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Portraits of Winnipeg by Robert Sweeney

Portraits of Winnipeg

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Winnipeg artist and designer, Robert J. Sweeney, captures Winnipeg’s urban landscape in this remarkable ­collection of sketches, Portraits of Winnipeg: The River City in Pen and Ink. Each portrait brings to life in brilliant colour, the many faces of Manitoba’s “River City."

Winner of the 2012 Manitoba Day Award

With over forty full colour illustrations of Winnipeg’s most loved locations, Portraits of Winnipeg captures the true spirit of the city. From Portage and Main, to the Forks, to Kildonan Park’s “Witch’s Hut,” Sweeney’s keen eye captures the familiar sights of Winnipeg and its surrounding suburban areas with extraordinary detail and precision.

Portraits of Winnipeg: The River City in Pen and Ink is a delightful book for any lover of architecture and urban landscapes.


[With Portraits of Winnipeg,] Sweeney is encouraging Winnipeggers to appreciate their unique surroundings.

Winnipeg Free Press

Winner of the 2012 Manitoba Day Award

Short-listed for the 2012 Best Illustrated Book of the Year Award

Turnstone Press

206-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, MB   R3B 1H3
Ph: 204-947-1555; Toll Free: 888-363-7718

Turnstone Press acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Manitoba Arts Council, the Government of Canada, and the Province of Manitoba through Manitoba Sport, Culture and Heritage.

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