Hopkins, Elisabeth Margaret

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Hopkins, Elisabeth Margaret

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Elisabeth Margaret Hopkins was born in Fort Gilkicker, Hampshire, England, and trained as a nurse at Middlesex Hospital in 1916. Arriving in Victoria in 1954, she became known for her artwork late in her life. In the 1970s and 1980s, her paintings were exhibited at the Bau Xi Galleries in Vancouver and Toronto, and her children's book, "The Painted Cougar", was published by Talon Books in 1977. She lived on Salt Spring and Galiano Islands and was the subject of a film entitled "Hoppy: A Portrait of Elisabeth Hopkins."


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