Monthly Archives: January 2013

Art Under the Influence – Cheryl Bogart

In these days of Wiis, iPods and other high-tech gadgets of the 21st century it may have been impossible to find that perfect gift for someone on your Christmas list.  Maybe a look back in time can provide some inspiration … Continue reading

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Art Under the Influence – Rhoda Chapman

This drawing is one of a series prepared by Rhoda Chapman for her husband, Dr. James Chapman, for his book, River Boy.  The scene is of the Weston Store, the large stone store/building on Front Street, one of several in … Continue reading

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Art Under the Influence: Mary Pratt

In 1969, the Honourable William West’s daughter, well-known Canadian artist Mary Pratt gave two drawings to our collection.  One of her father, shown here, and one of her father’s judicial colleague and fellow Queens County boy, the Honourable Arthur Reid … Continue reading

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Art Under the Influence – William West

The Honourable William John West (1892-1985) is better known as a provincial Minister of Justice and provincial court judge, but he is also an author and artist.  His West Brothers Sawmill at Coles Island quickly became one of the highlights … Continue reading

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Art Under the Influence – Morris Allaire Scovil

The tradition of finding inspiration in our people and places continued into the 20th century with river scenes by Morris Allaire Scovil (1889-1968).  Born in Gagetown on 4 July 1889, Morris Allaire Scovil was the son of Morris Scovil and … Continue reading

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Queens County Heritage 2012 Honours and Awards

Queens County Heritage is very pleased to announce the recipients of the 2012 Honours and Awards which were given out at a Christmas Reception on Friday, 23 November in advance of Christmas in the Village.  The reception is a member … Continue reading

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Art Under the Influence – Caroline A. Slipp Gilbert

Very little is known about Caroline Slipp Gilbert.  Carrie, as she was known, was born about 1866, the daughter of John Slipp and Julia Colwell, Free Baptists of Upper Hampstead.   She married Thomas Winslow Gilbert, the son of Dr. Humphrey … Continue reading

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