Simmins--Hopkins

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Introduction

Frances Anne Hopkins (1838-1919)

Notable as a professionally trained artist who documented the fur trade in Canada while traveling with her husband, a senior official with the Hudson's Bay Company.

For collections with her work, see: http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/hopkins_frances_anne.html

For a stimulating analysis of her work in the context of 19th-century gender conventions, See: Kristina Huneault, "Placing Frances Anne Hopkins: A British-Born Artist in Colonial Canada," in Local/Global: Women Artists in the Nineteenth Century, Deborah Cherry and Janice Helland, eds. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2006