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Innes, John Clarke
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[Photograph of Innes walking with another man]

Item is a photograph of Innes walking on a sidewalk next to another man. Inscribed on the back by Innes’ wife Ida is “Look how they starved John Innes - bowed his head and broke his heart.”

Innes, John Clarke

Photographs of Innes

Series consists of four photographs of Innes; two are copies of the same portrait and two are candid images.

Innes, John Clarke

[Newspaper stories by Innes]

File consists of newspaper clippings of two short stories written and illustrated by Innes, titled “Wall-eyed Googan” and “Translation of Pig-Eye.”

Innes, John Clarke

“The Striker”

Item is a card with a title panel, “The Striker by John Innes. Illustrations by the author,” and an illustration by Innes captioned “The strike is hon.” The short story “The Striker” appeared in The Canadian Magazine, Vol. XXX, no. 2 (December, 19...

Innes, John Clarke

[Christmas illustration]

File consists of an original ink drawing of a bright star over a landscape, with a border of holly, as well as a newspaper clipping including the illustration.

Innes, John Clarke

[Christmas card and drafts]

File consists of a Christmas card with an image by Innes of a cowboy in the snow, inscribed “From John Innes, 1940,” as well as 3 drafts or unfinished cards.

Innes, John Clarke

[“The Pathfinders” Christmas card]

Item is a Christmas card with an image of Innes’ painting “The Pathfinders” on the front. The card is inscribed “To the Lane family From the Innes family, 1940.”

Innes, John Clarke

Our Fifty Years

Item is a booklet about the history of Vancouver, published by The Pacific Coast Fire Insurance Company to commemorate its fiftieth anniversary. The cover illustration is by Innes.

Innes, John Clarke

“Half a Century of Progress” [pencil sketch]

Item is a pencil sketch by Innes of a figure sitting next to 2 totem poles with a cityscape in the background. There are notes in the margin about the composition from Innes as well as “George.”

Innes, John Clarke

[Christmas card illustrated by Innes]

Item is a Christmas card illustrated with an image of a cowboy riding in the snow, inscribed “To Douglas & Mrs. Lane & the boys. Every happiness, this Christmas season of 1937. John & Ida Innes.” There is a metal emblem attached to the...

Innes, John Clarke

“The Romance of British Columbia”

File consists of 2 advertisements for Shelly’s Bread which include instalments of a serialized story, accompanied by the illustrations “Mackenzie’s party descending the Bella Coola River in spoon canoes” and “Indians attacking the Hudson’s Bay for...

Innes, John Clarke

“The practical view of it”

Item is a cartoon by Innes showing a soldier confronting a man labelled “Bagdad” with the caption “Tommy Atkins (& Harim el Raschid, Bagdad): “‘Arim, old sport. You’re bloomin well pinched!”

Innes, John Clarke

“The slacker’s return”

Item is a cartoon by Innes showing “A. Slacker” crossing the U.S. border into Canada, away from a sign stating “U.S. at war. Selective conscription,” to find a sign stating “Canada rejects voluntary enlistment and adopts selective conscription.”

Innes, John Clarke

“Thanksgiving 1914”

Item is a colour cartoon by Innes showing a First Nations woman “British Columbia” with a feast.

Innes, John Clarke

“Bringing home the bacon”

Item is a cartoon by Innes showing Sir Joe Flavelle walking a pig labelled “$3,000,000.00 profits on bacon” into a bank with the caption “Sir Joseph: Come into your nice sty, piggy. The kind [?]-Keeper will look after you while I am away doing lot...

Innes, John Clarke

“The ‘Hold-Up’ Man”

Item is a cartoon by Innes showing the arm of “Allies’ Food Commission” stopping a bandit aiming a gun labelled “high prices” at a woman and her savings.

Innes, John Clarke

“Munitions”

Item is a cartoon by Innes showing David Lloyd George standing over war needs including ammunition and food products.

Innes, John Clarke

“The hold-up season”

Item is a cartoon by Innes showing children aiming toy guns and swords at a man with pockets full of candy and packages.

Innes, John Clarke

“Militants attention”

Item is a cartoon by Innes showing a sign stating “Militants attention. The tyrants have again resorted to forcible feeding,” likely referring to the treatment of hunger-striking suffragettes in Britain. A character named “Indigent Arnold” stands ...

Innes, John Clarke

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