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Death on a Painted Lake: The Tom Thomson Tragedy


Death on a Painted Lake: The Tom Thomson Tragedy

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This site includes a complete collection of historical documents, images and video clips related to the death of artist Tom Thomson. His mysterious death in the summer of 1917 has contributed to the mythic status of the painter as a rugged wilderness man, a sensitive genius whose life was cut short by cruel fate. For some, however, Thomson's death has also become the focal point of an unresolved and complex set of mysteries. Was the drowning of the excellent canoeist on a calm July day... More
Material Type: Case Study
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: January 25, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 13, 2013
Submitter: Merna Forster
Keywords: history, Tom Thomson, artist, Canada, Ontario


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Primary Audience: Middle School, High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: French, English
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