[Reading] ➻ Sister and I Author Emily Carr – Moi-sosedi.info

Sister and I Quick little fun read.Sister and I to Alaska is also available now Bought this at the Royal British Columbia Museum after seeing the Emily Carr exhibit A quick bio at the start of the book, then a journal Emily wrote, just for her own amusement, before she was famous , with text on the left hand side and her water colour illustrations on the right Chronicling the eventful journey Emily and her sister travel by CPR train across Canada, from Victoria BC to Montreal, and then on board the Empress of Ireland to Liverpool, Engla This is a fun journal that Emily wrote for her sister and herself of their journey to London They travelled by train through Canada then by ship to London Emily did a lot of complaining along the way but she portrays her sister as an even tempered soul This jour I love these books Victoria, BC, July 11th 191 With Red Eyes And A Body Guard Of Sniffing Faithfuls Attending Us, We Start On Our Long Trip Abroad So Begins Emily Carr S Memoirs Of Her Trip To England With Her Sister Alice They Travel Across Canada By Rail To Board An Ocean Liner In Quebec City, Meeting Interesting Characters And Having Many Adventures Along The Way They Hike In Gloriously Cool And Beautiful Glacier House, And Encounter Porcupines And Wasps In Otherwise Heavenly Lake Louise.They Carry On To The Wonderful Little Town Of Medicine Hat, Then Winnipeg, Montreal And Wonderful Historic Old Quebec City, Where They Prepare For Boarding The Empress Of Ireland For Liverpool Sister And I Presents Emily Carr S Whimsical Account Of Her Trip Across Canada, Written And Illustrated In Her Own Hand, Directly From Carr S Original Notebook This One Of A Kind Book Is Introduced By Kathryn Bridge, Who Places It In Context With Carr S Life And Works.


About the Author: Emily Carr

Emily Carr December 13, 1871 March 2, 1945 was a Canadian artist and writer heavily inspired by the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast One of the first painters in Canada to adopt a post impressionist painting style, Carr did not receive widespread recognition for her work until later in her life As she matured, the subject matter of her painting shifted from aboriginal themes


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