137th Battalion Regimental Flag

A reproduction of the Sovereigns’ Colour carried by the 137th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, during the First World War is unveiled at the Kings’ Own Gallery, at The Military Museum, Calgary. This flag symbolises the contribution made by the 137th Battalion, a hundred years ago. Regimental flags or colours are the focal point of loyalty, […]

We’re nearly there!

Mentioned in my previous Blog, an exhibition we’ve been curating with Mary-Beth Lavoilette titled: A Family at War: the Lougheeds, Calgary and the First World War. The exhibition grows out of the culmination of a career and a family dedicated to public service during the Great War, before and beyond. The challenge: how to tell […]

Half way through curating an exhibition.

We were just remarking how difficult it is to obtain original printed propaganda from the Great War in good condition, when, lo and behold… Spent the morning looking at two very interesting original colour lithographs at Aquila Books, here in Calgary.┬áBoth posters are for an exhibition we are co-curating with Mary-Beth Lavoilette for Lougheed House […]