Nature Glass

The Victoria Memorial Museum Building – known as the Canadian Museum of Nature – was completed in Ottawa in 1911. It is a large Tudor Gothic-style building built with perfect symmetry in limestone. This symmetry is stunningly apparent inside from the large central hall and staircases. The building is also an amazing display of crenellations and large, pointed-arch windows. One of my favourite features are the stained glass windows set within the beautiful tracery which depict Canadian flora and fauna.

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You can read more here about the building’s details and history.

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2 thoughts on “Nature Glass

    1. I have never had anyone in that museum tell me no pictures. I think probably because none of it can be ruined by the light of flashes. Definitely it’s a no-no in the National Gallery.

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