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].