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This painting depicts men moving luggage with ships and the Vancouver skyline in the background. The artwork is one of three paintings (PDP02285, PDP02286, PDP05612) created by the commercial artists cooperative, Western Canadian Brotherhood, that replicate three of twelve murals created for the 1939 Golden Gate Exposition in San Francisco. The Ministry of Trade and Industry commissioned the murals and the three reproductions. Created in the style of Mexican mural artists and US Works Progress Administration artists, the murals depict the industries of 1930s British Columbia. Artist E.J. Hughes, Paul Goranson, and Orville Fisher designed the paintings together to ensure consistency; Goranson was the lead artist for this artwork.

[Trees]

The item consists of one watercolour painting by Gwladys Woodward (also spelled Gladys) . The title of the painting is not known but depicts a group of trees. Another painting (PDP10269a) is on the reverse. The painting is not signed.

Woodward, Gladys

[Churchyard]

The item consists of one watercolour painting by Gwladys Woodward (also spelled Gladys) . The title of the painting is not known but depicts a churchyard. Another painting (PDP10269b) is on the reverse. The painting is not signed.

Woodward, Gladys

Stoney Nakoda Encampment

This print is part of a set of six art prints (PDP02748-PDP02753) published by Austin Marshall Limited in a series they titled, "Children of the Sun." Each print depicts an original artwork by Mildred Valley Thornton and is accompanied by a description written by Thornton.

Railways

This painting depicts the laying of railroad track with trains and Vancouver's skyline in the background. The artwork is one of three paintings (PDP02285, PDP02286, PDP05612) created by the commercial artists cooperative, Western Canadian Brotherhood, that replicate three of twelve murals created for the 1939 Golden Gate Exposition in San Francisco. The Ministry of Trade and Industry commissioned the murals and the three reproductions. Created in the style of Mexican mural artists and US Works Progress Administration artists, the murals depict the industries of 1930s British Columbia. Artist E.J. Hughes, Paul Goranson, and Orville Fisher designed the paintings together to ensure consistency; Fisher was the lead artist for this painting.

Mining, Britannia Beach

This painting depicts a shallow interior tunnel, four miners, and the strata of the pit mine in the background. This painting depicts a shallow interior tunnel, four miners, and the strata of the pit mine in the background. The artwork is one of three paintings (PDP02285, PDP02286, PDP05612) created by the commercial artists cooperative, Western Canadian Brotherhood, that replicate three of twelve murals created for the 1939 Golden Gate Exposition in San Francisco. The Ministry of Trade and Industry commissioned the murals and the three reproductions. Created in the style of Mexican mural artists and US Works Progress Administration artists, the murals depict the industries of 1930s British Columbia. Artist E.J. Hughes, Paul Goranson, and Orville Fisher designed the paintings together to ensure consistency. This painting was designed by Goranson and painted by Hughes.

The Potlatch

This print is part of a set of six art prints (PDP02748-PDP02753) published by Austin Marshall Limited in a series they titled, "Children of the Sun." Each print depicts an original artwork by Mildred Valley Thornton and is accompanied by a description written by Thornton.

Thornton, Mildred Valley (Stinson)

Squamish Activities

This print is part of a set of six art prints (PDP02748-PDP02753) published by Austin Marshall Limited in a series they titled, "Children of the Sun." Each print depicts an original artwork by Mildred Valley Thornton and is accompanied by a description written by Thornton.

Trail to the Sun Dance

This print is part of a set of six art prints (PDP02748-PDP02753) published by Austin Marshall Limited in a series they titled, "Children of the Sun." Each print depicts an original artwork by Mildred Valley Thornton and is accompanied by a description written by Thornton.

Green Cover Sketch Book

File consists of one hardcover sketchbook containing 65 artworks (primarily graphite sketches and one painting) by Max Singleton Maynard. The sketches have been described at the item level and each sketch has been assigned a unique PDP number. In addition to these, there are also sketches on the inside of the front and back covers. The sketch on the inside of the front cover is attached at the file description for the sketchbook. A page has been ripped out between PDP04317 and PDP04318; this page contains partial sketches on the recto and verso. A page has been ripped out between PDP04365 and PDP 04366 but contains no sketches.

Weather Series : 2017 Dissipating Heat, Summer Evenings

The digital photograph is created by David Ellingsen in 2020 as part of the Weather Patterns series [that includes PDP10342, PDP10343, PDP10344, PDP10345, and PDP10346]. The overall image is composite of photographs of ocean views taken in Victoria over the course of the year.

The image represents climate change and the environmental conditions that brought about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Weather Series : 2016 January - Record Low Sea Ice + Hottest on Record

The digital photograph is created by David Ellingsen in 2020 as part of the Weather Patterns series [that includes PDP10342, PDP10343, PDP10345, PDP10346 and PDP10347]. The overall image is a composite of many photographs of ocean views taken in Victoria and Quadra Island over the course of the year.

The image represents climate change and the environmental conditions that brought about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Weather Series : 2018 Wildfires - Descent to Dark

The digital photograph is created by David Ellingsen in 2020 as part of the Weather Patterns series [that includes PDP10342, PDP10343, PDP10344, PDP10345, and PDP10347]. The overall image is a composite of photographs of the sky from Victoria during the wildfires of 2018.

The image represents climate change and the environmental conditions that brought about the COVID-19 pandemic.

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