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Wild Culture - Buffalo Herd

William George Richardson Hind (1833-1889)
Buffalo Herd, South Saskatchewan River near Elbow, Saskatchewan, 1862
Watercolour over pencil.
JRR 3245

W.G.R. Hind, drawing master at the Toronto Normal School, joined an “Overlanders” group headed for the Caribou gold rush in 1862. The group, purchased Red River carts in Winnipeg and followed fur trader’s trails across the prairies. Hind kept a sketch book and painted all through his travels.

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