Winnie the Pooh was Canadian

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Very fun to see this statue! At the Winnipeg Zoo. This is a statue commemorating 'Winnie-the-Pooh'.actually the original brown bear, from Winnipeg who inspired A.Milne to create the famous character. Sun Tzu, Winnie The Pooh, Bear Statue, Canadian Things, Jean Christophe, Canada 150, Canadian History, Roadside Attractions, Pooh Bear

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Winnie-the-Bear Statue (Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg)

Winnipeg Manitoba. This is a statue commemorating 'Winnie-the-Pooh'...actually the original brown bear, from Winnipeg who inspired A.A.Milne to create the famous character. Should I also add the true story that I was born in Winnipeg and I married Christopher Robins? :-)

Happy Canada Day from Winnie the Pooh–his Canadian connection to Winnipeg… Canadian Things, I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Canada Day Crafts, All About Canada, Meanwhile In Canada, Happy Canada Day, Canada 150, Thinking Day

Happy Canada Day from Winnie the Pooh

In honor of Canada Day and the upcoming release of Disney’s new animated film Winnie the Pooh, here’s the story of Winnie’s Canadian connection and how he got his name. THE CANADIAN CONNECTION Winnie the Pooh’s Canadian connection began in August of 1914 when a young veterinarian from Winnipeg, Lieutenant Harry Colebourn, enlisted in the Canadian army. Harry […]

Winnipeg the Bear, the inspiration for “Winnie the Pooh”, is seen here with Lt. Harry Colebourn when she was the unofficial mascot of a Canadian cavalry regiment in 1914 - [[MORE]] namraka: Winnipeg, or Winnie, August 1914 – 12 May was the. Canadian Army, Canadian History, Canadian Soldiers, British Soldier, Winnie The Pooh, World War One, First World, George Vi, Historia Universal

Exhibition celebrates the real Winnie the Pooh | CBC News

Ryerson University exhibition celebrates the true story behind Winnie the Pooh with Lt. Harry Colebourn's photographs, diaries and artifacts from the First World War.

winnie the bear- winnipeg, manitoba. home of the real bear that inspired a. milne to create winnie the pooh. I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Canada Eh, Western Canada, Vintage Teddy Bears, Roadside Attractions, England And Scotland, True North, Pooh Bear

Winnie The Bear

Across Canada, there are hundreds of interesting roadside attractions. This site is dedicated to cataloging our nation’s large roadside attractions.

10 Fun Facts About Winnie The Pooh Lt. Colebourne and Winnie – the bear who became the inspiration for A. Milne's “Winnie the Pooh” (his son Christopher Robin named his teddy bear after seeing . Christopher Robin, Canadian Army, Canadian History, Canadian Soldiers, British Army, American History, American Flag, Winnie The Pooh, World War One

Canadian Icon Turns 100

Yes, the “silly old bear” is actually quite old! If you were a soldier about to leave for war, what would you do? For Lieutenant Harry Colebourn, a veterinarian from Winnipeg, his answe…

Winnipeg (Winnie - the inspiration for A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh) became an unofficial mascot of Lieutenant Colebourn's regiment, the Canadian Infantry Brigade, as they trained on the Salisbury Plain Canadian Soldiers, Charlie Bears, Canadian History, Old Photographs, Pooh Bear, Animal Pictures, Time Pictures, Historical Photos, Winnie The Pooh

100-year-old photographs of the original Winnie-the-Pooh

Canadian soldier, Lieutenant Harry Colebourn, smuggled the cub into Britain during the First World War and it later became a London Zoo attraction

Lieutenant Colebourn gave the bear to London Zoo, where it was seen by AA Milne's son Christopher Robin Canadian Soldiers, Canadian History, Bear Cartoon, Old Photographs, Pooh Bear, Book Projects, Pet Care, Art History, Winnie The Pooh

100-year-old photographs of the original Winnie-the-Pooh

Canadian soldier, Lieutenant Harry Colebourn, smuggled the cub into Britain during the First World War and it later became a London Zoo attraction

Christopher Robin Milne and Winnipeg “Winnie” the Bear at London Zoo, ca. 1926 (the original Christopher Robin with his Winnie the Pooh) Old Pictures, Old Photos, Bear Photos, Christopher Robin Milne, Winnie The Pooh, Le Zoo, Book Art, Pooh Bear, Interesting History

The story of how Winnie the Pooh was inspired by a real bear – in pictures

In 1914 Harry Colebourn, a vet on his way to tend horses in the first world war, rescued a baby bear and named her Winnie. A remarkable friendship began and a journey from the fields of Canada to an army base in England and finally to London Zoo, where Winnie made another friend - a boy named Christopher Robin… Harry Colebourn’s real-life great-granddaughter, Lindsay Mattick tells the story

Winnie the bear from Winnipeg, the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh Vintage Art, Vintage Photos, Bear Cubs, Bears, Baby Animals, Cute Animals, Cute Animal Photos, Guardian Angels, Fotografia

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Photographer: Arthur Bloomfield Dawson Format: Nitrate Negative Reference no.: Arthur Bloomfield Dawson Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1994-280 no. 194 Scan no.: 201004203 Caption: Soldier and Bear Cub www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/

Photos from the real Winnie the Pooh’s anniversary Strange History, History Facts, Historical Women, Historical Photos, Tudor History, Ancient History, Anne Boleyn Tudors, Canadian Soldiers, Amigurumi

Photos from the real Winnie the Pooh's 100th anniversary

The bear that started the global phenomenon is the subject of a new exhibit in Toronto

Century-old images of the original Winnie-the-Pooh, after whom the real Christopher Robin would name his childhood teddy bear, have been released. In celebration of the book Winnie the Pooh being a 100 years old. The Real Christopher Robin, Vintage Teddy Bears, Vintage Toys, Canadian Soldiers, Bear Photos, Old Images, Old Photographs, Pooh Bear, Frases

100-year-old photographs of the original Winnie-the-Pooh

Canadian soldier, Lieutenant Harry Colebourn, smuggled the cub into Britain during the First World War and it later became a London Zoo attraction

September Christopher Robin Milne unveiling a statue of Winnie the Pooh in honour of his father A. The Sad Story of 'Winnie-the-Pooh' Writer A. Milne and His Son Christopher. Good New Books, Cool Books, The Real Christopher Robin, Christopher Milne, Sad Stories, Pooh Bear, Classic Books, Movies And Tv Shows, Winnie The Pooh

Winnie the Pooh: The real story behind A A Milne's classic books

The real-life family saga – and the chance meeting between a soldier and a bear cub – that inspired one of the greatest children's books of all time

The 'real' Winnie the Pooh and her keeper at London Zoo - 'The Tamest Bear' who lets children ride her, and she loves her golden syrup. Animal Pictures, Cool Pictures, House At Pooh Corner, Bear Photos, Christopher Robin, Vintage Teddy Bears, Golden Syrup, Racoon, Pooh Bear

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The 'real' Winnie the Pooh and her keeper at London Zoo (1920s) - 'The Tamest Bear' who lets children ride her, and she loves her golden syrup.

You may be familiar with his jar of honey, fuzzy yellow fur and tiny red shirt, but the real Winnie the Pooh was a different type of bear altogether. Milne created what we know. Canadian Soldiers, Winnie The Pooh Quotes, Christopher Robin, Canadian History, Bear Cartoon, Pooh Bear, Bear Cubs, I Love Books, Real Life

Finding Winnie: The Improbable and Touching Real-Life Story of the Baby Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

How a real-life act of kindness with a touch of serendipity sparked one of the most beloved children’s stories of all time.

You may be familiar with his jar of honey, fuzzy yellow fur and tiny red shirt, but the real Winnie the Pooh was a different type of bear altogether. Milne created what we know. Canadian Soldiers, Diary Entry, Christopher Robin, Book Sites, Photo Diary, Classic Books, Boy Names, The Guardian, Winnie The Pooh

The story of how Winnie the Pooh was inspired by a real bear – in pictures

In 1914 Harry Colebourn, a vet on his way to tend horses in the first world war, rescued a baby bear and named her Winnie. A remarkable friendship began and a journey from the fields of Canada to an army base in England and finally to London Zoo, where Winnie made another friend - a boy named Christopher Robin… Harry Colebourn’s real-life great-granddaughter, Lindsay Mattick tells the story