Item PDP00618 - Alert Bay

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Alert Bay

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Yalis or Alert Bay, is a ‘Namgis village on Cormorant Island.

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Emily Carr

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  • Attributions and conjectures: Title based on subject matter. Title in place as early as 1961 and created by Provincial Archives of BC. See Newcombe Collection catalogue, 1962.
  • Statements of responsibility: Signed M. Carr lower right front. This work is in Emily Carr's hand and was in her studio at the time of her death, inventoried by the executors and stamped with the ink estate stamp.

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  • [1908-1909] (Creation)

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1 watercolour: watercolour on paper; 26.9 cm x 38.4 cm.

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Purchased by William Arnold Newcombe from the estate of Emily Carr, 1945.

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One watercolour on paper of Alert Bay, B.C.

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Purchased by the Government of British Columbia from the estate of W.A. Newcombe, 1961.

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Archives code(s): PDP00618; Previously numbered as NC 43.

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Accession number(s): 196104-001

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Exhibited:
1962. The World of Emily Carr a new exhibition of her paintings from the Newcombe Collection, Hudson's Bay Company, Victoria and Vancouver.
1971-1972. Emily Carr: a centennial exhibition celebrating the one hundredth anniversary of her birth organized by the Vancouver Art Gallery travelling to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto.
1973 Emily Carr, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario.
1977-1991. Various exhibitions at the Emily Carr Gallery, B.C. Archives, 1107 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC.
1994. Structured Compositions, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.
1999-2000. To the Totem Forests: Emily Carr and Contemporaries Interpret Coastal Villages organized by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria travelling to the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Kamloops Art Gallery.
2001-2002. Emily Carr: Eccentric, Artist, Author, Genius, Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria.
2011-2012. On the Edge of Nowhere. Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.

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  • Box: PDP00618