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Sketch book

File consists of one sketchbook belonging to Joan Clark. The sketchbook contains 32 artworks in a variety of mediums (graphite and ink sketches, watercolour paintings) presumably created by Joan Clark, although her signature does not appear on the works. Some of the artworks are titled or otherwise identified. Also included within the sketchbook is one sketch in graphite by Max Maynard (PDP03219) which is signed M. Maynard and dated January 9, 1940. The Maynard sketch is the only item within the sketchbook described at the item level.

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.

Recollections, 1975

Item consists of one album containing 41 diagram-style sketches in crayon and ink created by David Henry Norcross. Norcross was born in Granite Siding (or Granite) near Nelson, BC, and began his mining career at age 16. The drawings document his memories and history of mining and mining technology in British Columbia, particularly within the Kootenay district.

[Margaret Maclure sketchbook]

File consists of 1 scrapbook containing artwork by Margaret Maclure as well as newspaper clippings written by or about Margaret Maclure. Margaret Maclure’s daughter’s name, Catherine Maclure, is inscribed on the front cover of the scrapbook; it is possible that Catherine compiled this scrapbook.

The scrapbook contains 28 pencil and watercolour sketches. 27 of the sketches are portraits, some of which are identified by name and others are untitled. There is also 1 watercolour landscape, depicting the front of a boat with totem poles in the background. There are a variety of newspaper clippings interfiled throughout the scrapbook. The sketches and newspaper clippings have various different dates, ranging from 1908 to 1923. Many of the sketches are undated, but assumed to fall within this range.

A number of the portrait sketches appear to be of individuals that Maclure was acquainted with as she identifies them by name. The identified individuals and/or titled works include: Mrs. Henry Hannington; Mrs. Home; Grace Wood Jess; Cathie; Lord Charles Beresford; Dean Davenport; the Bishop of Columbia; Kitty; Miss Denne [sp?] Parker; and A Lady of Decided Opinions. There are also a number of portrait sketches of unnamed Indigenous people. Although the individuals are not named, Maclure often includes inscriptions about the subjects of the drawings.

Also filed within the scrapbook is one handwritten obituary about Margaret Maclure (1938, author unknown) and one photograph copy print of one of Maclure’s sketches.

[Album - Red And Gold Covers Separated From Insides]

File consists of an album of sketches and watercolour artworks. Also included in the album is one print (not described at item level) of Ritratto di Elizabetta le Brun (Uffizi Gallery, Florence) and 5 photographs of Cambridge University and the grave stone of Nathaniel Baron Lindley.

Sketches, R.F.B.

Item consists of one bound sketchbook containing watercolours, sketches, and one photograph. The majority of the works have printed titles. The subject matter consists primarily of coastal and ocean scenes in British Columbia and abroad (primarily Rio de Janeiro).

Material found near correspondence

Includes: photocopy of a sketch by L.L. Fitzgerald [original removed from file and catalogued as PDP09027] ; issue of The Week with an article on Emily (18 Feb 1905); notice re exhibiting work in France ; photograph of Lac Des Roches, Cariboo; article "The recent abstract work of Lawren Harris" by Sydney Smith; empty manilla envelope marked "Some very early correspondence"; Hay Dorothy and Eaton, Nan, Floral card "We have just finished"; Ruth, floral card "A tardy welcome to Small" and floral card "Hope to see you soon"

[Paintings album]

File consists of one bound, hardcover album with paintings. Some paints are loose or have been cut out of album, or are still bound in album. Also included in the album are photographs and a drawing by Sarah Crease in 1855 of Sarah Teale.

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