Watercolour of St. John's Harbour, late 18th century
Watercolour of St. John's Harbour, late 18th century
Permanent settlement of Newfoundland, diversification of the fishing industry, and the growth of St. John's as a commercial center by the turn of the 19th century helped end the transatlantic migratory fishery.

Artist unknown. “View of Upper end of the Harbour from a Little below Fort William (St. John's).” Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada (Acc. No. 1996-381).
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