Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
A set of displays looks at propaganda of the First World War. This particularly grisly poster of the time looks at the story of Edith Cavell, a British nurse executed by the Germans for helping the escape of POWs. This act outraged the Allies. In Canada, a mountain in the Rockies was named in her memory.
Monday, November 28, 2022
This field gun is a veteran of the South African War, where it saw service at the Battle of Leliefontein. Three Canadians won Victoria Crosses in that battle for extraordinary bravery under fire.
Sunday, November 27, 2022
The concluding years of the 19th century was a heady time for the British empire, with Queen Victoria marking her 60th anniversary as Queen not just of Britain, but all of the empire, including Canada.