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Accession Number: 89-1063

Title

Rev. M.A. Farrar fonds. -- [18?]. -- 2 watercolours ; 21 X 28 cm and 18 X 28 cm. -- 2 sketches : pencil ; 20 X 28 cm (sight) or smaller. -- 1 photograph.

Biography / History

The Reverend Michael Andrews Farrar was born in England in 1814. He died in Hastings, Ontario in 1876. He was a Church of England rector in Westwood, Norwood, and Hastings, Ontario, and was an accomplished artist.

Custodial History

Unknown

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of two watercolours with one identified as Hastings, Ontario, and and the other identified as Forest City. Also included in the fonds are two pencil sketches and a photograph of another sketch. One sketch of two farms and a river with a steamboat on it, but otherwise unidentified. The other sketch is of the Anderson house, the Ashfield house, Mr. Harry Fowld's house and the Wanamaker's house, all in Hastings, Ontario. The photographic reproduction is of a sketch entitled Hastings on the Trent, Ontario. The watercolours and sketches were created by Rev. Michael A. Farrar.

Notes

Title is based on donor of fonds.

The two sketches are encapsulated in mylar.

This fonds was donated by Mrs. Helen Marryat.

Restrictions: N

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