Item PDP00621 - Woman weaving basket.

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Woman weaving basket.

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  • graphic material

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Salish Woman Weaving.

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Attribution of Salish relates to style of basket under construction. The word "Salish" is written on verso in the hand of W.A. Newcombe.

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Emily Carr

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  • Attributions and conjectures: Untitled by 1961 Newcombe inventory, title based on subject matter.
  • Statements of responsibility: This work is unsigned but is in Emily Carr's hand and was in her studio at the time of her death, inventoried by the executors and stamped with the ink estate stamp.

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  • [1906-1909] (Creation)

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1 watercolour: watercolour on paper: 29.0 cm x 23.7 cm.

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Purchased by William Arnold Newcombe from the estate of Emily Carr, 1945.

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One watercolour on paper portrait.

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Purchased by the Government of British Columbia from the estate of W.A. Newcombe, 1961.


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Archives code(s): PDP00621; Previously numbered as NC 79.

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Accession number(s): 196104-001

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1977-1991. Various exhibitions at the Emily Carr Gallery, B.C. Archives, 1107 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC.
1986-1987. Carr Native Portraits, McMichael Canadian Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario.
1994-1995. Emily’s People, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.
1999. Emily Comes Home, Richard Carr House, 207 Government Street, Victoria, BC.
2001-2002. Emily Carr: Eccentric, Artist, Author, Genius, Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria.
2004. A Woman’s Place. Maltwood Art Gallery, University of Victoria.
2010-2011. On the Edge of Nowhere. Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.

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  • Box: PDP00621