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Brewster Transport Co. Canadian National Parks

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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1925 – 1966
Medium
graphite; ink on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.882
Description
Multiple sketches throughout paper: 1) Boxed off drawing of a mountain, with clouds above it and trees framing the edges, 2) A cabin surrounded by snow, with smoke coming out of the chimney, and there are some trees on either side of the cabin, 3) A lighthouse/fort like structure on the edge of a r…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Brewster Transport Co. Canadian National Parks
Date
1925 – 1966
Medium
graphite; ink on paper
Dimensions
46.0 x 30.8 cm
Description
Multiple sketches throughout paper: 1) Boxed off drawing of a mountain, with clouds above it and trees framing the edges, 2) A cabin surrounded by snow, with smoke coming out of the chimney, and there are some trees on either side of the cabin, 3) A lighthouse/fort like structure on the edge of a rocky cliff that has ocean waves beating up against the rocks, 4) A small cabin at the bottom of a mountain surrounded by snow, there are trees in the background and smoke coming out of the chimney, 5) In an almond shaped outline there is a profile cartoon sketch of a man with a large nose, wearing glasses, and he has a mustache, 6) A sketch of three trees, 7) Profile cartoon sketch of a man in a dress shirt and tie that is wearing a hat, 8) A mountain that is framed by trees and has a single cloud up above the peak, 9) Full body sketch of a man in profile cartoon style, and he is wearing a suit, 10) Cartoon sketch of a man’s head in profile, he appears to be wearing a scarf, 11) A cactus in the middle of a desert, 12) A sketch of a field that has trees off in the background, and is lined with a fence made from rope and two linear objects put together in an ‘x’ shape. In between 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, and 11 it says “BREWSTER TRANSPORT Co. Canadian National Parks.”
Subject
mountains
Rocky Mountains
trees
snow
winter
home
house
cabin
smoke
fire
chimney
ocean
water
waves
light house
fort
people
men
glasses
mustache
facial hair
hat
tie
suit
scarf
cactus
desert
fence
rope
field
clothing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.882
Images
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