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Corporal Windsor 1941

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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1962 – 1966
Medium
graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.354
Description
Pencil drawing on paper of a soldier’s head. One is more complete, with pillbox hat, decorative collar, and the beginnings of facial features. The other is more lightly drawn and detached from the collar. Underneath these drawings are the words: Corporal Windsor 1941.all of this appears in the uppe…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Corporal Windsor 1941
Date
1962 – 1966
Medium
graphite on paper
Dimensions
21.4 x 27.5 cm
Description
Pencil drawing on paper of a soldier’s head. One is more complete, with pillbox hat, decorative collar, and the beginnings of facial features. The other is more lightly drawn and detached from the collar. Underneath these drawings are the words: Corporal Windsor 1941.all of this appears in the upper left corner. The paper is embossed with the words HOWARD SMITH VICTORY WAR BONDS CANADA.
Subject
Blind Date
soldier
John Windsor
Peter Whyte;
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.354
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