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W.H. McMahon Joins The Mounties 1885

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Artist
William Hastings McMahon (1864 – 1956, Canadian)
Date
1885 – 1956
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
McW.05.02 a-g
Description
Wood frame with white matting. 6 windows in the matting, 5 watercolour paintings and 1 photograph. Four of the watercolour paintings are in the four corners, a larger watercolour is places just about centre and the photograph is shown below. under each window is an inscription refrencing the image …
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Artist
William Hastings McMahon (1864 – 1956, Canadian)
Title
W.H. McMahon Joins The Mounties 1885
Date
1885 – 1956
Medium
watercolour on paper
Description
Wood frame with white matting. 6 windows in the matting, 5 watercolour paintings and 1 photograph. Four of the watercolour paintings are in the four corners, a larger watercolour is places just about centre and the photograph is shown below. under each window is an inscription refrencing the image it is associated with. At the top is a large inscription reading “WHMcMahon Joins The Mounties. 1885.” All the writing is done in an ornate calligraphy.A: Image (top left): “The Raw Recruit” Viewer looks on into a blue room, facing a doorway and hallway. At the end of the hall a faded figure in blue pants and a red coat stand at attention. In the foreground, a soldier in a red coat, blue pants and white helmet stands in full profile view with rifle at his side. He faces the right side of the image. On the Right side a gentlemen (in a fine suit and hat) stands in full profile facing the left side of the image. He carries a suit case and walking stick. B: Image (bottom left): “First Uniform ill fitting” A man in a red coat, blue pants, and orange hat faces the viewer directly. The coat and pants are bumpy with lots of folds. in the back ground there are plain buildings and a dirt ground.C: Image (center top): “Who told you to dismount, Sir?” Blue skies look over a large area of dirt ground where a man sits in a brown shirt and blue pants. His right arm reaches down to his butt. His hat lays beside him on the right edge of the picture. In the center of the image a dark brown horse is painted mid-buck with the reins flying over his head and his ears pinned back. There is no rider on the saddle. Another man, in a red coat, stands in the distance on the left edge with his hand outstretched. In the background there is a large white building with a large British flag flying above. A faded fourth figure stands in the background. F: Image (Center bottom): “N.W.M.P. Barracks, Banff) It is a photograph (Can be found in archives V265/NA-66-37) Nine figures in brown uniforms stand in front of a yellow building with a brown roof. The man furthest to the left holds the reins of a dapple gray horse. A white dog sits between two of the center figures who are laying on the ground. Based off information at the Archives of Alberta the man laying down to the right of the dog is the artist, William Hastings McMahon. Two more horses pull a cart on the right edge. with a tenth figure in the cart. E: Image (top right): “Drill” A man in a red coat faces a line of marching soldiers in brown coats. He is slightly leaning forward and holds a long stick in his hands. Another figure in a red coat stands in the background. The surrounding environment is a mixtures of browns. Three faded buildings. D: Image (bottom right): “McMahon, N.W.M.P” A proud man faces the viewer directly. He is in a red coat, blue pants and black boots. The background is faded. One building is visible in the background and a woman figure in the far left. G: Frame and Calligraphy script on mat board
Subject
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
R.C.M.P
landscape
barrack
banff
mounties
North West Mounted Police
N.W.M.P
watercolour
Credit
Gift of Jack McMahon, Edmonton, 2018
Catalogue Number
McW.05.02 a-g
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Police Barracks in Banff

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Artist
William Hastings McMahon (1864 – 1956, Canadian)
Date
1880 – 1929
Medium
watercolour, pen and ink on paper
Catalogue Number
McW.05.01
Description
Watercolour painting with pen and ink detailing. It is a landscape painting with 4 Mountains, blue skies, an evergreen forested area, leafy trees, bushes, a building with a red roof, yellow walls and a wood fence. The sky accounts for half the image surface, some mountain peaks and trees cross the …
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Artist
William Hastings McMahon (1864 – 1956, Canadian)
Title
Police Barracks in Banff
Date
1880 – 1929
Medium
watercolour, pen and ink on paper
Dimensions
19.05 x 30.48 cm
Description
Watercolour painting with pen and ink detailing. It is a landscape painting with 4 Mountains, blue skies, an evergreen forested area, leafy trees, bushes, a building with a red roof, yellow walls and a wood fence. The sky accounts for half the image surface, some mountain peaks and trees cross the center line and stretch into the sky. There are four birds, off centered, flying in the back ground. The forested area stretches over the mountain ranges, coming up just behind the building which is placed in the distance to the viewer. The left side of the image is surrounded by bushes and three large trees. There are four figures in the painting, two closer to the viewer with red coats, blue pants. They are placed in the middle at an opening in the gate. Another figure is on the right edge, riding a dark brown horse. the fourth figure is standing next to the building, too far to paint details. There is a white structure to the right of the building, Unidentified.
Subject
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
R.C.M.P
landscape
barrack
banff
Credit
Gift of Jack McMahon, Edmonton, 2018
Catalogue Number
McW.05.01
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Date
1917
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.17
Description
Christmas tree with yellow star, red brick fireplace with fire
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1917
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
22.0 x 30.0 cm
Description
Christmas tree with yellow star, red brick fireplace with fire
Subject
Christmas
fireplace
tree
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.17
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Date
1913 – 1914
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.16
Description
green hills, white fence, white house with red roof
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1913 – 1914
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
15.0 x 23.0 cm
Description
green hills, white fence, white house with red roof
Subject
house
red roof
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.16
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Date
1915
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.15
Description
Three women wearing pink and purple gowns sitting on yellow chairs addressing a figure wearing a pink pantsuit standing on a purple floor
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1915
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
23.0 x 30.2 cm
Description
Three women wearing pink and purple gowns sitting on yellow chairs addressing a figure wearing a pink pantsuit standing on a purple floor
Subject
fairy tale
pink dress
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.15
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Date
c. 1915
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.14
Description
red and green dots with red squares. Inside red watercolour “A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL OF YOU”
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
c. 1915
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
10.0 x 8.0 cm
Description
red and green dots with red squares. Inside red watercolour “A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL OF YOU”
Subject
Christmas card
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.14
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Date
c. 1915
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.13
Description
warm climate scene with tropical tree’s and figures riding elephants. Under one elephant it read in caps graphite “MISS WOODHULL”
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
c. 1915
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
23.0 x 30.0 cm
Description
warm climate scene with tropical tree’s and figures riding elephants. Under one elephant it read in caps graphite “MISS WOODHULL”
Subject
elephant
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.13
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Date
c. 1915
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.12
Description
landscape scene with three rivers, multiple figures and a white and red windmill
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
c. 1915
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
15.0 x 23.0 cm
Description
landscape scene with three rivers, multiple figures and a white and red windmill
Subject
windmill
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.12
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Date
c. 1915
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.11
Description
Asian landscape drawing man in blue pulling chariot with mountain in background
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
c. 1915
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
15.0 x 23.0 cm
Description
Asian landscape drawing man in blue pulling chariot with mountain in background
Subject
Asia
mountain
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.11
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Date
1915
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.10
Description
pink flowers with green leaves on brown branch
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1915
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
23.0 x 30.0 cm
Description
pink flowers with green leaves on brown branch
Subject
pink flowers
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.10
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Date
1913 – 1914
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.09
Description
landscape with three trees, figure wearing red hood and wolf
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1913 – 1914
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
15.0 x 23.0 cm
Description
landscape with three trees, figure wearing red hood and wolf
Subject
little red ridding hood
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.09
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Date
c. 1917
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.08
Description
blue, green and orange designs
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
c. 1917
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
35.5 x 26.0 cm
Description
blue, green and orange designs
Subject
design
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.08
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Date
c. 1918
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.05
Description
Gray Japanese temple on right hand side with cherry blossom trees throughout and a winding river on the left hand side. Multiple drawings of people doing various activities.
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Title
Japan
Date
c. 1918
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
23.8 x 31.5 cm
Description
Gray Japanese temple on right hand side with cherry blossom trees throughout and a winding river on the left hand side. Multiple drawings of people doing various activities.
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.05
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Date
1918
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.04
Description
White house in the top centre with 3 horizontal rows of equally spaced trees. The bottom centre has 3 circles of girls in red yellow and blue dressed, 2 around trees and the centre circle around a ribbon pole. Maypole dance.
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1918
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
23.0 x 31.0 cm
Description
White house in the top centre with 3 horizontal rows of equally spaced trees. The bottom centre has 3 circles of girls in red yellow and blue dressed, 2 around trees and the centre circle around a ribbon pole. Maypole dance.
Subject
ribbon pole
Maypole
white house
childhood
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.04
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Date
1918
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.03
Description
White house in the center with 5 pink trees horizontally in line with it. Flowers below the trees, clouds above the trees, 3 marked paths between the trees.
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1918
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
18.5 x 31.0 cm
Description
White house in the center with 5 pink trees horizontally in line with it. Flowers below the trees, clouds above the trees, 3 marked paths between the trees.
Subject
house
Robb
pink trees
childhood home
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyC.05.03
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Artist
Scott White
Date
1924
Medium
watercolour; gouache
Catalogue Number
WhS.05.01
Description
A mountain peak landscape with a glacier to the left, forest below.
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Artist
Scott White
Title
Untitled
Date
1924
Medium
watercolour; gouache
Dimensions
22.5 x 17.5 cm
Description
A mountain peak landscape with a glacier to the left, forest below.
Subject
landscape
mountain
glacier
trees
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WhS.05.01
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