These are the places which mattered in Thomson's life.
LEITH, where he was raised in an unusual farming family that played music before planting the corn.
SEATTLE, a gold rush town where he found a vocation in commercial illustration and found love.
TORONTO, where talented and generous colleagues with European fine art training mentored and encouraged him.
GEORGIAN BAY and ALGONQUIN PARK, where Thomson found a landscape which inspired him and offered the solitude to paint in his own way.
Click on the interactive google maps to discover the places where Thomson lived and painted.