By A.K. Dewdney
Sunlight within the Swamp is the bush memoirs of Selwyn Dewdney, a famous Canadian artist and recorder of local rock artwork. His nice loves, artwork and the Canadian north, come jointly during this publication. His recognize for local tradition and paintings is mirrored in his personal paintings, his perception into local rock paintings, and his ardour for canoeing and the northern experience.The 3rd subject of the booklet is historical past spanning the interval from 1910 via to the Nineteen Seventies within which the outdated north principally vanished. Dewdney used to be there to checklist the pictures of forgotten goals painted on rocks and cliffs during the Canadian safeguard. because of those memoirs we're all there to witness this stuff with Dewdney.
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Daylight in the Swamp: Memoirs of Selwyn Dewdney by A.K. Dewdney