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Evocative Objects: Artefacts Unfolding Neighbourhoods
Held at the Bytown Museum from May 21 to September 5, 2010

Mike Steinhauer, Curator

Grant Vogl, Exhibition Design
Graham Iddon, Photography

The exhibition was made possible through the generous loans of the following collections:
Collection of Edward Kwan
Collection of Grete Hale
Collection of Tony Fouhse
LeBreton Flats Archeological Collection, City of Ottawa
Library and Archives Canada
National Capital Commission
The Ottawa Mission

With support from the following collections:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
City of Ottawa Archives
Collection of Andrew Wright
National Film Board of Canada
Media Collection of the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General

The following quote was found on a small label at the end of the exhibition:

There was a child went forth every day,
And the first object he look’d upon, that object he became,
And that object became part of him for the day or a certain part
of the day,
Or for many years or stretching cycles of years.

Walt Whitman
Leaves of Grass, “There Was a Child Went Forth.”
1891-92 edition
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Ottawa, Ontario

The Bytown Museum gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the City of Ottawa and the Government of Ontario.