Fonds 89-1063 - Rev. M.A. Farrar fonds

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Rev. M.A. Farrar fonds

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89-1063

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  • [18?] (Creation)
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    Michael Andrews Farrar

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2 watercolours : 21 X 28 cm and 18 X 28 cm
2 sketches : pencil ; 20 X 28 cm (sight) or smaller
1 photograph

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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.

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Fonds was in the custody of Helen Marryat before being donated to Trent University Archives.

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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.

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This fonds was donated by Helen Marryat.

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The two sketches are encapsulated in mylar.

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