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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1916 – 1916
Medium
graphite; pastel; on paper;
Catalogue Number
WyP.09.12
Description
Manufactured sketchbook for pastels made up of coloured papers interleaved with tissue paper. The front cover reads “REEVES’ GREYHOUND PASTEL BOOK, Pete White [written cursive in black ink], No. 4” with the manufacturer details at the bottom and a decorative border around the it all. Details about …
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1916 – 1916
Medium
graphite; pastel; on paper;
Dimensions
27.1 x 18.3 cm
Description
Manufactured sketchbook for pastels made up of coloured papers interleaved with tissue paper. The front cover reads “REEVES’ GREYHOUND PASTEL BOOK, Pete White [written cursive in black ink], No. 4” with the manufacturer details at the bottom and a decorative border around the it all. Details about Reeves’ products is printed on the back. Contents include buckets, flowers in various containers, flowers on their own, fruit, landscapes, Japanese lanterns & umbrellas, flags, and birds. Most drawings are dated.
Subject
drawing
animals
Japan
children
Peter Whyte;
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.09.12
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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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Date
1925
Material
metal; skin; glass
Catalogue Number
104.41.0008 a-l
Description
Bell and Howell movie camera with lenses and case. (a) 13.6x20.5x11.0, heavy metal body, circular shapes for reels and motor. Large, folding wing nut centre of middle circular form. Other side has 2 smaller wing nuts which turn 90 degrees to open back. View finder cylinder full length of camera…
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Title
Movie Camera
Date
1925
Material
metal; skin; glass
Description
Bell and Howell movie camera with lenses and case. (a) 13.6x20.5x11.0, heavy metal body, circular shapes for reels and motor. Large, folding wing nut centre of middle circular form. Other side has 2 smaller wing nuts which turn 90 degrees to open back. View finder cylinder full length of camera. Face has screw on lens opening, manufacturer's plate and film speed adjuster, tripod hole. 2 lenses, 3 filters, 1 rubber cover, 2 extra view finder covers. Small book of instructions. (b) 25.7x20.0x14.9 dark brown leather covered case, leather handle centre top. Brass closure "Sesame" lock, 3 dials, leather carrying strap. 2 leather skeepers on each side. "Peter Whyte" embossed in gold centre top. Below "Boston" embossed in red. Inside of case shaped and lined with light green velvet.The camera box has a combination lock dial of the front. The code is 000DO NOT MOVE THE DIAL. A locksmith had to open it for us May 2017
Subject
hobbies
photography
Peter Whyte
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.41.0008 a-l
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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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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 – 1928
Medium
ink; graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.09.06
Description
A sketchbook with a black spine and pressed paper cover in black and white. There is a white rectangle label with “SKETCHES BANFF 1928” written in black ink. It contains several colour sketches that have been cut out of a different sketchbook and pasted in to this one. The last two sketches have no…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
SKETCHES BANFF 1928
Date
1928 – 1928
Medium
ink; graphite on paper
Dimensions
25.8 x 20.2 cm
Description
A sketchbook with a black spine and pressed paper cover in black and white. There is a white rectangle label with “SKETCHES BANFF 1928” written in black ink. It contains several colour sketches that have been cut out of a different sketchbook and pasted in to this one. The last two sketches have not been attached. Subjects are figure studies of Mounties, cowboys, climbers, Indigenous Peoples, soldiers, Asian people, and skiers.
Subject
sketching
drawing
figure studies
Peter Whyte
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.09.06
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1928 – 1928
Medium
ink; graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.09.07
Description
A sketchbook with possible pressed paper cover wrapped in green fabric. Has “Sketches” printed in dark red cursive on the front cover and a 5 cm long fabric loop attached to the bottom edge of the back cover, most likely to hold a pencil. It contains several black and white ink sketches of Mounties…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1928 – 1928
Medium
ink; graphite on paper
Dimensions
23.6 x 28.5 cm
Description
A sketchbook with possible pressed paper cover wrapped in green fabric. Has “Sketches” printed in dark red cursive on the front cover and a 5 cm long fabric loop attached to the bottom edge of the back cover, most likely to hold a pencil. It contains several black and white ink sketches of Mounties and rodeo cowboys mostly on horseback, as well as one bull rider, Indigenous Peoples, and rough sketches done in graphite.
Subject
sketches
figure studies
Mounties
rodeo
Indigenous Peoples
horses
Peter Whyte
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.09.07
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1928 – 1928
Medium
graphite; ink; on paper;
Catalogue Number
WyP.09.15
Description
Sketchbook wrapped in brown paper secured to the inside of the covers [most likely done by Peter as the original cover can be seen through tears in the paper] with “SKETCHES, Peter Whyte, BANFF ALBERTA CANADA” written in black ink on the front cover. Contents include sketches mostly of people [incl…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Sketches
Date
1928 – 1928
Medium
graphite; ink; on paper;
Dimensions
26.1 x 20.1 cm
Description
Sketchbook wrapped in brown paper secured to the inside of the covers [most likely done by Peter as the original cover can be seen through tears in the paper] with “SKETCHES, Peter Whyte, BANFF ALBERTA CANADA” written in black ink on the front cover. Contents include sketches mostly of people [including children, Mounties, women, golfers, climbers, cowboys, and Indigenous People], caricatures, horses, and portraits.
Subject
drawing
sketching
portrait
caricature
horses
women
children
automobiles
Indigenous Peoples
Peter Whyte
Catharine Robb Whyte;
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.09.15
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Untitled [Peter Whyte]

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Artist
Terence P. Bresnahan (1907 – 1972, American)
Date
1928
Medium
graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
BrT.03.01
Description
A portrait of Peter looking to the left. Peters collar is suggested with a few lines.
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Artist
Terence P. Bresnahan (1907 – 1972, American)
Title
Untitled [Peter Whyte]
Date
1928
Medium
graphite on paper
Dimensions
32.5 x 22.3 cm
Description
A portrait of Peter looking to the left. Peters collar is suggested with a few lines.
Subject
portrait
male
Peter Whyte
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
BrT.03.01
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Jim White's House at Nash's Creek

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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1928
Medium
oil on canvas
Catalogue Number
WyP.01.148
Description
Colour: green, blue. Central image is a building with an addition on the back and two chimneys. There is grass in front. Trees behind to the left and one to the right in the distance. Pale blue sky is above.
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Jim White's House at Nash's Creek
Date
1928
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
27 x 21.9 cm
Description
Colour: green, blue. Central image is a building with an addition on the back and two chimneys. There is grass in front. Trees behind to the left and one to the right in the distance. Pale blue sky is above.
Subject
building, house
Peter Whyte
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.01.148
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