Item I-61505 - Emily and Woo.

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Emily and Woo.

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  • graphic material

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Emily Carr and her monkey Woo.

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Nan Cheney

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  • Source of title proper: Title and date inscribed on verso in Carr's hand. Ira Dilworth also wrote on the verso confirming her handwriting.
  • Parallel titles and other title information: Parallel title comes from duplicate print also in this accession. It is in Nan Cheney's hand. Cheney dates the photo as August 1930 which is in keeping with the other photographs taken by her of Carr.
  • Statements of responsibility: Photographer is identified as Nan Cheney in her handwriting on the verso of one of the duplicate prints.

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  • Aug 1930 (Creation)

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Two loose photographic prints of the same image with different inscriptions on verso.

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Custodial history

Received by bequest from Carr to her literary executor and friend, Ira Dilworth. This image along with other photographs, sketchbooks, drawings, watercolours, textual materials and books was housed in Carr's old steamer trunk.
When Dilworth died he bequeathed this material to his two adopted daughters (and nieces), Phylis Inglis and Edna Parnall who divided the material between themselves.
This item is among the materials that came via descent from Carr to Edna Parnall.
The Parnall collection consists of Emily Carr art and papers presented to the British Columbia Archives in 1989.

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2 photographs of Emily Carr with her monkey, Woo. both are the same image but different formats - one a snapshot, the other a larger print.

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Received from Edna Parnall in 1989.


This image is part of 198908-002 which contains original art works by Emily Carr and photographs related to Carr, her family, friends, and pets.

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MS-2763 comprises the textual and published material from 89-081, the accession number of the donation from Edna Parnall.

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Archives code(s): I-61505

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Accession number(s): 198908-002

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