(2285) Connie Went Down to the Village of Tents That Had Sprung Up at the Elbow

Connie Went Down to the Village of Tents That Had Sprung Up at the Elbow
FES Title: Connie went down to the village of tents that had sprung up at the elbow.
Alternate Titles: Mounties in Gold Rush (Glenbow)
Date: 03/15/1941
Size: 28″H x 19.25″W
Medium: oil-on-gesso-panel
Type: illustration
Published: Hendryx, James B. “Connie Morgan Takes a Hand.” The American Boy–Youth’s Companion, May 1941: 11.
caption: In the excited new camp, stood a man in the uniform of the Mounted Police
Inscription: lm: F.E.S. / ’41
Comments: Glenbow #R364.2; seen 8/03
[digital image]; Form 8/21/03; index
[verso not accessible]
Commentary: The artist named the store named after his son, Pat. The triangular portion in lower right corner is part of the spot of a girl’s head which was in the original, published work.
Provenance: Artist; Helen L. Card, Latendorf Bookshop, New York; The Devonian Foundation, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (October 8, 1968); Collection of Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada [1979].

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