Title and statement of responsibility area
Emily Carr art collection
General material designation
- graphic material
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the collection.
Level of description
Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
[ca. 1893]-1945 (Creation)
- Carr, Emily, 1871-1945
Physical description area
ca. 1100 paintings, drawings and prints
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Archival description area
Name of creator
Emily Carr was a noted B.C. artist and writer. She was born in Victoria in 1871 and died in Victoria in 1945.
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.
Immediate source of acquisition
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Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Digital copies of works attached to each item level description.
Restrictions on access
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.
Series and item level descriptions available.
For related records, see Emily Carr fonds, PR-1263.