Many members of the St-Lawrence Community went for a brisk walk today. I was glad to see so many students from our own class!
This page is from the Montreal newspaper The Daily World. It appeared in 1926. Do you think this ad conveys the same feeling and ideas as the artwork in the Money Makers post? Are they talking about the same thing? Continue reading
As we’ve discussed our latest novel Iqbal, several of you have asked whether we ever had child labourers here in Quebec. We’ve also been discussing how artists sometimes create art to send a specific message. Here is an example of that. It’s a page from a Quebec magazine called L’Album which was published in 1912; more than 100 years ago!
Do you think the artist was for or against child labour?
Can you decode this image?
Source: Bibliotheque et Archives nationales du Quebec 2007. L’Album: journal mensuel illustre, vol. 1, nos 1-4, 1912 (octobre)