Posted by: cherylyoung | April 16, 2015

EVERYONE WILL AGREE THAT A TRIP TO VICTORIA WOULD NOT BE COMPLET WITHOUT SEEING THE HISTORIC EMILY CARR HOUSE

Cheryl Young's Blog

EVERYONE WILL AGREE THAT A TRIP

TO VICTORIA BC, WOULD NOT ME

COMPLETE WITHOUT SEEING THE

HERITAGE EMILY CARR HOUSE.

With an architecture described as both

 ”San Francisco Victorian” and “English Gingerbread,”

 all agree that the heritage Emily Carr House is on

 the must-see list of attractions in Victoria.

Centrally located only four blocks from Victoria’s

 Inner Harbour and the Provincial Legislature

 buildings, Emily Carr House offers its visitors a

 chance to gain an insight into Canada’s first, and

best known, independent artist and writer.

Emily Carr was born here in 1871, a scant six months

after British Columbia moved from British colonial

status to becoming a province of the world’s newest

 nation.

 She used her brushes and pens to proclaim her pride

 in this part of Canada for the rest of her life.

Emily developed a passion for nature, animals and

art, and at age seventeen studied painting first in

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