On The Shoulders of Giants

  • Waddington Aventure
    Hills, Killarney, Ontario (Nellie Lake) c.1933

    Hills, Killarney, Ontario (Nellie Lake) c.1933

    A.Y. Jackson (1882-1974)
    oil on canvas, 77.3 x 81.7 cm
    Gift of Mr. S. Walter Stewart
    McMichael Canadian Art Collection
    1968.8.2

    Jim Waddington Quote
    • Introduction

      Introduction

      Learn more about Jim and Sue Waddington and their first amazing discovery in this Adventure

    • Nellie Lake - The Eureka Moment

      The Eureka Moment

      Watch as Jim and Sue tell the story of their first discovery - AY Jackson's painting, Nellie Lake

    • Zoom Compare

      Art and Nature

      Compare A.Y. Jackson's painting with a recent photograph of the same location

    • Grace Lake - There Were More

      There Were More

      Watch as Jim and Sue explain why they expanded their quest to find Group of Seven historical sites

    • A.Y. Jackson: Father Of Killarney Park

      AY Jackson: Father Of Killarney Park

      Hear how A.Y. Jackson saved the La Cloche Hills from logging in the 1930s and made Killarney Provincial Park possible

    • AY Jackson and Killarney Park

      A.Y. Jackson and Killarney Park

      See and hear A.Y. Jackson’s letter explaining his role in creating Killarney Provincial Park

    • Killarney Park: Geological Origins

      Killarney Park: Geological Origins

      Hear about the Geological Origins of Killarney Park

    • Nellie Lake Unique

      Nellie Lake Unique

      Learn about the special qualities that make Killarney Park unique


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Compare the painting with a recent photograph

© McMichael Canadian Art Collection
© Jim Waddington