Item PDP10914 - Portrait of Hilda Vincent Foster

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Portrait of Hilda Vincent Foster

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  • graphic material

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the painting

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  • 1912 (Creation)

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1 painting : watercolour on paper ; 28.5 x 19.7 cm

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The watercolour was owned by Anne Williams, a friend of Edith Forester, who was the artist's partner. After Williams' passing, Margaret Shugg donated it to the BC Archives

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The item is a painting of Hilda Vincent Foster wearing a green dress. The painting was done by her father Herbert Wilson Foster in 1912.

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Gift in memory of Anne Williams from Margaret Shugg, 2022


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A digital copy was created in 2022

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Accession number(s): 2022.12

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H W F written about halfway down the painting on the left side

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