Thirty (30) original paintings by renowned Newfoundland artist and educator, Virginia Houston. Includes historical descriptions of communities and architecture from 50 to over 200 hundred years into the past. Illustrates the impact of resource depletion, the geography and climate, including the relentless North Atlantic, as well as the controversial resettlement programs of the 1950s to 1970s. These works are a re-creation of significant events and places in the history of Newfoundland and Labrador. Volume 1 also doubles as an excellent address book. Volume 2 also doubles as an excellent guest book for B&Bs, weddings, family gatherings, etc..