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A Photographic Memory

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Sense of Space

Gallery - Sense of Scale

Photography was perhaps the most effective promotional tool when it came to attracting prospective settlers and investors to Canada. Photographs could effectively  --  and sometimes deceptively  --  show that Canada was a land of wealth, resources, potential and abundance.

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