Repos au camp

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This 16 in. x 20 in. painting entitled “Relaxing at Camp”, commemorating the 1907-2007 World Scouting Centennial, also represents the first scout camp on Brownsea Island in 1907. This painting was done by Mrs. Estelle Nadeau, an up-and-coming professional artist from Baker Lake, New Brunswick, Canada. It shows Baden-Powell and his assistants planning the activities for the following day. The original photo for this painting was taken from the cover of the Boy Scout handbook (referred to as the ‘Scouting Bible’). 

The certificate for the drawing of the “Relaxing at Camp” painting, sold for $25 which will be shared as follows: for each $25 certificate, $3 goes to the painter, $12 to the Canadian Amateur Boxing Association (CABA), Quebec Federation of Olympic Boxing (QFOB) and $10 to Scout Palace Inc.