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William Hind's "Overlanders of '62 Sketchbook"
In 1862, artist William Hind joined the Overlanders, a group of gold seekers who crossed the Prairies in search of the goldfields of the Fraser and Cariboo regions.  During the trip, Hind produced a sketchbook documenting his travels and some of the difficulties the Overlanders faced as they opened the undeveloped trails of the West. ...more e000009611 e000009611 e000009611
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Retrace Hind's journey across the Prairies through his watercolours and drawings