Riel Rebellion, Eastman Flying Boat and more.

All the pieces in the History Paintings collection mark an important moment in Canadian history. These pieces are original or one of an extremely limited edition and all are in excellent condition. We have images of the Riel Rebellion including lithographs of the Battle of Cut Knife Creek and the Battle of Fish Creek and a fine watercolour of the Eastman Flying Boat.

For people who enjoy historical documents we have a fine example of Canadian cartography - a bound book of 21 delicately hand tinted plans and maps recording the first Canadian expedition to explore, detail and map the region of Lake Huron.


Watercolor Art - "Eastman E-2 Flying Boat"


Canadian artist Tom Bjarnason created this original watercolor painting of the famous Canadian aviation icon. - the Eastman E-2 Flying Boat. Designed by James 'Jim' Eastman and Tom Towle of Beasley-Eastman Laboratories of Detroit, Michigan, the prototype (c/n 1) of this sesqui-flying boat flew from the Detroit river in 1927. The prototype was registered NX3643 and was initially powered by...

Historical Map - "Hand tinted 1853-56 Maps of Lake Huron" - bound book


"Plans shewing Explorations on the North Shore of Lake Huron and thence eastward to the Ottawa. 1853-56" NOTE: This book is somewhat outside our normal offering but it holds an important place in Canadian history and is a fine example of Canadian Cartography. Twenty-one (21) delicately hand tinted plans record the first Canadian expedition to explore, detail and map the region....

Battle of Cut Knife Creek (Riel Rebellion) - Art Lithograph

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SOLD 'From Topographical sketches by Capt. Rutherford, of 'B' battery, and Lieut. R. Lyndhurst Wadmore,'C' company, Infantry school corps: supplemented by personal information furnished by Sergt.Major Spackman and members of the Queen's Own who participated in the engagement. " (with numbered key)   Artist - W. D. Blatchly NOTE: This is one of three iconic prints of the Riel Rebellion – (1)...

Historical Art - "Battle of Fish Creek" (Riel Rebellion) - Art Lithograph

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SOLD "Founded on the Dominion lands map of Township 41, Page 2 of the Third Meridian. Sketches by Mr. F.W. Curzon, special artist of the Illustrated War News with General Middleton's expedition and personal information furnished by members of the corps who participated in the engagement. " Artist - W. D. Blatchly NOTE: This is one of three iconic prints of the...

Battle and Capture of Batoche (Riel Rebellion) - Colour Lithograph -

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Surrounded by entrenched lines of defensive Indian held rifle pits, the village of Batoche, Saskatchewan, Louis Riel's Métis capital of the ad hoc Provisional Government, is depicted after the painting by W.D. Blatchly, as Middleton's Forces converge to take the town.   Shop at HomeVisit Our Studio  Riel Rebellion - Battle of Batoche historical lithograph  Artist - W. D. Blatchly...

Pastel - "Portrait of Col. John Covert of Cobourg" - by John Craig


Canadian Artist - John Craig (1804-54) In-Home Preview Available - Click Here Details Size: 23 1/2 x 19”   ( 60 x 48.3 cm)     Frame 32 1/4 x 28”        Coloured pastels on paper, laid to artists board. Original untouched condition (the frame is somewhat in need of conservation).  Within a gilt oval mount with plaster and giltwood frame....