Thomas Burrowes (artist)
Thomas Burrowes (1796–1866) was a Captain with the Corps of Royal Sappers and Miners who served as both a surveyor and overseer during the construction of the Rideau Canal in Ontario, Canada. Burrowes is known, however, for having documented the construction of the canal and the landscape of the surrounding area in a series of watercolour paintings, thus creating an important eyewitness record of one of the most important engineering projects of 19th century Canada.
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... Throughout his career, Burrowespainted watercolours documenting the construction of the canal and the landscape of Upper Canada ... discovered in 1907 in the attic of one of Burrowes daughters in Detroit, Michigan, and were donated to the Archives of Ontario in 1948 by Burrowes grandson ...