Art material [graphic material]

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Series
    Date:
    [1930-ca. 1990].
    Reference:
    R5336-2-X-E
    Type of material:
    Art
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    188256
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  • Series includes:
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    Date(s):
    [1930-ca. 1990].
    Place of creation:
    Canada
    Extent:
    169 drawings : pen and ink, pencil, felt pen, charcoal, watercolour.
    149 print : woodcut, seriagraph, wood engraving.
    19 watercolours : pen and ink.
    147 pages of graphic material : folios.
    17 drawings.
    Language of material:
    English
    Scope and content:
    Series consists of drawings: illustrations for Sasha Bobak's diary entitled Group!, pages of The Daily Chore Girl, Galiano's Dish Rag, and drawings entitled The Old Testament for Intellectuals all by Molly Lamb Bobak; drawings by Bruno Bobak documenting activities undertaken by the Canadian Army during the Second World War in Canada and abroad. Series consists of prints of original and reproduction cards received by Molly Lamb Bobak by such artists as Alistair Bell, Herbert Seibner, Katie Everett and Don Andrus, Gordon Smith, Mary Pratt, Goodridge Roberts, and Ghitta Caiserman; invitations, Christmas, Valentine's Day, and birthday cards created by Bruno Bobak and Molly Lamb Bobak; wood engravings of miscellaneous subjects by Bruno Bobak; posters relating to Bruno Bobak's artistic career. Series consists of watercolours by Molly Bruno Bobak, Campbell Tinning, and Will Ogilvie document activities of the Canadian Armed Forces overseas during the Second World War; watercolours by Bruno Bobak document a Canadian Forces' truck depot in England, 1944, a mine filled bay at Torquay, England, 1945, military activities and subjects in Canada and abroad, 1943-1946. Series also includes 147 folios (illustrated manuscripts), an illustrated war diary kept by Molly Lamb Bobak and interleaved with single sketches which document her experiences in the Canadian Women's Army Corps from the day she enlisted to when she was stationed overseas as an official Canadian war artist, November 1942 to September 1945. Series also includes 16 drawings by Bruno Bobak and one drawing by Dunnett.
    Source:
    Private
    Related control no.:
    118-080072-9
    119-020148-8
    1990-255 DAP
    1992-450 DAP
    2005-00734-X
    440-89
    92-132
    Other accession no.:
    1990-255 DAP
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