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Giant's Castle Mountain
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- Continuation of title: from the farm of A. L. Fortune, head of navigation on the Spallumcheen River, B.C., October 6, 1882
- Source of title proper: Titled based on affixed 1883 exhibition label on verso
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1 painting : oil on canvas ; 40 x 56.5cm
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Acquired from Uno Langmann Limited in Vancouver.
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Item consists of 1 oil painting by Grafton Tyler Brown depicting the farm of Alexander Leslie Fortune in Enderby, BC. Brown served as an expedition artist for the Amos Bowman Geological Survey in British Columbia, during which time he created sketches which he later painted. In 1883, Brown created 22 paintings based on the sketches he made during this Survey, and these paintings were exhibited in Victoria during the same year. This painting was #22 in that series.
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Purchased with the support of the Friends of the BC Archives, 2018.
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Accession number: 2018.67
January 21 - April 1, 2017. The Mystery of Grafton Tyler Brown: Race, Art and Landscape in 19th Century British Columbia. Legacy Art Galleries, University of Victoria.
June 1883. British Columbia Scenery, Fine Oil Paintings of Scenes on Mainland and Island. The New Colonist Buildings, Victoria.
GT Brown, 1883 (lower left corner)
Painting is framed in a gilt wood and composite frame. Dimensions: 59 x 84.8cm.
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- Brown, Grafton Tyler (Subject)
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