Collection PR-2378 - Emily Carr art collection

Human figure and geometric design Dray horse. Seated boy. Standing girl. Little girl with doll. Little girl seated with doll. Little girl standing. Kneeling youth. Standing  youth, detail head. Head of a youth. Woe Lillooet My bed, somewhere In France Emily's old barn studio Children on horseback Ruth Raymond brushwork landscape Arithmatic They Have Prevailed Stale Goodies From Aunt Fanny and the seamstress... Glory And The Angel The Most Beautiful Picture Olsen's studio, wet day, St. Ives Billies Badness Smith's Sabbath Rest Death Of A Goldfish, Vancouver BC, students weeping. Vancouver Ferry Of Course They Are Not Exactly Nervous Our Late Plank Walk
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Emily Carr art collection

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  • graphic material

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PR-2378

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  • [ca. 1893]-1945 (Creation)
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    Carr, Emily, 1871-1945

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ca. 1100 paintings, drawings and prints

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(1871-1945)

Biographical history

Emily Carr was a noted B.C. artist and writer. She was born in Victoria in 1871 and died in Victoria in 1945.

Custodial history

Sketchbooks and artworks were acquired from various donors or by purchase over many years.

Scope and content

The collection consists of artwork created or acquired by Emily Carr between ca. 1893 and 1945. This collection was acquired by the BC Archives over many years through donations and purchases. It includes sketchbooks, paintings and other artworks.

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Digital copies of works attached to each item level description.

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Access to original artworks requires an appointment with the curator.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Contact the licencing office at the Royal BC Museum for any use, reproduction or publication.

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For related records, see Emily Carr fonds, PR-1263.

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