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Sealskin Hunter and Bear

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/artifactunk.08.18
Artist
Unknown
Date
prior to 1962
Medium
fur; seal; grass; skin; wood
Catalogue Number
UnK.08.18
Description
A male figure wearing a parka is standing over a polar bear that he has shot. The figure is holding a wood rifle in his left hand. The parka and polar bear are made from seal fur. The polar bear is a beige color and the man's parka is a medium brown color. Both the man and the bear are placed on a …
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Artist
Unknown
Title
Sealskin Hunter and Bear
Date
prior to 1962
Medium
fur; seal; grass; skin; wood
Dimensions
20.5 cm
Description
A male figure wearing a parka is standing over a polar bear that he has shot. The figure is holding a wood rifle in his left hand. The parka and polar bear are made from seal fur. The polar bear is a beige color and the man's parka is a medium brown color. Both the man and the bear are placed on a woven grass circle. The man has painted black features and a skin fringe hanging from the edges of his parka. The polar bear has painted features and an open mouth.
Subject
figure
male
animal
polar bear
activity
hunting
Credit
Gift of Doreen Hutchinson, Calgary, 1988
Catalogue Number
UnK.08.18
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Women and Children with Dogs

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Artist
Unknown
Date
prior to 1962
Catalogue Number
UnK.08.09
Description
A rectangular shaped wall hanging with a red border. The outer edge and the border between the red and the light yellow background is stitched with criss cross and straight stitches. Inside the light yellow background are women and children with dogs. The scene is set up in three tears. Along the u…
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Artist
Unknown
Title
Women and Children with Dogs
Date
prior to 1962
Dimensions
57.5 x 80.0 cm
Description
A rectangular shaped wall hanging with a red border. The outer edge and the border between the red and the light yellow background is stitched with criss cross and straight stitches. Inside the light yellow background are women and children with dogs. The scene is set up in three tears. Along the upper section on the left are two dogs, in the center there is a male, female and a child. On the far right is a teepee. The middle section includes a couple of dogs and a female with a child on her back. The bottom section showes two more dogs on the left, a male figure in the center and a small animal on the far right is being attacked by four birds. All of the figures and most of the animals are made from skin cut out shapes and are stitched on and detailed with black, yellow, blue, red and a light pink fiber thread. The outside red border is made up of six pieces that are attached to create the full border.
Subject
figure
male
female
child
animals
dogs
birds
caribou
architecture
teepee
Credit
Gift of Doreen Hutchinson, Calgary, 1988
Catalogue Number
UnK.08.09
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Untitled (Fishing and Hunting Scene)

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Artist
Unknown
Date
prior to 1962
Catalogue Number
UnK.08.10
Description
A rectangular shaped wall hanging with a red border. In the inside rectangular shape the scene is split in half with a brown stitched line. On the right side is two figures, one is spearing a fish and the other is fishing. Above the figures on the left is a caribou and just to the right is a smalle…
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Artist
Unknown
Title
Untitled (Fishing and Hunting Scene)
Date
prior to 1962
Dimensions
50.0 x 78.9 cm
Description
A rectangular shaped wall hanging with a red border. In the inside rectangular shape the scene is split in half with a brown stitched line. On the right side is two figures, one is spearing a fish and the other is fishing. Above the figures on the left is a caribou and just to the right is a smaller animal perhaps a dog. On the left side there is a figure on a sleigh being pulled by dogs. Beside the dog is another figure walking. Along the bottom of the left side there is a man, woman and a child looking at the fish that they caught with a spear. The upper left corner includes two caribou. All the figures and animals are made out of skin cut out shapes with the exception of one fish.
Subject
activity
fishing
hunting
figure
male
female
child
animal
fish
caribou
Credit
Gift of Doreen Hutchinson, Calgary, 1988
Catalogue Number
UnK.08.10
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Artist
Unknown
Date
prior to 1962
Medium
wool
Catalogue Number
UnK.08.08
Description
The scene in this wall hanging is of a male figure hunting a polar bear. The man is in the top left hand corner and he is holding a spear in his right hand ready to kill the bear. One polar bear is in the center of the wall hanging and the other is just above him heading in the other direction. Th…
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Artist
Unknown
Title
Polar Bear Hunt
Date
prior to 1962
Medium
wool
Dimensions
53.5 x 63.0 cm
Description
The scene in this wall hanging is of a male figure hunting a polar bear. The man is in the top left hand corner and he is holding a spear in his right hand ready to kill the bear. One polar bear is in the center of the wall hanging and the other is just above him heading in the other direction. The four dogs are on three sides of the polar bear. The edges of the wall hanging are stitched with a criss cross in fibre colours yellow and brown. All the figures are cut out shapes and are all stitched on with a fibre thread.
Subject
activity
hunting
figure
male
animal
polar bear
dog
Credit
Gift of Doreen Hutchinson, Calgary, 1988
Catalogue Number
UnK.08.08
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Artist
Unknown
Date
prior to 1962
Medium
wool; hide
Catalogue Number
UnK.08.07
Description
This square wall hanging has green and black stitching all around the edges and in the corners. In the light background the scene includes in the upper section a male with a bow and arrow aiming at a caribou. The middle section shows a woman with a child on her back and a male figure with an arm ra…
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Artist
Unknown
Title
Family Caribou Hunt
Date
prior to 1962
Medium
wool; hide
Dimensions
58.0 x 66.0 cm
Description
This square wall hanging has green and black stitching all around the edges and in the corners. In the light background the scene includes in the upper section a male with a bow and arrow aiming at a caribou. The middle section shows a woman with a child on her back and a male figure with an arm raised. Just right of the center is a tee pee. Above the tee pee area is another woman with two children. The bottom area shows a dog tied to a fixed peg in the ground and another figure working on the tee pee. All the image shapes have been cut out of fibre with the exception of the tee pee, it is made from skin. The overall colour in this wall hanging is yellow, black,green and off white.
Subject
figures
male
female
child
activity
hunting
animals
caribou
dog
architecture
teepee
Credit
Gift of Doreen Hutchinson, Calgary, 1988
Catalogue Number
UnK.08.07
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Artist
Unknown
Date
1910 – 1930
Medium
oil on wood
Catalogue Number
UnK.02.02
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Artist
Unknown
Title
The Miser
Date
1910 – 1930
Medium
oil on wood
Dimensions
21.5 x 17.5 cm
Subject
portrait
male
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
UnK.02.02
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Artist
Unknown
Date
1870 – 1875
Medium
charcoal; graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
UnK.03.01
Description
A head and shoulders portrait of John Brewster.
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Artist
Unknown
Title
John Brewster
Date
1870 – 1875
Medium
charcoal; graphite on paper
Dimensions
47.0 x 39.0 cm
Description
A head and shoulders portrait of John Brewster.
Subject
portrait
male
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
UnK.03.01
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Artist
Unknown
Date
1800
Medium
engraving on paper
Catalogue Number
UnK.04.04
Description
A reproducing drawing of Napoleon. In a brown frame with a gold crown at the top and “N” at the bottom.
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Artist
Unknown
Title
Napoleon Premier
Date
1800
Medium
engraving on paper
Dimensions
46.7 x 38.0 cm
Description
A reproducing drawing of Napoleon. In a brown frame with a gold crown at the top and “N” at the bottom.
Subject
portrait
male
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
UnK.04.04
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Artist
Unknown
Date
prior to 1962
Catalogue Number
UnK.08.11 a,b
Description
hunting scenes; appliqued figures; (a) Bird Hunt (46.0x69.0) white background; bound edges; purple fabric with red and green stitching; 2 hunters, pink and black, with blue weapons; one hunter pulling 2 pink fish; blue bird on black patch; tail and back legs of animal with black patch brc; blue k…
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Artist
Unknown
Title
Untitled [Hunting Scene]
Date
prior to 1962
Description
hunting scenes; appliqued figures; (a) Bird Hunt (46.0x69.0) white background; bound edges; purple fabric with red and green stitching; 2 hunters, pink and black, with blue weapons; one hunter pulling 2 pink fish; blue bird on black patch; tail and back legs of animal with black patch brc; blue knit loops at each corner; (b) Caribou Hunt; (46.0x69.0) white background, bound edges; purple fabric with red and green stitching; 3 hunters, pink and black; 2 black dogs, one pulling a sled; pink caribou with arrow in shoulder, bleeding from wound and mouth; blue knit loops at each corner.
Subject
figure
male
female
activity
hunting
animal
caribou
fish
dog
bird
Credit
Gift of Doreen Hutchinson, Calgary, 1988
Catalogue Number
UnK.08.11 a,b
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Artist
Unknown
Date
prior to 1962
Catalogue Number
UnK.06.44 a,b
Description
green stone; man holding fish over head; (a) man 9.0x4.2x3.3; standing, knees slightly bent; arms straight up from shoulders; fingers indicated right hand; both hands open, holes in centre; (b) fish 2.8x6.5x1.2; carved and incised features; hole in centre; piece of bone ca .2 goes into holes in ha…
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Artist
Unknown
Title
Untitled
Date
prior to 1962
Dimensions
11.5 x 6.8 cm
Description
green stone; man holding fish over head; (a) man 9.0x4.2x3.3; standing, knees slightly bent; arms straight up from shoulders; fingers indicated right hand; both hands open, holes in centre; (b) fish 2.8x6.5x1.2; carved and incised features; hole in centre; piece of bone ca .2 goes into holes in hand and fish.
Subject
figure
male
animal
fish
activity
hunting
fishing;
Credit
Gift of Doreen Hutchinson, Calgary, 1988
Catalogue Number
UnK.06.44 a,b
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Untitled [Seated Japanese man]

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Artist
Unknown
Date
n.d.
Medium
sculpture
Catalogue Number
UnK.06.11
Description
Hotei (one of seven gods of Bliss) sits on the ground holding a basket with a smile on his roly poly face. Both hands are holding onto the basket and consequently folded across his chest. The colour of the figure is a very dark colour with hints of red-brown where the light hits it.
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Artist
Unknown
Title
Untitled [Seated Japanese man]
Date
n.d.
Medium
sculpture
Dimensions
8.5 x 10.7 cm
Description
Hotei (one of seven gods of Bliss) sits on the ground holding a basket with a smile on his roly poly face. Both hands are holding onto the basket and consequently folded across his chest. The colour of the figure is a very dark colour with hints of red-brown where the light hits it.
Subject
figure
male
Hotei
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
UnK.06.11
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Untitled [Jimmy Simpson]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/artifactunk.03.16
Artist
Unknown
Date
1970
Medium
pastel on paper
Catalogue Number
UnK.03.16
Description
Pastel portrait of Jimmy Simpson on pale green papaer. He wears a wide-brimmed, brown hat, yellow shirt, and blue tie.
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Artist
Unknown
Title
Untitled [Jimmy Simpson]
Date
1970
Medium
pastel on paper
Description
Pastel portrait of Jimmy Simpson on pale green papaer. He wears a wide-brimmed, brown hat, yellow shirt, and blue tie.
Subject
portrait
male
Jimmy Simpson
Credit
Gift of Harold C. Whyte, Penticton, 2003
Catalogue Number
UnK.03.16
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