Item J-00156 - Photograph of a portrait of Dorothy Burritt

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Photograph of a portrait of Dorothy Burritt

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  • [ca. 1947] (Creation)

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1 photograph : print, col. (Anscocolor) ; 12.6 x 10 cm

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Two prints were given to Douglas S. Wilson by Jennie Webb, the wife of Oscar Burritt's executor, in 1990. This print was enclosed in a letter from D.S. Wilson to Derek Reimer (PABC), 1990-05-01. The letter and photo were discovered in a SMID research file, "Burritt, Oscar Chamberlin ; Burritt, Dorothy (Fowler)", on 2013-11-19.

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The item is a colour photograph of a portrait of Dorothy M. Burritt, which was painted in Vancouver in 1947 by Peter Bortkus.

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Colour has faded towards magenta.

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A scene in the film "Suite Two: A Memo to Oscar" (Dorothy Burritt & Stanley Fox, 1947) shows Dorothy Burritt sitting for the portrait and Peter Bortkus working at his easel. See description AAAA2810.

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Accession number(s): V1990:06

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  • Box: 002328-0147