Barker Fairley visited The Pool, Baie Fine in August 1939 with A. Y. Jackson and four others on a canoe trip. Here is the page from the Spreadborough Register where they signed and sketched. 1. Spreadborough Registry 2. Barker Fairley with members of the Group of Seven 3. Barker Fairley's Georgian Bay Sketches Barker Fairley, CM RCA (May 21, 1887 – October 11, 1986) was a British-Canadian painter, and scholar who made a significant contribution to the study of German literature, particularly for the work of Goethe, and was an early champion and friend of the Group of Seven.
Paul H. Hoeft's yacht 'Topaz VII' cruised to Baie Fine and The Pool many times visiting the Spreadboroughs and signing the Register. Here we have photos of 'Topaz VII' at The Pool, at Baie Fine and at Barren Islands which were affectionately known as 'Barrel Islands' during American Prohibition. The August 7, 1935 entry in the Spreadborough Register has the famous duo 'Amos and Andy' on board. Amos 'n' Andy began as one of the first radio comedy series and was the most popular radio program in the United States at this time. Amos 'n' Andy were Freeman Gosden and...
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Group of Seven artist A. Y. Jackson's 'Bent Pine' and 'Following in the Footsteps of the Group of Seven' author Jim Waddington photographing the tree on Grace Lake in 2009.