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

Amazon Woman

678 Main Street

I am on Main Street dodging cars and sun taking pics of “Mural Of The Year” 2005. I posted one pic only of her before… it was this pic, but there are many more.

Artist(s): Charlie Johnston (C5 Artworks), Mandy van Leeuwen, Jennifer Johnson
Artist(s): Charlie Johnston (C5 Artworks), Mandy van Leeuwen, Jennifer Johnson

The official name is “Welcome to Downtown”

Artist(s): Charlie Johnston (C5 Artworks), Mandy van Leeuwen, Jennifer Johnson
Artist(s): Charlie Johnston (C5 Artworks), Mandy van Leeuwen, Jennifer Johnson

It is an awfully gorgeous Mural. Hope you love it as much as I do!

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Shots taken by Resa, on October 07, 2012

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg

Body Sugar


This is all that is left of a Mural that once covered the front and side indent of a building at 835 Corydon Avenue.

 

Artist: Mike Johnston
Artist: Mike Johnston

It is occupied bAdvanced Body Sugaring, a business that removes body hair with sugar. They have retained only the side indent painting. 

Artist: Mike Johnston
Artist: Mike Johnston

Shot taken by Resa, on October 11, 2012

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg

The Battle of Seven Oaks

1816 – The North West Company battles with The Hudson Bay Company. 

From The Canadian Encyclopedia

Seven Oaks Incident

Incident De Seven Oaks

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

Again, I am on Main Street dodging cars and sun, so I shot the mural in sections. I present them in order from left to right.

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

After a scuffle, Semple grabbed the reins of Francois Bouchard’s horse. One called the other a scoundrel, and battle quickly ensued.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

The battle lasted 15 minutes. When it was over, Semple and 21 of his men were dead.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

From The Metis Cultural & Heritage Resource Center Inc.

The Battle Of Seven Oaks

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

This is 1 of 5 historical murals at 1812 Main Street.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

Shots taken by Resa, on October 06, 2012

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg