The Fathers of Confederation. Who Were These Guys?. Photo taken from: http://www.foundershall.ca/confed/. What is Confederation? What does this mean to me?
Photo taken from: http://www.foundershall.ca/confed/
The portrait below was painted by artist, Robert Harris. It burned during the fire that destroyed the Centre Block of the Parliament Buildings in 1916. Below is the tribute copy by Rex Woods. Do you know the difference between the original and the one below? See page 10 of the Our Country, Our Parliament book.
Research your Father of Confederation.
Write your biography in a way that you will present yourself as the Father.
Draw a portrait of your Father and frame it with the materials provided. Post the portrait and biography on the hall bulletin board.
Prepare your costume: a white shirt and bowtie/tie, suit jacket, top hat? Do you need to make sideburns or a beard?
Can you locate your Father in the photo?