Thank you, Joshua, for colouring a sword plate picture to use on the blog!

Thank you, Joshua, for colouring a sword plate picture to use on the blog!

In commemoration of New Brunswick’s role in the War of 1812, the Fredericton Region Museum and the York Sunbury Historical Society are having a colouring contest.  Children are invited to colour a picture of a Sword Belt Plate that belonged to Lieutenant William Barry Phair of the 104th Regiment and courtesy of the New Brunswick Museum. Children may also colour picture of a member of the 104th based on a work by artist, Derek Fitz James.

Prizes will be awarded on the basis of creativity to children in the following age groups:

A) Preschool  B) Kindergarten through Grade 2  C) Grade 3 through Grade 5

1) Print and colour a page (or pick one up at the museum).
2) Fill out your name, grade/age, and phone number on the back of the page. (Please be careful not to include any personal information, such as name or phone number on the front of the page as the artwork will be displayed at the museum).
3) Drop your masterpiece off at the museum for a chance to win some great prizes!

The contest runs from May 4 through July 1, 2013.  Entries will be on display at the museum during the contest and up to a week after.  Winners will have two weeks after notification to pick up their prize.  The contest is not open to employees of the Fredericton Region Museum or their immediate family.

104th Soldier Download (PDF – 1206 kb)

104th Sword Plate Download (PDF 529 kb)