Emily Carr

Emily Carr (HMX84)

Location: Victoria, BC 32935 Capital
Country: Canada
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N 48° 24.828', W 123° 22.205'

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Artist and author Emily Carr was born here and lived most of her life in this neighbourhood of Victoria where she died. Her compelling canvases of British Columbia landscape offer a unique vision of the forest an shore, while her documentation of Indian villages provides a valuable anthropological record. Lively accounts of Emily Carr's travels in the province are collected in Klee Wyck, for which she won the Governor General's Award for non-fiction in 1941. Six other autobiographical works are memorable accounts of her world.

Emily Carr, artieste et ?crivaine, naquit ici et v?cut presque toute sa vie ? Victoria, o? elle mourut. Son style particulier rend bien sur toile le caract?re de la for?t de la Colombie Britannique, et se representations de totems constituent un pr?cieux heritage anthropologique. Klee Wyck, un ouvrage qui re?ut la Prix du gouverneour general en 1941, est une vivante relation de ses voyages dans la province. Ses six autres livres autobiographiques renferment des images touchantes du monde o? elle v?cut.Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.Commission des lieux et monuments historique du CanadaGovernment of Canada - Gouvernement du Canada

HM NumberHMX84
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monuments Board of Canada/Commission des lieux et monuments historiques du Canada
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 12:34pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 472614 N 5362360
Decimal Degrees48.41380000, -123.37008333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 24.828', W 123° 22.205'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 24' 49.68" N, 123° 22' 12.30" W
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Area Code(s)321
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 203-217 Government St, Victoria BC 32935, CA
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