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Panel


Image - Panel
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Nom de l'objet : Panel
Titre : Compassion
Artiste ou artisan : Jane Severs
Type de l'objet : Interpretive
Catégorie de l'objet : Communication Artifacts
Sous-catégorie de l'objet : Art
Matériaux : Wood
Technique de fabrication : Printed
Cut
Numéro d'accession : No Acquisition # 40
Fabricant : Greater Lamaline Area Development Association
Province d'utilisation : Newfoundland
Pays d'utilisation : Canada
Description : This is one of seven panels that were erected to commemerate the tidal wave that struck the Burin Peninsula in 1929. These panels are located at various communities along the Burin Peninsula which were affected by the tidal waves. This panel depicts a person with long flowing hair covering their head with their arms. This panel is located in Lamaline.
Commentaires : The text on the panel reads," In the early hours of November 19, Nurse Dorthy Cherry headed east along this coast. Travelling nearly 40 miles - most of it on foot- she tended to the injured in every community between Lamaline and Burin. Her graphic description of the events appeared in newspapers throughout Newfoundland." "Splendid assistance." That's how the papers described it. But there had been nothing "splendid" about it. For seven straight days she trudged and toiled, through swollen rivers and over water soaked ground, in bitter cold and snow. From ruined outport to ruined outport. She cast her eyes over the hotel ballroom and searched the faces before her. How could they understand? These gentlemen and their polished wives. No words could express the horrors she has seen. James Loquer from Lamaline, pressed like a leaf between his house and his store. Jessie Piercey from Taylor's Bay, cradling little William with his fractured skull. Survivors huddled together in the remaining houses with no fuel to burn and no food to eat. Would they listen if she said she hears them still - at night when the world grows quiet? She rose from her chair, stepped forward and began. "Ladies and gentlemen..
Hauteur : 5
Longueur : 106
Largeur : 43
Unité de mesure linéaire : cm
Nombre d'objets : 1
Nombre de parties composantes : 1
Établissement : Lamaline Heritage Museum
Ville de l'établissement : Lamaline
Province de l'établissement : Newfoundland & Labrador
Site web de l'établissement : Facebook-Lamaline Heritage Museum 

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