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Carr, Emily, 1871-1945 England
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Photographs gathered for research

File consists of 6 b&w photographs, some of which are copyprints from BC Archives, City of Victoria Archives, and Bancroft Library at University of California Berkeley. Photographs have captions on verso provided by Edythe Hembroff-Schleicher....

Emily Carr art collection

  • PR-2378
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1893]-1945

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.

Carr, Emily, 1871-1945

Kendall & I [funny book]

MS-3326 consists of one funny book, created by Emily Carr in 1901. The funny book is comprised of seven pairs of works, which consist of graphite and ink drawings with accompanying hand-written verse. The work details the shared adventure of Carr ...

At six o'clock (...)

Item consists of 1 drawing and 1 set of verse.Full text of verse [sic]:At six o'clock from sleep I wakeBy Kendal who my pillows shake,Will you get up you lazy Carr?The sun o'er chimney-pots a farIs rising and tis deep transgressionTo sle...

Dong, Dong goes the deafening gong (...)

Item consists of 1 drawing and 1 set of verse.Full text of verse [sic]:Dong, Dong goes the deafening gongFixing ties belts and collars we hurry along.And down the long staircase hurridly flockGiving poor Mrs. Dodd a considerable shockFor every mor...

The next few days (...)

Item consists of 1 drawing and 1 set of verse.Full text of verse [sic]:The next few days were very badBoth for Kendal and for meI lay in bed, with an aching headShe wearily brought me tea,And we talked it over gravelyAll the squeezing and the pain...

Black-bound sketchbook "A".

One sketchbook with 130 drawings by Emily Carr, several pages of written text including lists, poems and commentary. This book appears to primarily document her time in St. Ives in Cornwall, outside the hours of her formal art schooling there.

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