Thursday, September 20, 2012

Vanished Hamilton IV chapter excerpt

Vanished Hamilton IV is scheduled to arrive next week, but in the meantime, we will post a few chapter excerpts from this last book in the popular Vanished Hamilton series!
Abstract sculpture
It was playful and controversial
"Public art can be traditional or controversial. Hamilton has had its share of both over the years.....In 1954, the City of Hamilton was just putting the finishing touches on the new Health Centre, located on the northeast corner of James Street South and Hunter Street East.

Suddenly, on a concrete pad in front of the building, Hamilton's first outdoor specimen of abstract art appeared as if by magic. No actual magic was involved. The artist, 27-year-old Bill McElcheran of Dundas, had installed it on the evening of the 14th.

It was a playful looking sculpture with soft curves and three balls balanced between two of the arms. It was modelled directly in cement over a steel armature, with a plastic coating to make it smooth, and the spheres were plastic covered wood."


Be sure to pick up your copy of Vanished Hamilton IV to read more about why this sculpture was such a controversy! Pre-order your copy today from our website and save 30%! http://www.canadianheritagebooks.com

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Vanished Hamilton IV



The fourth book in the popular Vanished Hamilton series is now in the final printing stage!

We are looking forward to an end of September release date for Vanished Hamilton IV.

Over the coming weeks we will be posting chapter excerpts and photographs from this much anticipated final book in the Vanished collection.



Pre-orders will be available from our website: http://www.canadianheritagebooks.com