Double Take: Portraits of Intriguing Canadians

 
Double Take - Portraits of Intriguing Canadians / Volte-Face - Portraits de Canadiens fascinants
 
 
Rebel, prophet, imposter, heartthrob—these are words not typically associated with figures from Canadian history. But, as this exhibition of personalities demonstrates, not all fit the mild-mannered, self-effacing stereotype of Canadians.
 
This display is a snapshot of works that were part of a travelling exhibition developed by Library and Archives Canada. The reproductions featured here represent remarkable people from all walks of life, regions far and wide, past eras and present day. Some are well-known; others should be. All are worth knowing more about. Their portraits and stories reveal tales ranging from assumed identity, exploitation and scandal, to invention, discovery and glorious achievement.
 
The lives of these men and women are certainly worth a second look…
 
 
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