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Letters from Betty and Peg.

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alex Forbes. Also includes drawings as well as letters to the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus written by Betty Forbes and Peg Forbes.

Vanity Fair men of the day prints.

  • SCA305-GA341
  • Collection
  • 1877-1897

Collection consists of seven caricature prints of "men of the day" from the British weekly magazine Vanity Fair. Includes images of Mr. R. Richardson-Gardner; Mr. Herbert Spencer; Marquis of Winchester; Admiral Sir H.R. Yelverton; Mr. Joseph Ernest Renan; The Reverend Arthur Tooth; Lord H.F. Thynne.

Churchill, Winston : print.

One reproduction print of a charcoal portrait of Sir Winston Churchill, by Tom Hall, specially commissioned by Rolland Paper Company Limited, and its coated papers division: Canada Glazed Papers Limited.

Bolender Ball Family

Art prints.

22 coloured illustrations of flowers, animals, children, and sentimental scenes. Most of the prints are Chicago Tribune Art supplements.

Schantz Russell Family

Artwork.

One mounted painting of a jack-in-the-pulpit flower, one watercolour landscape signed by D.E.W., and one reverse painting on glass of puppies.

Schantz Russell Family

Busy Berlin map poster.

File consists of one reprint of the Busy Berlin map of 1912. The map was reprinted in 1989 at 69% of the original size by the Kitchener Public Library.

Kaufman Family

Collages.

File consists of ten collage artworks created by Virgil Burnett. Each artwork is a large piece of construction paper with words cut out from newspapers pasted on to form poems. Some have illustrations as well.

Burnett, Virgil

Christ seated (Physick 918).

File consists of one print of Christ Seated. Numbered 14 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for Quia Amore Langueo, printed by Hague and Gill.

Gill, Eric

Chute, Desmond : Catharina Sponsa.

File consists of one print probably by Desmond Chute. Print shows a woman with a halo and head dress holding a sprig of plants. Lettering reads "Catharina Sponsa XTI."

Gill, Eric

Marionette (Physick 872).

File consists of one print of Marionette. Numbered 15/20 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for The Constant Mistress.

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 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

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

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 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

Father O'Connor.

File consists of one drawing of Father O'Connor. Verso identifies him as "Father O'Connor (the very reverend mgr. John O'Connor). Also includes a photocopy of the drawing.

Gill, Eric

Pencil drawing of a female nude.

File consists of one drawing of an unidentified femal nude. The drawing has been squared, possibly indicating it was to be made into a sculpture. Verso of drawing appears to be a list of books. Also includes photocopy and original sale notice.

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

Ville de Madrid.

File consists of one drawing of a house, titled "Ville de Madrid." Titled, dated and signed by Gill with an explanatory note. Also includes photocopy and caption from Thomas Fisher Rare Book Room.

Gill, Eric

My symphony.

Pen drawing featuring the lines of the poem titled, My Symphony by William Ellery Channing as well as flower and butterfly motifs. The creator of this drawing changed the order of some of the lines in the original poem titled, My Symphony by William Ellery Channing.

Schantz Russell Family

A.R.H.

  • SCA328-GA372
  • Collection
  • 2017

Fonds consists of four prints titled "A.R.H." by Olivia Carvalho. The prints feature a portrait and handwriting of Alice Riggs Hunt.

Carvalho, Olivia

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

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

Sketches.

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

Hill, David

Native peoples.

File consists of magazine and newspaper clippings pertaining to Indigenous peoples in Canada, with particular focus on northern communities. Many of the clippings are from the Winnipeg Free Press. Also in the file is a Canadian Indian Workshop (July 4th - August 12th, 1966) pamphlet and an envelope containing Birch back bite photographs by Mrs. [Angelique?] Merasty, a Cree woman from Beaver Lake, Saskatchewan and clippings regarding birch bark biting.

Long, Elizabeth

Drawing : cartoons and sketches.

File consists of various small drawings of cartoons and sketches on three sheets of paper. Includes cartoons copied from famous works (including Mutt and Jeff), original cartoons, and sketches.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Plate No. I.

File consists of one hand drawn printing plate titled Plate No. I. The plate shows upper case and lower letters as well as numbers in various fonts and sizes. Plate is signed by W.H.E. Schmalz and is dated at R.M. College, Kingston, January 31, 1910. The plate has been given a grade of 75.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Kimmel, Husband E.

File consists of eleven items of correspondence from Admiral Husband E. Kimmel and one photograph of a painted portrait of Kimmel. The letters are dated: November 11, 1960 (handwritten, 4 leaves); November 30, 1960 (handwritten, 1 leaf); February 14, 1961 (handwritten 1 leaf); August 2, 1961 (handwritten, 1 leaf); August 20, 1961 (handwritten, 2 leaves); September 1, 1961 (handwritten, 1 leaf); November 3, 1961 (handwritten, 5 leaves); January 21, 1962 (handwritten, 1 leaf); May 22, 1962 (handwritten, 1 leaf plus envelope); June 25, 1962 (typed, 1 leaf - note that this letter is addressed to the publishers Harper & Row who published "The Puzzle of Pearl Harbor");
*June 25, 1962 (handwritten, 1 leaf).

The letters discuss the events surrounding the attack on Pearl Harbor, the publication of books on the history of WWII, an interview with Kimmel, possible resources to consult and the publication of "The Puzzle of Pearl Harbor."

Burtness, Paul S.

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, 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, 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

William Morton fonds

  • SCA90-GA60
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1851

Manuscript poem entitled, "On Parting from My Sister and Her Children." Also included are two pencil drawings, one of which depicts a church and graveyard scene in a village located three miles from Dublin. The poem and drawings have been bound into a book. In the front cover of the book is a newspaper clipping of an obituary for Isabella Jane and Caroline Olivia Clare.

Artwork, Cartoons, Comics

Series consists of artwork, cartoons and comics created by John Herbert between 1964 and 1998. Many of the drawings illustrate story development and ideas for his plays as well as comics and advertisements. The series is divided into files and arranged chronologically.

Herbert, John

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

Cartoon sketches.

File contains 28 drawings (originals and photocopies) of draft cartoon drawings, unfinished drawings, and sketches. They also include notes regarding story development ideas. Includes a photocopy of a three page manuscript letter to the editor of Now Weekly. Includes author's note on the envelope: "Box E: John Herbert archives , Porter Library, University of Waterloo. Enclosed: cartoons. E16: a variety of complete and incomplete cartoons and comic strips by John Herbert (under one or another of his 'noms de plume' as cartoonist) - plus some preliminary sketches and notes in planning the cartoons. Names (noms de plume) Nemesis, Hellican, Jan, R.U. Horny, Jacki Brun, No. of items: 31 pages - Dates: 1989 to 1994."

Herbert, John

Arthur Lismer drawing of Elizabeth S. Nutt.

  • SCA287-GA322
  • Collection
  • [191-?]

Fonds consists of one charcoal drawing by Arthur Lismer of Elizabeth Styring Nutt of Halifax. Elizabeth was principal of the Victoria School of Art and Design in Halifax (later NSCAD) in the period immediately following Lismer's time there.

Lismer, Arthur

Helen Edmonds sketchbook

  • SCA183-GA158
  • Collection
  • July 1991

Sketchbook belonging to Helen Edmonds, dated July 1991, containing sketches in the style of Virgil Burnett. Most sketches are drawn with brown ink and feature people, landscapes, buildings, and sculptures. The sketchbook also includes watercolour sketches accompanied by notes and quotations.

Edmonds, Helen

Brochures (file 2 of 2).

Contains one colour poster advertising Dare Foods Limited schoolhouse promotion. The promotion consisted of customers filling out ballots to win a free cardboard schoolhouse playhouse for children.

Dare Foods Limited

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

Artwork.

One small watercolour sketch and a drawing of a dog with puppies mounted on board and matted with construction paper and secured with brass brads.

Schantz Russell Family

Artwork.

One sketch of an owl by Dorothy Etta Russell (nee White) in pencil outline which has been filled in with crayons.

Schantz Russell Family

Babe on bough (Physick 874).

File consists of one print of Babe on bough. Numbered 19/20 and signed by Gill. Originally an illustration for The Constant Mistress.

Gill, Eric

Ecce tu pulchra es (Physick 614).

File consists of one print of Ecce Tu Pulchra Es, showing three women. Part of the print is in blue. Numbered 1/10 and signed by Gill. Originally intended to be used for the Cranach Press edition of Canticum, Canticorum.

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

Moneychangers (Physick 983).

File consists of one print of Moneychangers. Numbered 13/15 and signed by Gill. Originally illustration for The English Bible-Selected.

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

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

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

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

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