Algonquin Park, Ontario 1912-1917

Tom first went to Algonquin Park in 1912 where he found inspiration for his work and the solitude needed to paint in his own way. His colleagues soon followed him north, where together with Thomson, they became known as the Algonquin School. Canoe Lake was his favourite spot, a departure point for sketching trips throughout the Park.  When the weather was cooler in the spring and the fall, he stayed at Mowat Lodge which offered him comfortable lodging and welcome company. 

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Oil on Board 21.4 x 26.6 cm Oil on Wood 21.6 x 26.8 cm Oil on Board 21.6 x 26.8 cm Oil on Canvas 16.6 x 24.7 cm Oil on Canvas 17.0 x 25.0 cm Oil on Wood 21.4 x 26.2 cm Oil on Wood 21.5 x 26.9 cm Oil on Wood 21.3 x 26.7 cm Oil on Wood 21.4 x 26.5 cm Spring Woods, 1916  Oil on Board 16.8 x 24.7 cm Oil on Board 21.6 x 26.7 cm Oil on Wood 21.5 x 26.8 cm Oil on Wood 21.4 x 26.7 cm Oil on Canvas 40.9 x 56.2 cm Oil on Canvas 72 x 102.3 cm Oil on Wood 21.4 x 26.4 cm Oil on Wood 21.3 x 26.9 cm Oil on Wood 21.5 x 26.8 cm Oil on Wood 21.3 x 26.7 cm Oil on Wood 21.9 x 27 cm Oil on Board 21.7 x 26.8 cm Oil on Wood 13 x 19 cm Oil on Wood 22.0 x 27.2
Where Tom's body surfaced
The Natch
Petawawa Gorges
Petawawa Gorges
Petawawa Gorges
Ragged Lake

Portage, Ragged Lake 1917 NGC 4712

Ragged Lake

Portage, Ragged Lake 1917 NGC 4712

Little Cauchon Lake

Little Cauchon Lake 1916 McMichael 1966.16.74<br>Little Cauchon Lake spring 1916 NGC 4681

    Placemark 11

    Lightning Canoe Lake  1915 NGC 4678

      Guide's cabin

      Larry Dickson's cabin 1917 NGC 1528<br>Larry Dickson's shack spring 1914 NGC 4656
      Larry Dickson splitting wood  1915 Thomson collection

      Big Cauchon Lake
      Big Cauchon Lake
      Big Cauchon Lake
      Big Cauchon Lake
      Laurel Lake
      Tea Lake Dam

      Tea Lake Dam fall 1915 NGC 1523<br>Tea Lake Dam summer 1915 McMichael 1970.1.4

      Tea Lake Dam

      Tea Lake Dam fall 1915 NGC 1523<br>Tea Lake Dam summer 1915 McMichael 1970.1.4

      Smoke Lake

      A favourite campsite was Molly's Island.<br>Hillside, Smoke Lake 1914 NGC 4714

      Smoke Lake

      A favourite campsite was Molly's Island.<br>Hillside, Smoke Lake 1914 NGC 4714

      Canoe Lake Cemetery

      The burial site of young Hayhurst, who died of diphtheria, age 8, the lumberman, and Tom. Whether Tom's remains remain there is still a mystery.

      Martin Blecher cabin
      Trainor Cottage

      Winnifred's family cottage.

        Mowat Lodge

        Shannon and Annie Fraser's Lodge. Tom stayed here on his first visit in 1913 and used it as his base during the following years. This was central in his life in Algonquin.

        Mowat Lodge

        Shannon and Annie Fraser's Lodge. Tom stayed here on his first visit in 1913 and used it as his base during the following years. This was central in his life in Algonquin.

        Mowat Lodge

        Shannon and Annie Fraser's Lodge. Tom stayed here on his first visit in 1913 and used it as his base during the following years. This was central in his life in Algonquin.

        Hayhurst Point

        Tom's favourite campsite on Canoe Lake. And site of the cairn erected in his memory.