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Across the Southern States to the Blue Pacific and Vancouver

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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1925 – 1966
Medium
graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.375
Description
Side 1: Pencil drawing of car driving on a highway to the viewer’s right and into the distance. Other more roughly sketched vehicles are in oncoming lanes. A sign to the right of the road reads: ACROSS THE SOUTHERN STATES/ TO THE PACIFIC AND/ VANCOUVERIn the top left corner, the number 13 is circle…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Across the Southern States to the Blue Pacific and Vancouver
Date
1925 – 1966
Medium
graphite on paper
Dimensions
14.5 x 21.0 cm
Description
Side 1: Pencil drawing of car driving on a highway to the viewer’s right and into the distance. Other more roughly sketched vehicles are in oncoming lanes. A sign to the right of the road reads: ACROSS THE SOUTHERN STATES/ TO THE PACIFIC AND/ VANCOUVERIn the top left corner, the number 13 is circled.Side 2: Pencil drawing of a car driving through a landscape of rolling hills. Mountains are barely visible in the background. This illustration is in a rectangular box. Below this box is a rectangle that is divided into four.
Subject
car
landscape
Peter Whyte
drawing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.375
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Blind Date by John Windsor

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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1962 – 1966
Medium
graphite; ink on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.334
Description
An ink and pencil drawing of a title page where the title is arranged as such: BLIND DATE In the foreground a male figure in shorts, knee-high socks and a cap, stands contemplating the scene with his back to the viewer. He carries luggage. Troops carrying weapons march in lockstep away fro…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Blind Date by John Windsor
Date
1962 – 1966
Medium
graphite; ink on paper
Dimensions
27.3 x 21.3 cm
Description
An ink and pencil drawing of a title page where the title is arranged as such: BLIND DATE In the foreground a male figure in shorts, knee-high socks and a cap, stands contemplating the scene with his back to the viewer. He carries luggage. Troops carrying weapons march in lockstep away from the viewer, and in the direction of the title text. Above the title, a tank drives to the viewer’s right, with mountains and clouds in the background.At the bottom and foreground, text reads: BY JOHN WINDSOR. The initials P.W. appear In the bottom right corner of the drawing.This part is rendered in ink and enclosed within hand drawn frame. Handwritten below the frame in pencil is the comment:Excellent- think title “BLIND DATE” should be bigger, bolder, dressier. Add “BY” John Windsor.At the topmost part of the paper, there is a pencil sketch of a tank, and a comment: “NO” with an arrow pointing to the ink-drawn tank within the frame.
Subject
wa;, military
drawin;, Blind Date
John Windsor
Peter Whyte
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.334
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Cliff and Me in our Hup

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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1917 – 1966
Medium
graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.523
Description
A pencil drawing of the front of a car with two masked figures seated inside. They drive towards the viewer. Verso: Pencil drawing of a car’s profile, facing left. There is one figure inside
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Cliff and Me in our Hup
Date
1917 – 1966
Medium
graphite on paper
Dimensions
22.5 x 15.1 cm
Description
A pencil drawing of the front of a car with two masked figures seated inside. They drive towards the viewer. Verso: Pencil drawing of a car’s profile, facing left. There is one figure inside
Subject
Cliff Whyte
Peter Whyte
car
road trip
Hup
Hupmobile
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.523
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The Smith Brothers Limited

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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1928
Medium
graphite; ink on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.331
Description
Ink and pencil drawing of a train being investigated by nine men, in various positions, with magnifying glasses. One train car is labeled NYC 10079. A factory building, with a sign that reads CIGARETTES, towers above the train from the background. Peter Whyte’s signature, with “28” is in the botto…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
The Smith Brothers Limited
Date
1928
Medium
graphite; ink on paper
Dimensions
30.3 x 23.5 cm
Description
Ink and pencil drawing of a train being investigated by nine men, in various positions, with magnifying glasses. One train car is labeled NYC 10079. A factory building, with a sign that reads CIGARETTES, towers above the train from the background. Peter Whyte’s signature, with “28” is in the bottom right corner of the drawing. A hand drawn line frames the drawing.Intersecting with the bottom of the hand-drawn frame is the title, hand written in pencil as: THE SMITH BROTHERS LIMITED
Subject
train
industry
investigation
Peter Whyte
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.331
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1928
Medium
conté on brown paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.016
Description
A well rendered drawing of a standing male life model with hands behind head. His bent arm and elbow conceals his face, his back is to the viewer and he is lunging forward but away from the viewer with his left foot. He has a flexed right leg. He is turned 3/4 away from viewer.There are various …
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1928
Medium
conté on brown paper
Dimensions
65.5 x 49.5 cm
Description
A well rendered drawing of a standing male life model with hands behind head. His bent arm and elbow conceals his face, his back is to the viewer and he is lunging forward but away from the viewer with his left foot. He has a flexed right leg. He is turned 3/4 away from viewer.There are various scribble and doodles around edges.
Subject
figure
male
Peter Whyte
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.016
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1921
Medium
on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.356 a,b
Description
Handmade greetings card with envelope addressed to Catharine Robb in Concord Massachusetts. Paper card has rough edges. Card is one-sided with a hand-coloured graphite drawing of a beachside landscape. The drawing contains a yellow hut surrounded by green palm trees and lavender mountains in the ba…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1921
Medium
on paper
Dimensions
15.3 x 10.0 cm
Description
Handmade greetings card with envelope addressed to Catharine Robb in Concord Massachusetts. Paper card has rough edges. Card is one-sided with a hand-coloured graphite drawing of a beachside landscape. The drawing contains a yellow hut surrounded by green palm trees and lavender mountains in the background.On the top of the card, a handwritten inscription reads:Happy New Year, CatharineAt the bottom left of the card, HAWAIIAN ISLANDS is writtenSigned at the bottom right:: Peter DECEMBER 21 (below the name)Envelope addressed to:Miss Catharine RobbConcordMassachusetts M.S.A.
Subject
landscape
beach
hut
trees, palm
Peter Whyte
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.356 a,b
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1929
Medium
graphite; ink on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.329
Description
A pencil and ink drawing of two men on a frozen lake. One man has fallen through broken ice and is only visible from the chest-up. The other man, wearing a hat and coat, assists the fallen man by pulling him up with a stick. Quickly-sketched trees line the background. There is a sign with illegibl…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1929
Medium
graphite; ink on paper
Dimensions
26.0 x 23.5 cm
Description
A pencil and ink drawing of two men on a frozen lake. One man has fallen through broken ice and is only visible from the chest-up. The other man, wearing a hat and coat, assists the fallen man by pulling him up with a stick. Quickly-sketched trees line the background. There is a sign with illegible writing on it posted to the right of the fallen man. In the bottom left corner of the drawing, “Peter Whyte -29” is visible. A hand-drawn pencil line frames the scene.Below this drawing, dialogue reads:WELL HOW DID YOU COME TO FALL IN?FOOL, I DIDN’T COME TO FALL IN, I CAME TO SKATE!!
Subject
comic
winter
skating
Peter Whyte
drawing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.329
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1928
Medium
graphite; ink on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.330
Description
A drawing in ink and pencil of a heavy set, bearded man constraining his belly with a belt attached to a hand-cranked contraption. He leans towards a smiling woman. The woman holds a bundle of cloth. Dolls sit on display behind her. Wearing spectacles, a full-length dress, and hair in a bun, this w…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1928
Medium
graphite; ink on paper
Dimensions
24.0 x 26.0 cm
Description
A drawing in ink and pencil of a heavy set, bearded man constraining his belly with a belt attached to a hand-cranked contraption. He leans towards a smiling woman. The woman holds a bundle of cloth. Dolls sit on display behind her. Wearing spectacles, a full-length dress, and hair in a bun, this woman appears to be the man’s mother. Signed at the bottom right of the drawing: “Peter Whyte 28”Below the drawing, text explains that the man is attempting to reduce the size of his belly.“THESE MODERN CHIMNEYS ARE SO SMALL MA, THAT I HAVE TO DO IT”-----A hand-drawn pencil line frames the drawing and text.
Subject
chimneys
humour
Peter Whyte
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.330
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1921 – 1966
Medium
graphite; ink on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.332
Description
An ink and pencil drawing of a car driving, from viewer’s left to right, on a landscape. There are three figures inside the vehicle. The landscape is characterized by rolling, empty hills, with a wooden railing to the right of the car. An ink line frames the drawing.
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
untitled
Date
1921 – 1966
Medium
graphite; ink on paper
Dimensions
27.5 x 21.5 cm
Description
An ink and pencil drawing of a car driving, from viewer’s left to right, on a landscape. There are three figures inside the vehicle. The landscape is characterized by rolling, empty hills, with a wooden railing to the right of the car. An ink line frames the drawing.
Subject
travel
cars
roads
drawing
Peter Whyte
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.332
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1921 – 1966
Medium
graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.335
Description
Pencil drawing of a man at his typewriter. His back is to the viewer. The typewriter sits on a desk with books. The number 14, circled, is in the top-right corner of the paper.
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1921 – 1966
Medium
graphite on paper
Dimensions
27.5 x 21.6 cm
Description
Pencil drawing of a man at his typewriter. His back is to the viewer. The typewriter sits on a desk with books. The number 14, circled, is in the top-right corner of the paper.
Subject
typewriter
writing
drawing
Peter Whyte
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.335
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