File - Sketches and Reference

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  • 1983 - 2002 (Creation)

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File consists of a variety of original sketches by Ted Harrison as well as some material saved as reference for artworks. Most of the work is undated.

File consists of the following items:
• full-colour mock-up for a four-fold brochure titled Harrison [It is not clear whether the original artwork executed in coloured markers was done by Harrison]
• a page of blank letterhead from 30 – 12th Avenue (East) WHITEHORSE
• 24 September 1990 – from TH do Doug Franklin (of Heritage Canada): three sketches “as suggested” for 1991 Heritage Day painting and poster – The Caribou Hotel, The Bank of Commerce in Dawson City, The Duchess at Carcross – annotated sketches in black felt pen
• 25 September 1990 – from Doug Franklin to TH: thanks for sketches
• 5 October 1990 – from TH to Doug Franklin: sketch for Christmas card design – original pen sketch which was faxed
• sketch on paper from Westin Hotels and Resorts: mother and child (?) going down the road, Broony looking back – pen original
• two photocopies of Harrison originals noted as “back cover” and “front cover” – possibly from Caravan Cards
• 1989 - photocopy of sketch “Latest Works by Ted Harrison” with Ted at his easel, and Broony, executed for the inviation to a show at Territorial Art Gallery, October 19, 1989
• handwritten text for back of a card: “Artists are influenced by…” – a photocopy
• photocopies of seven paintings, probably executed for The Blue Raven
• five copies of a cartoon from the Yukon News 1983: “This place seems strangely familiar” – By Dru, not by Harrison
• 2 pages (of 6) from of Ted Harrison – Yukon Artist showing four paintings – in colour, dated 21 May 2002
• photocopies of 6 photographs of Yukon scenes, 2 pages of seals, for reference
• one photocopy of a photo of Harrison at work in his Whitehorse studio

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