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“Brading's Vacation Map of the Ottawa Valley & Eastern Ontario” print by Stanley Turner (1946)

“Brading's Vacation Map of the Ottawa Valley & Eastern Ontario” print by Stanley Turner (1946)

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If you’re interested in my personal opinion of this erstwhile beauty, see the listing for the 1948 Montréal Brading's map in this collection, also by Stanley Turner. In summary, his work is gorgeous, but his drawings were fully colonizer kitsch had a very naive approach to drawing First Nations folks. It’s full of the “Cigar Store Indian” trope and the historical text included in this print needs a serious fact check. 

Again, I’m on the fence about reproducing this poster. Turner was undeniably an especially talented Canadian illustrator, and many of his accolades (including being appointed Associate of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts) were earned. But…

A reproduction available at 12x16" or 18x24" on Epson Enhanced Matte 192 gsm paper printed with Epson UltraChrome XD2 archival ink. Sold in an open edition, unframed. Restored from a digital copy from the Archives de Montréal.

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