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1 sketchbook : cloth cover, pencil sheath ; 14 x 23 x 1 cm
Name of creator
Maud Eleanor Yarker (1867-1912) was a Canadian painter who was born in the province of Ontario and lived in the Toronto area. She died in Toronto (in the former York, Ont.) in 1912.
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The sketchbook contains 27 naturalistic watercolours of Canadian wildflowers painted by Maud Yarker, with 1 partial (torn) sheet of watercolour possibly detached from another sketchbook.
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No further accruals are expected.
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The content of this item is in the public domain. Permission of the Art Gallery of Ontario is required for publication.
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Cover title (handwritten): Canadian wild flowers painted by Maud Yarker.
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Title based on the cover title of the item.
Item has label of manufacturer “Reeves & Sons Ld, London” on front pastedown.
Immediate source of acquisition:
The sketchbook was transferred within the AGO in 2008.
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Prepared by Gary Fitzgibbon, 2017. Prepared, uploaded and adapted by Nirvana Chainani, 2019