- [188-]–1987 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
1 folder of textual records
Name of creator
(Marie) Illy Gepe (1903-) was a ceramic artist born in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, in the area that later became Czechoslovakia. She and her husband, Herbert Gepe, immigrated to Canada in 1935. Illy Gepe was an honourary member of the Women’s Art Association of Canada in Toronto, offering pottery classes there in 1952, and a friend of Florence Wyle and Frances Loring’s.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Collection consists of an album of photographs of Florence Wyle’s sculptures; photos of Wyle, Illy Gepe, Frances Loring, and others; unattached photos and postcards of sculptures; a sketchbook; newspaper articles about Loring & Wyle; and other material.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
No further accruals are expected.
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Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Open. Access to Special Collections is by appointment only. Please contact the reference desk for more information.
Conditions governing reproduction
Various copyright holders. It is the researcher’s responsibility to obtain permission to publish any part of the collection
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Fonds includes 78 photographic prints and 4 negatives (photographic).
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Source of title proper:Title of the fonds is based on provenance.
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Wyle, Florence (Subject)
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Prepared by Gary Fitzgibbon, 2017. Uploaded and adapted by Nirvana Chainani,2019