Louis Koenig: Dead Calm but Torrential Rain
This exhibition follows the travels of Lieutenant Louis Koenig, who visited Newfoundland's French Shore between 1885 and 1886. His whimsical illustrations share many of the pleasant moments and difficulties of the journey, along with picturesque images typical of that era.
Exhibit page: Our crew in canary yellow. Notre équipage en jaune serin. April 28, 1885. Collection of Library and Archives Canada.
Banner image: The sun is stubborn. Le soleil est récalcitrant. May 2, 1885. Collection of Library and Archives Canada.