Category Archives: architecture

Post Cards from Fundy #3 Arcadians

The 3rd post card is one from the Arcadians who settled in the Bay of Fundy area from the early 17th century.Here is the ‘stamp’ in progress showing a typical house with animal shelter attached and dykes the people made.  The Arcadians brought with them a high level of textile skills so their garments were made from […]

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A Day at the ROM

My 1st visit to the Royal Ontario Museum was a most interesting experience.I got totally engrossed in artifacts displayed in the more traditional vitrines.(above – woman’s ‘apron’, Brazil) In the newest area of the museum there are more contemporary display methods.(Above – early 18th century silk on silk embroidery made to be an apron). New display methods allow […]

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Fundy Study Session

We eat in a Chinese restaurant in Sussex…. … before beginning our AGM. Saint John is full of interesting architecture. Here is one in the Second Empire style, popular with the French speaking Canadians long after Napoleon was deposed in Europe. Donna and Leann in ‘the oldest common law market in continuous use in Canada’ […]

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