Plum Hollow," folklorist Edith Fowke invokes the storytelling traditions of early Canada.
This book of landscape and genre paintings by the 19th-century Korean artist Gisan documents traditional daily life in Korea around 1900. Gisan worked in Korean port cities and as a result his work was sold and disseminated internationally. In fact, the number of his works in North American and European collections far surpasses that found in Korea. Korea Around 1900 includes 27 poster-format paintings from the ROM's collection as well as 23 small-format paintings from the National Museum of Ethnology in Leiden, Netherlands. The ink-and-colour paintings depict a vanished Korea of pastoral landscapes, traditional customs and costume, and the rhythm of the seasons.
Curator emeritus and archaeologist Peter Storck brings to life the vanished world of Ontario's earliest peoples. A compelling story, powerfully told.
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The definitive guide to Ontario amphibians and reptiles-frogs, toads, salamanders, lizards, turtles, and snakes. Includes all species observed in Ontario. Written in clear, accessible language. Superb full colour photographs from many of Ontario's most celebrated nature photographers. Colour range maps for Ontario and North America. Formulated for quick and accurate species identification. 150+ colour photographs.
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The ROM has one of the largest collections of Canadian heritage art in the world, including the premier collection of paintings and sketches by Paul Kane. This illustrated catalogue includes works from the mid-1700s to the 1930s, catalogued geographically and by artist. Brief biographies of the artists accompany their work. 2-volume boxed set, 262 pages per volume.