Search for the Blue Goose: J. Dewey Soper : the Arctic Adventures of a Canadian Naturalist

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Bayeux Arts, 1995 - Art - 87 pages
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Between 1923 and 1931, J. Dewey Soper traversed 50,000 km of Arctic wilderness in search of the nesting grounds of the legendary ‘blue goose.’ He kept extensive diaries of his travels and left behind an impressive collection of Arctic watercolors. Beautifully illustrated in colour.

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About the author (1995)

Constance Martin became a Research Associate of AINA (Arctic Institute of North America) in 1986 and a Fellow of the Institute in 2004. She earned both a BA and an MA from the University of Calgary. Her graduate thesis was a study of the visual records of expeditions to the Far North in search of the Northwest Passage. After teaching art history for several years, she joined AINA and has curated several Arctic art exhibitions. Her research has been in Canada, the US, England and Norway, as well as St. Petersburg, Russia. She is credited with having organized AINA's photographic archives collection dating from the late 19th into mid 20th century into an online archive and database.

She is the author of numerous articles and papers.

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