Reproducing portraits of W.E. Logan and those of the GSC Director's.
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Survey of Canada, a predecessor of today's National Resources Canada.
The official portrait, set in the gilded 19th century frame has remained with the Geological Survey for over a century.
Canada by W. Notman indicates that Logan is not longer among the
living members, the likeness of this portrait is shown in the area of
the gouache-painted background of the composite.
|At the Museum of Civilization|
Logan's fierce commitment to the geological exploration of Canada also fostered the growth of several other Canadian institutions. (...)
Sir William has left a legacy that has influenced the expansion of Canada. As The Canadian Statesman noted in 1856: "Our country is rich in every thing [sic] that constitutes geographical greatness, but were we without a Logan our greatness would never have been known to the old world." http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/trailblazers/william-edmond-logan/145
Directors of Geological Survey of Canada