The illustrated exhibitor: a tribute to the world's industrial jubilee — London, 1851

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SEPTEMBER 20, 1851.

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We have referred on more than one occasion to Canada. We propose now to review the contributions of that
interesting colony more in detail. As a vast field for emigrants from the mother country—a giant river flowing from
a placid lake—Canada must always be a source of great interest to Englishmen. Her advance in the various arts
of social life, the progress of her people in all that constitutes happiness and prosperity, and the improvement of her
natural resources, must necessarily be a subject of deep concern to the home Government and of vital importance to
the population of Great Britain.

VIEW OF THE CANADIAN COUKX.--EKOM A DAGUERREOTYPE BY EEHRENBACH.

More warmly than perhaps any other of our colonists have the Canadians responded to the summons from Hyde
Park. They have brought all their treasures, natural and artificial, to the Great Exhibition, and they introduce to the
English merchant and manufacturer many valuable articles which hitherto have been almost profitless, from the
ignorance that prevailed of their qualities, and the consequent want of markets for their disposal. The article to
which the Canadians attach the greatest importance, and which they are most anxious to bring under the notice of



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