Category Archives: New Acquisitions

New additions to the collection

All in the Family – The Drawings

In early December 2010 we acquired three items for the collection: two framed drawings and a photograph.  All three had been purchased at an estate auction at the Dr. Malcolm MacDonald House, Cambridge-Narrows, in the late 1970s.  The donor had … Continue reading

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Daniel Babbit returns to Gagetown

In May we acquired a c. 1829 watercolour portrait of Gagetown Loyalist, Daniel Babbit, aged 85, painted by noted Canadian folk artist Thomas MacDonald.  The portrait had been held by Babbit descendants for several generations. Daniel Babbit was born about … Continue reading

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