Colonel Edward Colpitts Weyman

Born on 27 August 1882 in Lower Millstream, Kings County, New Brunswick,[1] Edward Colpitts Weyman was the son of Charles Wesley Weyman (1833-18 November 1927) and Naomi Lulu Dunfield (22 February 1852-11 April 1913). Edward Weyman was an academic; he received several university degrees including a BA (1902) from UNB,

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Lieutenant Arthur Clair Gilmour

26 May 1893 – 6 March 1918  Arthur Clair Gilmour was born in Saint John, NB, on 26 May 1893 to Arthur Burrell Gilmour and Helen Bertha Jenks.[1] Gilmour worked as a men’s clothier and furnisher and also served in the active militia as part of the 62nd Regiment (Saint

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In Remembrance of Veterans

The military history collection at the New Brunswick Museum effectively began after the First World War when veterans returning from overseas began to donate their uniforms, weapons and memorabilia including captured enemy souvenirs. Thereafter, the collection deepened and broadened to include the present significant holdings of New Brunswick peace time militia uniforms from the 19th through the early 20th century

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QUILTS : Made with love and conserved with care

Dee Stubbs-Lee, Conservator Peter Larocque, Curator of NB Cultural History & Art NBM Conservator Dee Stubbs-Lee and volunteer Marilyn Peabody spent many weeks this winter preparing 12 historic and contemporary floral themed quilts from the NBM’s extensive quilt collections for the exhibition Bouquet of Quilts. A detailed assessment was made

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The New Brunswick Museum Collections Continue to Inspire Artists – Art meets Science in Jared Betts’ project

In the spring of 2018, New Brunswick abstract expressionist artist Jared Betts reached out to the New Brunswick Museum (NBM) about the possibility of examining butterflies in the NBM insect collection.  He was seeking inspiration for an upcoming art exhibition – Images rémanentes – in Moncton. Images rémanentes, a permanent,

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Unlocking Mysteries at the New Brunswick Museum: An 18th-century United Empire Loyalist glass plate

Maker Unknown (Bohemian School) [possibly the Harrach Factory, Neuwelt, Czech Republic) Plate, bowl or undertray, before 1789 blown, cut and engraved colourless glass overall: 3 × 23.5 × 23.5 cm Gift of Angela Huntjens and Dr. Johannes Huntjens, 2015 (2015.49) New Brunswick Museum Collection It is extremely rare for 18th

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Unlocking Mysteries at the New Brunswick Museum: The Mystery of the Dentist’s Bag

Within the New Brunswick Museum’s collections is a dentist bag found in Nanaimo, British Columbia. The dentist’s bag came into the Nanaimo Community Hospice Shoppe in British Columbia. Inside was a copy of a wedding announcement from parents Dr. and Mrs. John T. Hazelwood of their daughter Effie Lucretia Hazelwood’s

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