Peter Winkworth Collection of Canadiana [graphic material, textual material, cartographic material]
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Peter Winkworth Collection of Canadiana [graphic material, textual material, cartographic material]Niveau hiérarchique :AcquisitionDate :ca. 1650-1940.Référence :R9266, 2008-00292-6No du BAN :2008-00292-6Genre de documents :Art, Cartes et documents cartographiques, Documents photographiques, Documents textuelsTrouvé dans :Archives / Collections et fondsNo d’identification :3809355
Notice descriptive – DétailsDate(s) :ca. 1650-1940.Lieu de création :CanadaÉtendue :13 paintings: oil on canvas or board; varying dimensions.
42 watercolours: watercolour, watercolour and pen and ink, watercolour over pencil; varying dimensions.
4 watercolour albums: 114 watercolours and 6 drawings, as well as newspaper clippings and other ephemera; varying dimensions.
2 drawings: pen and ink; varying dimensions.
2 sketchbooks: 55 folios of watercolours; 48 folios of watercolours and pen and ink drawings; varying dimensions.
2 albums of photographs: 49 albumen and collodion photographs; varying dimensions.
20 portfolios of prints: ca. 525 lithographs, engravings, and wood engravings; varying dimensions.
ca. 210 prints: lithographs, etchings, engravings, wood engravings, serigraphs; varying dimensions.
94 maps: lithographs, engravings; varying dimensions.
3 portfolios of maps: text and lithographed maps; varying dimensions.
1 textual document: manuscript letter.
22 publications: letterpress; various dimensions.
10 artifacts: copperplates; various dimensions.Langue du document :aucun langagePortée et contenu :This is an accrual to the Winkworth Collection, and consists of the bulk of the material which was not purchased in the initial acquisition made in 2002. This accrual consists of 13 oil paintings, including works by Clarence Gagnon and Frederick S. Coburn, and portraits by Roy-Audy and others; 26 watercolours and 2 drawings, including works by Clarence Gagnon, James Peachey, Peter Rindisbacher, George Heriot, Thomas Davies, Robert Bouchette, George Fisher, William Armstrong, and others, dating from the late 1760s to the 1920s, documenting most regions of Canada, but with a strength in views of Quebec; 6 watercolour albums or skecthbooks containing 260 watercolours and drawings; among these are albums by James Duncan (31 watercolours of Montreal and vicinity, dated ca. 1850); Maria Morris (27 watercolours of Canadian wildflowers dated ca. 1837); Fulford family (38 watercolours and drawings, as well as clippings, and other material, the Eastern Townships and Montreal, ca. 1850-1860); and William Rennie (24 watercolours of Newfoundland, dated 1882); as well as sketchbooks by George Heriot (55 folios of watercolours of Europe and Great Britain, ca. 1815-1820), and James Fox Bland (48 folios of views of Nova Scotia and the Crimea, ca. 1853-1856); more than 150 prints, including several rare views including Quebec City ca. 1750, but including works from the 17th to the 20th centuries, and by a diversity of artists, including George Heriot, William Eagar, Henry B. Laurence, Robert Wickenden, Herbert Raine, Robert Pilot, and others; 19 print albums or portfolios containing ca. 500 individual prints, including prints after John Richard Coke Smyth, Henry James Warre, Henry Buckton Laurence, Richard Short, Hervey Smyth, Thomas Davies, Cornelius Krieghoff, Robert Dudley, and other artists; 2 individual maps and several map publications, including a Thomas Wright multiple sheet map of the St. Lawrence River of 1807, a 19th century map of Newfoundland, as well as the 1872-1874 Boundary Commission maps report, a report on St. Lawrence shipping, and an 1881 county atlas by Belden Brothers; 2 albums of 19th century photographs by Alexander Henderson and William Notman and other photographers, totalling 49 photographs; a volume of Oxford prints published by Ackermann after Thomas Shotter Boys; 15 watercolours and 23 prints of Bermuda and the Bahamas; 92 maps and 35 prints as well as 1 watercolour relating to Sardinia and Italy; 1 mss. letter from William Pitt to Hervey Smyth concerning General Wolfe; and 22 assorted 19th century tourist guides and city brochures, including Niagara Falls, Toronto, Kingston, the St. Lawrence, Montreal, Eastern Townships, and Quebec. There are also sheets of images from the Canadian Illustrated News, the Illustrated London News, the Graphic, and other illustrated periodicals.Provenance :Nom(s) additionnel(s) :
Instrument de recherche :Information additionnelle :Historique de la conservation :Material was acquired by Peter Winkworth from a wide variety of individuals, dealers, auction houses, and other sources in Canada, the USA, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, the Bahamas, and possibly elsewhere.
- Artiste : Peachey, James, fl. 1773-1797
- Artiste : Duncan, James D., 1806-1881
- Artiste : Rindisbacher, Peter, 1806-1834
- Artiste : Warre, Henry James, Sir, 1819-1898
- Artiste : Heriot, George, 1759-1839
- Artiste : Laurence, Henry Buckton, 1842-1886
- Artiste : Bland, James Fox
- Artiste : Rennie, William F
- Artiste : Morris, Maria, 1813-1875
- Photographe : Notman, William, 1826-1891
- Photographe : Henderson, Alexander, 1831-1913
Following Mr. Winkworth's death in August 2005, this material was inherited by his wife Franca who sold it to LAC through the offices of Sothebys Ltd.Groupes de documents reliés :The National Gallery of Canada participated in this acquisition, by purchasing the following items: an album of 61 watercolours by James Pattison Cockburn of Niagara Falls, the Falls at Bytown, and other falls in the vicinity of Quebec, done for Lady Dalhousie, 1828-1829; an album of 97 watercolours by John Roebuck and John Woolford of Lord Dalhousie's tour of Upper Canada, ca. 1820-1821 (both these albums were in the Dalhousie exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada in spring 2008); as well as 2 watercolours by Peter Rindisbacher, 2 watercolours by James Peachey, and 1 watercolour by George Heriot.
The Canadian Museum of Civilization participated in this acquisition by agreeing to purchase the following: 28 artifacts, including the original model for the Wolfe-Montcalm monument in Quebec City; and a variety of napkin rings, snuff boxes, a chronometer, and native artifacts, including miniature snowshoes and clothing; and 8 scrimshaw or carved cow's horns or whale's teeth, including two inscribed with maps of Canada in the 18th century.Vedette-matière :Source :Privé
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