Caribou pawing a clump of grass | Dr. John Bernard Gilpin | Courtesy of Nova Scotia Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-ND

Dr. John Bernard Gilpin

(no date) - 1892

John Bernard Gilpin, MA, MD, MRSC, FRSC, medical doctor & surgeon, zoologist, ethnologist, author & artist. Born in Rhode Island; first recorded in NS practicing medicine in Annapolis Royal, January 1838; married in Digby 1846, the same year he moved to Halifax; active in Halifax until 1882, when he returned to Annapolis Royal; died 1892.