1817 & 1877

Winnipeg – 1817 & 1877

The 2 historical murals in this post are the last 2 of 5 in this historical series by Jill Sellers.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

Lord Selkirk signs a treaty with Chief Peguis that cedes part of The Red & Assiniboine river valleys.

Artist: Jill Seffers
Artist: Jill Seffers

I wish I had better pics, but the relentlessly blinding prairie sun was out in full force.

Artist: Jill Seffers
Artist: Jill Seffers

These murals are at 1812 Main Street.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

In 1877 Western Canada’s first locomotive, The Countess of Dufferin, arrives by barge in Winnipeg.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

mmm

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

The sun just bleached everything.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

Other Posts (with better pics) from these beautiful murals

Canadian Pride

Cree Woman

A Cree Encampment

Scene – 1816

Cuthbert Grant – 1816

The Battle of Seven Oaks

Shots taken by Resa, on October 06, 2012

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg

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