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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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View of Pinedale From the Sanitarium

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Artist
Hinas
Date
1889
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
HiN.05.01
Description
landscape watercolour scene depicting Tunnel Mountain, Mt. Peechee, Mt. Rundle and the Bow River. A small brown-roofed house is slightly off-center left, below Mt. Peechee and above the Bow River. There are touches of blue and pink in the lightly clouded sky
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Artist
Hinas
Title
View of Pinedale From the Sanitarium
Date
1889
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
17.5 x 22.5 cm
Description
landscape watercolour scene depicting Tunnel Mountain, Mt. Peechee, Mt. Rundle and the Bow River. A small brown-roofed house is slightly off-center left, below Mt. Peechee and above the Bow River. There are touches of blue and pink in the lightly clouded sky
Subject
landscape
mountains
water
Credit
Gift of Rod Green, Calgary, 2016
Catalogue Number
HiN.05.01
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Artist
Charles John Collings (1848 – 1931, British)
Date
c. 1890
Medium
graphite on board
Catalogue Number
CoJ.03.516
Description
Drawing of a building in the background, framed by trees in the foreground.
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Artist
Charles John Collings (1848 – 1931, British)
Title
Building and Tree
Date
c. 1890
Medium
graphite on board
Dimensions
28.0 x 38.0 cm
Description
Drawing of a building in the background, framed by trees in the foreground.
Subject
building
trees
foliage
Credit
Gift of John Rivette, Seymour Arm, 1997
Catalogue Number
CoJ.03.516
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Date
1884
Material
glass; plastic; ink
Catalogue Number
105.06.1044 a-b
Description
(a) A 50 ml Waterman inkwell made of glass. The inkwell would have held black ink. There is a yellow sticker on the front face of the inkwell, which contains a black rectangular box near the top, with the text: “NOIRE” within it. Underneath this, there is the text: “ENCRE WATERMAN”; “50 ml MADE IN …
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Title
Inkwell
Date
1884
Material
glass; plastic; ink
Dimensions
6.5 x 3.8 x 7.0 cm
Description
(a) A 50 ml Waterman inkwell made of glass. The inkwell would have held black ink. There is a yellow sticker on the front face of the inkwell, which contains a black rectangular box near the top, with the text: “NOIRE” within it. Underneath this, there is the text: “ENCRE WATERMAN”; “50 ml MADE IN FRANCE” in black ink.On the bottom of the inkwell there is raised text in the glass which reads: “WATERMAN MADE IN FRANCE APPROX 2 OZ”. There is also a “10” apparent, near the middle of the viewer-right side. (b) The inkwell has a black, plastic, screw-on lid.
Subject
Nicholas Morant
office
households
Credit
Gift of Nicholas Morant, Banff, 2006
Catalogue Number
105.06.1044 a-b
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(part of Bow River)

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24475
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Published Date
April 30th 1888
Publisher
Dominion Lands Office
Call Number
C9-7.26
Publisher
Dominion Lands Office
Published Date
April 30th 1888
Physical Description
1 map : black and white
Scale
40 chainsL 1"
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Subjects
Township # 26, Range 13, West of 5th meridian
Notes
xerox copy
Accession Number
SG7500
Call Number
C9-7.26
Collection
Archives Library
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[Range 15, west of 5th Meridian]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24477
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Published Date
June 23rd, 1888
Publisher
Dominion Lands Office
Call Number
C9-7.26
Publisher
Dominion Lands Office
Published Date
June 23rd, 1888
Physical Description
1 map : black and white
Scale
40 chains: 1"
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Subjects
Township #26
Notes
xerox copy
Accession Number
SG7500
Call Number
C9-7.26
Collection
Archives Library
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(part of Bow river)

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24480
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Published Date
March 28, 1888
Publisher
Dominion Lands Office
Call Number
C9-7.27
Publisher
Dominion Lands Office
Published Date
March 28, 1888
Physical Description
1 map : col
Scale
40 chains to an inch
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Subjects
Township #27, Range 14, West of 5th Meridian
Accession Number
SG7500
Call Number
C9-7.27
Collection
Archives Library
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(Castle Mountain Area)

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24481
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Published Date
April 14, 1888
Publisher
Dominion Lands Office
Call Number
C9-7.27
Publisher
Dominion Lands Office
Published Date
April 14, 1888
Physical Description
1 map : black and white
Scale
40 chains: 1 inch
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Subjects
Township #27, Range 15, West of 5th Meridian
Notes
xerox copy
Accession Number
SG7500
Call Number
C9-7.27
Collection
Archives Library
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(part of Bow River)

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24483
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Published Date
June 23, 1888
Publisher
Dominion Lands Office
Call Number
C9-7.28
Publisher
Dominion Lands Office
Published Date
June 23, 1888
Physical Description
1 map : col
Scale
40 chains: 1 inch
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Subjects
Township # 28, Range 15, West of 5th Meridian
Accession Number
SG7500
Call Number
C9-7.28
Collection
Archives Library
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Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Published Date
October 31, 1888
Publisher
Dominion Lands Office
Call Number
C9-7.31
Publisher
Dominion Lands Office
Published Date
October 31, 1888
Physical Description
1 map : black and white
Scale
40 chains: 1 inch
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Subjects
Township #31, Range 18, West of 5th Meridian
Notes
xerox copy
Accession Number
SG7500
Call Number
C9-7.31
Collection
Archives Library
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Range 1, West of Fifth Meridian

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24490
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Published Date
1887
Publisher
Dominion Lands Office
Call Number
C9-7.34
Publisher
Dominion Lands Office
Published Date
1887
Scale
1 mile: 2 inches
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Subjects
Township #34
Notes
photostatic copy from Public Archives
Accession Number
675
Call Number
C9-7.34
Collection
Archives Library
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Range 1, West of Fifth Meridian, Red Deer-Little Red Deer River Area

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24492
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Published Date
1887
Publisher
Dominion Lands Office, Ottawa
Call Number
C9-7.35
Publisher
Dominion Lands Office, Ottawa
Published Date
1887
Scale
1 mile: 2 inches
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Subjects
Township #35
Notes
photostatic copy from Public Archives
Accession Number
675
Call Number
C9-7.35
Collection
Archives Library
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[Province of British Columbia]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24538
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Published Date
1884
Author
Mohun, Edward
Call Number
C10-10.1
Author
Mohun, Edward
Published Date
1884
Scale
Scale: 1 inch - 50 miles
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Subjects
British Columbia
Notes
Compiled and drawn by Edward Moun, C.E.
Accession Number
440
Call Number
C10-10.1
Collection
Archives Library
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Topographical sheet

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24653
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Published Date
1889
Publisher
Dept. of the Interior
Call Number
C3-8.13
Publisher
Dept. of the Interior
Published Date
1889
Scale
Scale: 1:40,000
Relief: Contour interval 100 ft.
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Subjects
Banff
Notes
Photostatic copy from Public Archives
Accession Number
675
Call Number
C3-8.13
Collection
Archives Library
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(a): Topographical sheets|(b): Original map

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24654
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Published Date
1889
Publisher
Dept. of the Interior
Call Number
C3-8.14 (a)
C3-8.14 (b)
Publisher
Dept. of the Interior
Published Date
1889
Scale
Scale:1:40,000
Relief: Contour interval 100 ft.
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Subjects
Anthracite
Notes
(b): 8 dup in map room
Accession Number
675
400
3069
Call Number
C3-8.14 (a)
C3-8.14 (b)
Collection
Archives Library
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Topographical sheet

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24655
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Published Date
1889
Publisher
Dept. of the Interior
Call Number
C3-8.15
Publisher
Dept. of the Interior
Published Date
1889
Scale
Scale: 1:40,000
Relief: Contour interval 100 ft.
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Subjects
Saddle Mountain
Notes
Photostatic copy from Public Archives
Accession Number
675
Call Number
C3-8.15
Collection
Archives Library
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Topographical Sheet

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24661
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Published Date
1889
Publisher
Dept. of the Interior
Call Number
C3-8.21
Publisher
Dept. of the Interior
Published Date
1889
Scale
Scale: 1:40,000
Relief: Contour interval 100 ft.
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Subjects
Kananaskis
Notes
Photostatic copy from Public Archives
Accession Number
675
Call Number
C3-8.21
Collection
Archives Library
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Geological map of the Cascade Coal Basin

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24678
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Map
Published Date
Topo survey: 1889-90
Call Number
C7-1.1(b)
Published Date
Topo survey: 1889-90
Scale
1 mile - 1 inch
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Map
Subjects
Cascade Coal Basin
Alberta
Notes
Sheet #2. Cascade River No. 931
To illustrate Report by D.B. Dowling
Accession Number
3120 (Copy 2)
Call Number
C7-1.1(b)
Collection
Archives Library
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Geological and Nat. Historical Survey

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24681
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Map
Published Date
1886
Publisher
Burland Lithographic Co., Montreal
Call Number
C7-1.4
Publisher
Burland Lithographic Co., Montreal
Published Date
1886
Scale
2 miles to 1 inch
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Map
Subjects
Rocky Mountains
Notes
Cross section in the vicinity of the Canadian Pacific Railway
Accession Number
400
Call Number
C7-1.4
Collection
Archives Library
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