Fonds whyte-554 - A. C. Leighton fonds : [1924-1952]

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A. C. Leighton fonds : [1924-1952]

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WHYTE whyte-554

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  • Copies made 1971, 1981 (Creation)
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    Leighton, A. C.

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.5 cm of textual records. -- 8 photographs : copy negatives

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(1901-1965)

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Alfred Crocker Leighton, 1901-1965, was an artist in England and at Calgary and Millarville, Alberta, Canada. By 1924, Leighton was supplying commercial art to the Canadian Pacific Railway. He visited Canada in 1925 and 1927, painting in the Canadian Rockies on both occasions. In 1929, Leighton became Art Director at the Institute of Technology and Art at Calgary and conducted summer art schools during the early thirties at the Kananaskis Dude Ranch. He was an active artist of the Canadian Rockies. In later years, he resided near Millarville.

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Fonds includes a trip account re Mount Assiniboine, by A. C. Leighton, 1927; biographies and curriculum vitae; reviews and articles; excerpts from publications depicting Leighton paintings and illustrations, 1924-1952; and photographs of portraits and mountain painting activities of A. C. Leighton.

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Acquired by loan for copy, 1971, 1981

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  • Language is English

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No restrictions on access;Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply

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Record No. M214 / V727<br><br>

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