Item PDP00562 - Skagway from end of wharf - Cold wind - ugh!

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Skagway from end of wharf - Cold wind - ugh!

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incorrectly cited as Sitka, Alaska by archives in 1961 and exhibited in 1962 with this title. Painting was later unframed to reveal correct geographical place and Carr's title.

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Emily Carr

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  • Source of title proper: Title inscribed in Carr's handwriting on verso.
  • Statements of responsibility: The artist is known to be Emily Carr.

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  • August 1907 (Creation)

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1 watercolour: watercolour on paper; 25.4 cm x 34.3 cm.

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Purchased by or given by Carr to William Arnold Newcombe.

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one watercolour painting

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Purchased by the Government of British Columbia from the W.A. Newcombe Estate in 1961.


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Archives code(s): PDP00562; Previously numbered as NC 46.

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Accession number(s): 196104-001

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1962. The World of Emily Carr a new exhibition of her paintings from the Newcombe Collection, Hudson's Bay Company, Victoria and Vancouver.
1977-1991. Various exhibitions at the Emily Carr Gallery, B.C. Archives, 1107 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC.
2004. Emily Carr a Modern Artist. Courtenay and District Museum and Paleontology Centre,Courtenay, BC.

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  • Box: PDP00562