COLLECTION HIGHLIGHTS

The Cabin in the Lane

Historic paintings often provide a unique perspective of the past. Unlike photographs, they are not perfect reproductions of a given vantage, but this imperfection doesn’t mean that such paintings cannot

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The Williams Frames

When observing piece of art, a feature that is often underappreciated is the frame it is displayed in. A frame can hold a tremendous amount of information and can even

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The Hair Receiver

As trends and technology change, many once common household objects have fallen into obscurity. As a result, museums sometimes have difficulty identifying artifacts or their original use. This item is

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World War 1

In August of 1914, Great Britain declared war on Germany, ushering Canada, a member of the British Empire into the First World War. London requested 25,000 men for the first

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Homer Watson’s Top Hat

The collection at Homer Watson House & Gallery is known for its original Homer Watson paintings, however it is comprised of many other interesting objects and archives too.  One of

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Phoebe’s Green Ledger

Phoebe Watson is often depicted as Homer Watson’s devoted sister, but what is really known about her? What were her interests, passions and ambitions? For the past few weeks, the team

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