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The Rideau Canal part of the Thomas Burrowes collection dates from the period between 1826 and 1845, and groups of work from four distinct periods of activity are represented:
While based at the southwestern end of the Rideau Canal, Thomas Burrowes traveled frequently to Bytown at the other end. This 1830 painting shows the voyageur canoe that provided transport before the arrival of steamboats on the completed waterway. The channel was originally defined with masonry and stone markers.
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