Jessie Oonark collection
- ca. 1965 (Creation)
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Name of creator
Jessie Oonark (1906-1985) was a Canadian Inuit artist, known primarily for her prints and textile works.
The items now constituting the Jessie Oonark collection were collected by the Reverend Alan and Mrs. Elizabeth M. Whitton; the latter donated them to the AGO.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
AGO Credit Line: Gift of Elizabeth M. Whitton, 1998.
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Scope and content
Collection consists of three drawings by Jessie Oonark on mimeograph stencil sheets. Items are arranged in a single series.
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No further accruals are expected.
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Conditions governing access
Open. Access to Special Collections is by appointment only. Please contact the reference desk for more information.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright is held by the Estate of Jessie Oonark. It is the researcher’s responsibility to obtain permission to publish any part of the collection.
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Art Gallery of Ontario
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