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[Reading] ➿ Sister and I By Emily Carr –

Sister and I Victoria, BC, July 11th 191 With Red Eyes And A Body Guard Of Sniffing Faithfuls Attending Us, We Start On Our Long Trip Abroad So Begins Emily Carr S Memoirs Of Her Trip To England With Her Sister Alice They Travel Across Canada By Rail To Board An Ocean Liner In Quebec City, Meeting Interesting Characters And Having Many Adventures Along The Way They Hike In Gloriously Cool And Beautiful Glacier House, And Encounter Porcupines And Wasps In Otherwise Heavenly Lake Louise.They Carry On To The Wonderful Little Town Of Medicine Hat, Then Winnipeg, Montreal And Wonderful Historic Old Quebec City, Where They Prepare For Boarding The Empress Of Ireland For Liverpool Sister And I Presents Emily Carr S Whimsical Account Of Her Trip Across Canada, Written And Illustrated In Her Own Hand, Directly From Carr S Original Notebook This One Of A Kind Book Is Introduced By Kathryn Bridge, Who Places It In Context With Carr S Life And Works.

[Reading] ➿ Sister and I  By Emily Carr –
  • Hardcover
  • 112 pages
  • Sister and I
  • Emily Carr
  • English
  • 07 August 2019
  • 9780772663429

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➿ Sister and I By Emily Carr –

  1. says:

    I have a crush on Emily Carr Who wouldn t She was a giant talent as a painter and she could write well, too And her struggle trying to carve a career as an artist in the Pacific Northwest when most women were farmer s wives is courageous and impressive This utterly charming sketchboo...

  2. says:

    I love these books

  3. says:

    Bought this at the Royal British Columbia Museum after seeing the Emily Carr exhibit A quick bio at the start of the book, then a journal Emily wrote, just for her own amusement, before she was famous , with text on the left hand side and her water colour illustrations on the right Chronicling the eventful journey Emily and her sister travel by CPR train across Canada, from Victoria BC to Montreal, and then on board the Empress of Ireland to Liverpool, Engla...

  4. says:

    This is a fun journal that Emily wrote for her sister and herself of their journey to London They travelled by train through Canada then by ship to London Emily did a lot of complaining along the way but she portrays her sister as an even tempered soul This jour...

  5. says:

    Quick little fun read.Sister and I to Alaska is also available now

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