On Canadian Ground - Stories of Footwear in Early Canada See more of the Virtual Museum of Canada
ExhibitionMemorable Shoes

KAMIKS OF THE INUIT
MOCCASINS OF THE FIRST NATIONS
CHANGING STYLES - THE ROLE OF TRADE & VOYAGEURS
SHOES FOR A NEW LAND
CANADIAN FOOTWEAR IN THE AGE OF THE CRAFTSMAN
SHOEMAKING
ITINERANT CRAFTSMAN
CONCEALED SHOES
MASTER CRAFTSMAN
SHOES AND BOOTS FOR OUTDOOR WEAR
SHOES AND BOOTS FOR EVERYDAY WEAR
WHICH SHOES TO WEAR?
SHOES AND BOOTS FOR DRESS WEAR
CANADIAN FOOTWEAR IN THE AGE OF THE MACHINE
Butting square timber, Québec City, Québec, 1872
Butting square timber, Québec City, Québec, 1872
Shoes and Boots for Outdoor Wear

A resident of Upper Canada writing to prospective immigrants in 1832, advised bringing "2 pairs of very strong shoes, high enough to protect the ankle" since he claimed that "boots and shoes are bad and dear in Canada".

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