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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
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The Six Minute Men Stage a Light Workout

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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1928
Medium
ink on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.857
Description
A group of men are out skating and playing hockey. One has fallen over and two of them appear to be falling or about to fall. Behind the figure in the foreground (the one in the air) there are two players that are skating and not having difficult. In the background there is a person standing in the…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
The Six Minute Men Stage a Light Workout
Date
1928
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
21.3 x 27.6 cm
Description
A group of men are out skating and playing hockey. One has fallen over and two of them appear to be falling or about to fall. Behind the figure in the foreground (the one in the air) there are two players that are skating and not having difficult. In the background there is a person standing in the goal minding it. Near the TLC it says “THE SIX MINUTE MEN STAGE A LIGHT WORKOUT -----------”, in the BRC it says “Peter Whyte - 28 -”, and “Drawn specially for Russ.”verso: in the TLC it says “[’Russ’ - Russell Robb II CRW’s brother Jon Whyte to 27.2.75”
Subject
winter
sports
ice
snow
hockey
skates
ice skating
puck
hockey sticks
people
men
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.857
Images
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1925 – 1966
Medium
graphite; coloured graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.826
Description
A skier has found himself on a tower of snow above the other skiers. He is looking down at it the tower, with another skier to his right looking up at him. The gentleman on the hill is wearing blue pants, a white coat, a white scarf with orange details, and a blue hat. The second skier is wearing b…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1925 – 1966
Medium
graphite; coloured graphite on paper
Dimensions
28.5 x 22.8 cm
Description
A skier has found himself on a tower of snow above the other skiers. He is looking down at it the tower, with another skier to his right looking up at him. The gentleman on the hill is wearing blue pants, a white coat, a white scarf with orange details, and a blue hat. The second skier is wearing blue pants, blue hat, and a yellow coat. In the background there are the ski tracks, and pole marks in the snow that lead back to two other skiers. Off to the right in the background there is a hill coloured in blue to suggest there is some distance. In the BLC written in blue pencil and appears to be erased “(Wrong Wax!!!)”
Subject
skiing, skis
winter
snow
poles
scarf
hat
coat
pants
men
man
people
tracks
hill
mound
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.826
Images
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1925 – 1966
Medium
graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.853
Description
On the top half of the paper there is a sketch of a person skiing down hill, there is a tree poking out behind the hill just in front of them. Next to this image there is another drawing of a person on skis. They appear to be getting themselves strapped in. On the bottom half of the paper there is …
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1925 – 1966
Medium
graphite on paper
Dimensions
27.0 x 19.0 cm
Description
On the top half of the paper there is a sketch of a person skiing down hill, there is a tree poking out behind the hill just in front of them. Next to this image there is another drawing of a person on skis. They appear to be getting themselves strapped in. On the bottom half of the paper there is a drawing of a man that has fallen down. His skis are stuck in the snow and pointing in the air, and his poles are lifted up off the ground and pointing away from his body. The last drawing is a man standing with his poles and is near the BLC.
Subject
skis
skiing
poles
winter
snow
sports
people
men
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.853
Images
Less detail
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