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Chronology and facts about Seton’s life

Sleeping Wolf in Paris Biography

Sleeping Wolf in Paris Biography

Sleeping Wolf, oil, 1891, Academy for the Love of Learning There were worse things than to be an unmarried artist living in Paris in January 1891. Like other foreigners, Seton became a student at Académie Julian. Nude models (shocking! and not available in New York or...

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Seton meets Joseph Wolf in 1890 Biography

Seton meets Joseph Wolf in 1890 Biography

Hawk study (drawing) by Joseph Wolf drawing from Seton’s personal collection Seton embarked for London in June of 1890, made a brief sojourn to Paris in August, but returned to England for the autumn and early winter. He had been disappointed in France “to find the...

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Seton and Manitoba 1882-1883 Biography

Seton and Manitoba 1882-1883 Biography

Great Ring-Billed Gull, Academy for the Love of Learning Upon his return from London (and abandonment of life as an art student), Seton moved back in with his parents for what must have seemed an interminable five months. Apparently the only thing he and his father...

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The Birds of Canada Seton Biography 1870s

The Birds of Canada Seton Biography 1870s

The boy “Squinty” Seton had to put up with a good deal of bullying in the economically poor neighborhood of Toronto in which he found himself. After the disappointing results of the Ontario farming venture, Joseph Thompson brought his family back to city life. The...

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Seton, Cameron, Thompson Genealogy

Seton, Cameron, Thompson Genealogy

An interesting thing happened on the way to 1745 in Scotland. The Highland clans of MacDonalds, Macleans, Stewarts and Camerons decide the time was right for a restoration of the royal Stuart dynasty. (The founder, James I, in 1604, suggested that smoking caused lung...

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