Uno Langmann Family Collection of British Columbia Photographs

Burnest Heard, Vancouver to Halifax. Toronto. [unknown]


Portrait of Burnest Heard in front of the Wm. Rumsey Jr. Company in Toronto. Heard is pushing a barrel in front of him, and around his neck is a sign reading "Please help me across Canada." A second sign on the barrel reads, "Burnest-Heard is the world greatest lover on a walk accross (sic) Canada". He left Vancouver on June 1, 1938, passed through Quebec City on May 6, 1939, and reached Halifax on June 9 or 15, 1939. He then reversed his journey back to Vancouver.

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