• Glass negatives by photographer E.J.C. Smith, taken circa 1898. His photo store was located at 276 Smith Street in Winnipeg.
  • Nov. 17, 1885: Louis Riel
  • A full moon becomes a blood moon as Canada experiences a full lunar eclipse, early Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
  • A view of downtown Winnipeg at dawn

Images from around the world chosen by the photo desk at the Winnipeg Free Press.

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  • January 10, 2014

    Inside the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

    Architects and builders of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights took members of the media on an extensive tour Friday morning. Construction on the complex structure are almost complete and preparations for the exhibits is about to begin.

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  • The main floor ticket area, restaurant and patio.

    The main floor ticket area, restaurant and patio.   (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • The builders are just about finished the complex structure  of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, and the work of preparing the exhibits for the public is about start.

    The builders are just about finished the complex structure of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, and the work of preparing the exhibits for the public is about start.   (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • The public's first impression on the main floor is one of darkness, but the museum gets brighter and more hopeful as a visitor ascends.

    The public's first impression on the main floor is one of darkness, but the museum gets brighter and more hopeful as a visitor ascends.   (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Builders (from right) Ron Martin, Todd Craigen and Brendon Hollier are seen in the building's front entrance.

    Builders (from right) Ron Martin, Todd Craigen and Brendon Hollier are seen in the building's front entrance.   (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Visitors are greeted with a large, dark space in the Great Hall on the main floor.

    Visitors are greeted with a large, dark space in the Great Hall on the main floor.   (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Light from the Garden of Contemplation can be seen  from the main floor entrance.

    Light from the Garden of Contemplation can be seen from the main floor entrance.   (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Elevators take visitors to the various levels from the second level Garden of Contemplation in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

    Elevators take visitors to the various levels from the second level Garden of Contemplation in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.   (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • In the open, grand, geometric space of the second-level Garden of Contemplation

    In the open, grand, geometric space of the second-level Garden of Contemplation   (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Light from the glass-walled outer structure brightens the public experience on the second level Garden of Contemplation.

    Light from the glass-walled outer structure brightens the public experience on the second level Garden of Contemplation.   (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • On the second level, rocks and a pond fill the Garden of Contemplation.

    On the second level, rocks and a pond fill the Garden of Contemplation.   (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Office levels as seen from the second-level Garden of Contemplation.

    Office levels as seen from the second-level Garden of Contemplation.   (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Looking up from the second level Garden of Contemplation at the glass and steel structure above.

    Looking up from the second level Garden of Contemplation at the glass and steel structure above.   (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • LED-lit alabaster tile walkways on the third Level Canadian Gallery, where historical re-enactments  will take place.

    LED-lit alabaster tile walkways on the third Level Canadian Gallery, where historical re-enactments will take place.   (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Todd Craigen, district manager with PCL, explains the Hall of Hope.

    Todd Craigen, district manager with PCL, explains the Hall of Hope.   (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Overlooking the Hall of Hope.

    Overlooking the Hall of Hope.   (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • On Level 5, looking down on office space and Garden of Contemplation

    On Level 5, looking down on office space and Garden of Contemplation   (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

  • Level 5 looking down on office floors on the third leve.

    Level 5 looking down on office floors on the third leve.   (KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

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