Urban Canvases in Humboldt, SK

Steve Carthy provided me with these murals of his town. The Town of Humboldt also features a large Stamp

Humboldt Mural
Ford Dealership

East Side of Discovery Ford Building, Main Street
Painted by German Jaramello Mackenzie in 1996, this mural depicts the old post office and CIBC circa 1930s. The model for the 1923 Model T is still used in parades.
Humboldt Mural
Harvest Memories

East Side of the Senior Citizen's Centre, 7th Street
Painted by Ernest Bereti (McLean, SK) in 1997, this mural depicts a binder, a man stooking, a mother and little girl bringing lunch by horse and buggy, Co-op cream can, water tower, Elevator and St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church.
Humboldt Mural
Influence of German Culture in
Humboldt Area

North Side of Shoppers Drug Mart, Main Street
Painted by Gerhard Lipp in 1996, this mural represents two generations of Humboldt residents: Two pioneer ladies - Francis Graf and Maria Reinelt wearing traditional costumes and Ed Brockmeyer, accordionist.
Humboldt Mural
Carlton Trail/Telegraph Station/Alexander von Humboldt

North Side of Credit Union Building, Main Street
Painted by Gerhard Lipp in 1994. The left panel depicts the immigrants struggling on the Carlton Trail. The centre panel is of Alexander von Humboldt, a German naturalist, scientist, explorer and namesake of the Town. The right panel presents Humboldt Telegraph Station (1876).

Humboldt Mural
Humboldt's Beginnings

North Side of Trembley's Furniture, Main Street
Painted by German Jaramillo (Regina, SK) in 1995, this mural depicts the history of the area. There are teepees and a European explorer prior to settlement. Two priests and a Presbyterian minister searching for land suitable for colonization. The water tower represents the Town of Humboldt. The Foreman in the picture is actually a portait of Dennis Korte, one of the contributors.

Picture Source: Steve Carthy

Information Source: Humboldt's Murals, Official Mural Map of Humboldt, Saskatchewan.


Created By DMY on March 17, 1999
Last Updated: March 17, 2000