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Porter, Dana : reproductions of paintings.

File consists of six high quality colour photocopies of original paintings by Dana Porter. The paintings are typically Northern Ontario landscapes and were stylistically inspired by the Group of Seven. Porter's maternal uncle was Group of Seven painter Lawren Harris.

Porter, Dana Harris

Prints : portraits and scenes.

Ten prints including:

One portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

Two memorial portraits of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901.

One portrait of the [George] Washington family.

One portrait of Baden-Powell of Gilwell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, Baron, 1857-1941. This print is mounted on the lid of a box and decorated with gilt paper trim.

Side-by-side portraits of George V, King of Great Britain, 1865-1936 and Mary, Queen, consort of George V, King of Great Britain, 1867-1953.

Side-by-side portraits of Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910 and Alexandra, Queen, consort of Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1844-1925.

One illustration of the G?ltzsch Viaduct, a railway bridge in Germany.

One illustration of a landscape in Switzerland.

One illustration of cupid and another figure warming their hands by a fire.

Schantz Russell Family

Prints collection.

  • Fonds
  • 1564-1963

Collection of print works from the 16th to 20th centuries covering a variety of formats and topics.

Proofs from the Aldine Bible.

File consists of seven proofs of the prints created by Eric Gill for the Aldine Bible. Note that there is one blank page, but it is unclear if it is intentionally blank or if a print has been removed.

Gill, Eric

Puck juggling (Physick 857).

File consists of one print of Puck Juggling. Numbered 5/20 and signed by Gill. Originally from half title for The New Temple Shakespeare.

Gill, Eric

Salvator noster hodie natus est: gaudeamus.

File consists of three small card folded horizontally featuring a woodcut illustrion of a fish and a religious verse. Lettering reads "Salvator noster hodie natus est: gaudeamus. Neque enim fas est locum esse tristitiae, ubi natalis est vitae. Nemo ab hujus alacritatis participatione secernitur: una cunctis laetitiae communis est ratio. Ersultet (sic) sanctus, quia appropinquat ad palmam; gaudeat paccator, quia invitatur ad beniam."

Translation: This day our Saviour was born: let us rejoice. For it is impossible to be sad to, where is the birthday of life. No one from participating in our category, all a joy to both systems. Rejoice, O thou holy, because it approaches nearer to the palm;'s joy is a sinner, for he is invited to pardon.

Gill, Eric

Seen in utopia.

File consists of one watercolour painting by Gill, titled Seen in Utopia. The work is very different from his usual style. Signed and dated.

Gill, Eric

Sketch of Leonard M. Davis.

File consists of a sketch (self-portrait) of artist Leonard M. Davis presented to Catherine Taylor in appreciation for her services in the US and overseas.

Taylor, Catherine

Sketchbook, 196- : misc. trees.

One sketchbook, ten pages. Includes landscape sketches of Preston Springs, studies of trees and figures, and sketches of a cottage.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1961 : [untitled].

One sketchbook, ten pages. Includes landscape sketches of Egol (Isle of Skye), other landscape sketches, and a transcript of a tombstone.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1967 : London, Lugano.

One sketchbook (9 pages). Includes landscapes and cityscapes of London and Lugano: Hyde Park, the Marble Arch, Great Cumberland Crescent, an outdoor scene in Lugano, still life studies, flowers, and figures.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1967 : Skye, Scotland.

One sketchbook (17 pages). Includes landscape sketches of the Western Isles, Broadford, Isle of Skye, Loch Lomond, the Highland Ferry, and Iona, as well as sketches of flowers, ships, boats, birds, and cars.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1968 : Cape Cod.

One sketchbook (21 pages). Includes ms. notes, landscape sketches of Provincetown and Wellfleet, sketches of harbours and boats, figures, cityscapes, still life studies, geometric designs, and painting plans.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1968 : Wellfleet.

One sketchbook (17 pages). Includes sketches of landscapes, cityscapes, marinas, flowers, boats, geometric studies, birds, and still life studies.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1971 : miscellaneous scribbles.

One sketchbook (16 pages). Includes ms. notes, still life studies, sketches of boats, painting plans, landscape sketches, geometric designs, equations, a watercolour sketch of boats, and a sketch of the Courthouse Theatre in Niagara on the Lake.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1973 : Cape Cod.

One sketchbook (45 pages). Includes ms. notes, landscapes, plans for paintings, harbours and boats, geometric designs, cars, figures, interior scenes, studies in perspective, and still life studies.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1973 : Maine, Cape Cod.

One sketchbook (25 pages). Includes ms. notes, equations, sketches of boats and harbours, seascapes, landscapes, plans for paintings, still life studies, figures, and landscapes in watercolour.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1975 : Scotland, studio, Cape Cod.

One sketchbook (17 pages). Includes ms. notes, landscape and cityscape sketches of Eaglesham, Dunure, Perthshire, Dunlop, and Prestwick, figures, still life studies, painting plans, calculations and equations.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1976-1977 : [untitled].

One sketchbook (39 pages). Includes ms. notes, landscape sketches of Wellfleet, Cape Cod, painting plans, sketches of boats and harbours, calculations, and geometric designs.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1977 : Cape Cod.

One sketchbook (7 pages). Includes sketches of boats and harbours, still life studies, cars, figures, and painting plans.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1978 : Alaska, armchair.

One sketchbook (58 pages). Includes ms. notes, seascape sketches, boats and harbours, landscapes, sketches of mountains, a watercolour sketch, and geometric designs.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1982-1983 : Cape Cod, arm chair.

One sketchbook (55 pages). Includes ms. notes, sketches of landscapes, notes and calculations relating to perspective, sketches of boats, harbours, plans for paintings, plans for linocut prints, and geometric designs.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1985 : September, 1985.

One sketchbook (61 pages). Includes ms. notes, a time-line relating to an automobile accident and phone conversations with the CAA, sketches of Cape Cod landscapes, ships, boats, harbours, birds, geometric shapes, figures, perspective calculations, and lists of watercolour paint names.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, 1985-1986 : Nov. 1985-Aug. 1986.

One sketchbook (65 pages). Includes ms. notes, geometric designs and sketches (some with coloured pen), Christmas card designs with a watercolour sketch version, landscape sketches, and perspective calculations.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, August-October, 1985 : front cover removed.

One sketchbook (89 pages). Includes sketches and ms. notes regarding landscape in Orleans and Cape Cod, ms. notes and sketches regarding Kandinsky, a "list of stuff to paint/sketch", landscape sketches, design sketches, sketches of cars and other objects, and notes relating to an automobile accident.

Odd, Herbert

Sketchbook, September-October, 1983 : Cape Cod.

Contents: contains 1 sketchbook (19 pages). Includes ms. notes, painting plans, landscape sketches of Scotish locations (Flowerdale, Ross Shire, Kimloch, Iona), one set of landscape sketches of Wellfleet, Cape Cod, geometric designs, and calculations.

Odd, Herbert

Sketches.

One folder of loose pencil and pen and ink sketches by David Hill.

Hill, David

Sketches.

One folder of loose pen and ink sketches by David Hill. Includes two clippings dated 1952.

Hill, David

St. John (Physick 865).

File consists of one print of St. John. Numbered 11/20 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for The Passion of our Lord printed by Hague and Gill.

Gill, Eric

St. Luke (Physick 864).

File consists of one print of St. Luke. Numbered 14/20 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for The Passion of our Lord printed by Hague and Gill.

Gill, Eric

St. Matthew (Physick 862).

File consists of one print of St. Matthew. Numbered 14/20 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for The Passion of our Lord printed by Hague and Gill.

Gill, Eric

The Skaters (Physick 368).

File consists of one print of The Skaters showing two naked skaters based on a photograph from the London Daily Mail. Labled "specimin plate."

Gill, Eric

The club on Bay Street. Frank, no. 112, April 2, 1992: 22.

File contains the April 2, 1992 issue of the magazine "Frank". There is a comic created by John Herbert published in the magazine on page 22. Includes author's note on the envelope: "Box C - C6: FRANK Magazine: A comic strip by J.H. aka 'Nemesis', page 22 - 'The Club on Bay Street'. Note: John Herbert used the nom de plume 'Nemesis', as a cartoonist for Onion, the Toronto Paper on the Arts, from 1975 to 1982. (See collection of Onion issues in J.H. archives, the Porter Library, University of Waterloo)."

Herbert, John

The constant mistress (Physick 867).

File consists of one print of The Constant Mistress. Numbered 7/20 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for The Constant Mistress printed by the Golden Cockerel Press.

Gill, Eric

The empty bed (Physick 876).

File consists of one print of The Empty Bed. Numbered 19/20 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for The Constant Mistress. Also includes a photocopy of the print and a caption from the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Room.

Gill, Eric

The girl he left behind him.

Pen drawing by Orpheus Moyer Schantz titled, The Girl He Left Behind Him. The drawing features a woman sitting in a field and ships visible in the distance. Artist's note underneath signature confirms this drawing was modeled after the works of Charles Dana Gibson.

Schantz Russell Family

The history of King Henry VIII (Physick 925).

File consists of one print of the frontispiece for Henry the Eighth. Signed by Gill with a note reading "for Shakespear's Henry VIII pub by New York Limited Edition Club, 1937. Also includes the back of the original mat.

Gill, Eric

The holy face (Physick 111).

File consists of one print of The Holy Face. Originally an illustration for "Ritus Servandus In Benedictione" printed by the St. Dominic's Press.

Gill, Eric

The leisure state (Physick 850).

File consists of one print of The Leisure State, showing a woman listening to a grammaphone with the words Techne (translation: “art, craft”) and Poiesis (translation: “creation, poetry”). Numbered 18/18 and signed by Gill. Originally for Unemployment, by Gill.

Gill, Eric

The lord's song (Physick 856).

File consists of two copies of the print The Lord's Song from the artist's own published sermon of the same name. Numbered 1/25 and 4/25 and signed by Gill.

Gill, Eric

The nun's priests's tale (Physick 603).

File consists of one print of The Nun's Priests's Tale showing three figures and a chicken under a leaf border with the letter "H". Numbered 4/5 and signed by Gill. Used as an illustration in the Golden Cockerel edition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

Gill, Eric

The order of industrial heroism (physick 220-223).

File consists of one mock up for The Order of Industrial Heritage award as presented by the London Daily Herald. This second version shows the original holy ghost dove has been replaced by a star. Also includes one colour copy of the print and a caption created by Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library.

Gill, Eric

The pardoner's tale (Physick 649).

File consists of one print of The Pardoner's Tale showing three men in a garden with a skeleton looking up at them, along with the letter "O." Numbered 10/10 and signed by Gill along with the annotation USA 5. Used as an illustration for the Golden Cockerel edition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

Gill, Eric

The shipman's tale (Physick 586).

File consists of one print of The Shipman's Tale showing a man and woman on a bed surrounded by a border of leaves and the letter "O." Numbered USA 1/5 and signed by Gill. Used as an illustration in the Golden Cockerel edition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

Gill, Eric

The sideshow, or, The ten-in-one tent.

File contains 6 pen and ink drawings created by John Herbert in 1973 regarding his comic "The Slideshow". The drawings have captions written on them. Includes author's note on the envelope: "Box D: John Herbert archives. D15: original drawings, 1973. The Sideshow (a comic book). The enclosed 6 pages were John Herbert's beginning of a comic-book project (under the name 'Jack Past') based on his memories of working with a carnival burlesque show (Model Shows' 'Paris After Midnight') in 1953, travelling through Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia (over a 6 months period)."

Herbert, John

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