People’s Archive of Rural Nova Scotia

Stories of Everyday Life, Everyday People

Old New Scotland

Nov 22, 2017 | Arts & Music, People & Culture

A slide show that explores in visual images (landscape and portrait paintings & drawings) and accompanied by words and poems, the sense of connection and longing that 19th Century Scottish immigrants to Nova Scotia felt for their lost homeland, their gradual and increasing attachment to their new home changed the landscape and created a “New Scotland”

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