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Nova Scotia's Province House

edited by David McDonald

Publisher
Formac Publishing Company Limited
Initial publish date
Sep 2019
Category
General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781459505971
    Publish Date
    Sep 2019
    List Price
    $19.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781459506046
    Publish Date
    Mar 2021
    List Price
    $19.95

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Description

This book combines text and beautiful photographs to document and celebrate Province House in Halifax, the seat of the provincial legislature. Province House is the home of parliamentary democracy, freedom of the press and responsible government in Canada. This book offers a tour of the building — known for being one of the finest examples of the Palladian architectural style in North America — and its contents, and describes the many important events which have taken place within its distinguished walls.

Nova Scotia's Province House contains many fascinating historical images drawn from Province House's own collection. The building's principal rooms, including the legislative chamber, the outstanding legislative library, and the Red Room (formerly the home of the legislature's upper house) are documented here with new colour photography by Len Wagg, award-winning Nova Scotian photographer and author.

 

About the author

David McDonald has worked with the Nova Scotia Legislature since 2003. In 2015 he became the Legislative Librarian.

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