George Hunter's Canada

George Hunter's Canada

Iconic Images From Canada's Most Prolific Photographer

Book - 2017
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George Hunter's catalogue represents a chronology of postwar Canada, beginning with horse-drawn hay wagons and ending with modern semi-trailers on multi-lane highways. He captured portraits of Canadians at work, and also became a pilot to further his career. His aerial shots of billowing smokestacks, open-pit mines, newly minted expressways and vast log booms dominate his portfolio, which to modern eyes is equal parts majestic and nostalgic. His is a portrait of a young country maturing into an industrial force; a landscape as shaped by the people.
Publisher: Richmond Hill, ON :, Firefly Books,, [2017]
ISBN: 9780228100010
Branch Call Number: 779.9971 HUN
Characteristics: 95 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: National Film Board of Canada
Alternative Title: Canada

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