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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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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1930 – 1960
Medium
ink on transparency paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.786 a-c
Description
a: top part of drawing is filled in with black ink outlining the image of six animals. Four of them are holding poles, and there are spots of black near what is the feet of the rabbit. b: ink used to fill in the shapes of the animals in the background, and then two snowshoes and poles can be seen i…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1930 – 1960
Medium
ink on transparency paper
Dimensions
12.9 x 16.4 cm
Description
a: top part of drawing is filled in with black ink outlining the image of six animals. Four of them are holding poles, and there are spots of black near what is the feet of the rabbit. b: ink used to fill in the shapes of the animals in the background, and then two snowshoes and poles can be seen in the middle of the image. c: In the middle there is a strange blob (looks like a hat and jacket) that has been filled in with ink. On either side of the shape there is sets of skis and another strange shape (that looks like a scarf) above the skis to the fair right. On all three pieces there is are crosses make out of a black ink or printed on the paper to suggest boxes that the drawings would fit into.
Subject
Christmas card
skis
poles
rabbit
toque
scarf
moose
deer
bear
snowshoes
snow
jacket
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.786 a-c
Images
Less detail
Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1930 – 1960
Medium
graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.796
Description
A loosely drawn sketch of a group of animals going downhill on a sled. The squirrel is driving the sled with a wheel, the moose has a scarf on that is blowing in the wind, and there is a cloud of snow behind them.
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1930 – 1960
Medium
graphite on paper
Dimensions
17.8 x 24.5 cm
Description
A loosely drawn sketch of a group of animals going downhill on a sled. The squirrel is driving the sled with a wheel, the moose has a scarf on that is blowing in the wind, and there is a cloud of snow behind them.
Subject
sled
wheel
steering
squirrel
moose
scarf
deer
rabbit
hill
snow
Christmas card
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.796
Images
Less detail
Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1925 – 1930
Medium
graphite; coloured graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.801
Description
Pete’s “Grandmother” is out skiing and as she goes up over a hill her left pole breaks underneath her. There are two people in the background skiing as well, and are standing by a group of trees
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1925 – 1930
Medium
graphite; coloured graphite on paper
Dimensions
22.9 x 30.3 cm
Description
Pete’s “Grandmother” is out skiing and as she goes up over a hill her left pole breaks underneath her. There are two people in the background skiing as well, and are standing by a group of trees
Subject
trees
snow
grandmother
gloves
scarf
people
skiing
poles
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.801
Images
Less detail
Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1930 – 1940
Medium
graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.806
Description
In the drawing on the top half of the paper there are four figures in a line moving across a landscape with a mountain range infront of them. The drawing in the lower half is broken into three boxes, the first has what looks like Pete’s grandmother going up over a hill with her skis in the air and …
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1930 – 1940
Medium
graphite on paper
Dimensions
21.3 x 26.4 cm
Description
In the drawing on the top half of the paper there are four figures in a line moving across a landscape with a mountain range infront of them. The drawing in the lower half is broken into three boxes, the first has what looks like Pete’s grandmother going up over a hill with her skis in the air and her poles supporting her, while in the second drawing there is a skier going down a hill, with another at the top behind them, and in the background there is a mountain, and in the the final drawing it is a male figure (potentially Peter) on a set of skis holding poles with Pete’s grandma standing beside him on her own skis with poles looking up at him.
Subject
ski
skiing
jump
poles
scarf
grandma
man
woman
snow
winter
mountains
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.806
Images
Less detail
Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1930 – 1966
Medium
graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.807
Description
A robust Scottish man is skiing through a mountain pass area towards Skoki, indicated by a sign pointing in the same direction that he is travelling. The man is dressed up in a kilt and a Balmoral hat; and he has medals on his shirt. In the background there are lines suggesting the path that he too…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1930 – 1966
Medium
graphite on paper
Dimensions
27.7 x 21.5 cm
Description
A robust Scottish man is skiing through a mountain pass area towards Skoki, indicated by a sign pointing in the same direction that he is travelling. The man is dressed up in a kilt and a Balmoral hat; and he has medals on his shirt. In the background there are lines suggesting the path that he took and there is people in the background coming up over a ridge.
Subject
Skoki
mountains
snow
winter
mountain pass
skiing
skis
poles
man
Scottish
scarf
kilt
Balmoral hat
medals
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.807
Images
Less detail
Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1925 – 1966
Medium
graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.821
Description
Grandma appears to be going over a ridge when her skis go up in the air and she is supporting herself on her poles. Her left pole breaks underneath her and you can see a look of fear on her face. She is wearing pants, a jacket, hat and a scarf. In the distance you can see three people skiing away f…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Untitled
Date
1925 – 1966
Medium
graphite on paper
Dimensions
21.7 x 27.5 cm
Description
Grandma appears to be going over a ridge when her skis go up in the air and she is supporting herself on her poles. Her left pole breaks underneath her and you can see a look of fear on her face. She is wearing pants, a jacket, hat and a scarf. In the distance you can see three people skiing away from her - one resembles how Peter would draw himself.
Subject
skiing
winter
snow
skis
poles
people
woman
scarf
jacket
hat
pants
mountain
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.821
Images
Less detail
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
Less detail

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