reading between the lines: 1865

06.07.2021, Canada, Deborah Carruthers, Archive of the future, Field research, Multimedia, Score, Site-specific, Transdisciplinary research, Biology, Deep listening practices, Ecology, Field recording, Inter-arts, Multispecies research, Anthropocene, Climate change, Colonialism, Human footprint, More-than-humans

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 – Site Visit - Archival research – Quelle: Photograph, Ferme Saint-Gabriel, Pointe-Saint-Charles, Montreal, QC, about 1865, Alexander Henderson. Public domain

This is one of the oldest photographs of the farm. The view does not extend far enough to the west (the far left of the photo) to be certain that the Witness is not there. However, it was also not visible in the 1866 Henry Richard S. Bunnett painting of the farmhouse, which would seem to confirm the absence of any trees.

1865 - Maison Saint Gabriel (Montréal)- Photograph: Alexander Henderson

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