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Walter James Baber

1855 - October 18 1924

Walter James Baber was born in London, England. He arrived in Canada in 1897, and settled in New Westminster, according to the brief biography by Uno Langmann in Early Western Canadian Watercolours.

Baber died in New Westminster in 1924 aged 69, according to B.C. Vital Statistics.

The Editor has seen a few Baber watercolours at auction over the years. They have all been small paintings of coastal scenes or the Fraser River.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
June 1978 Uno Langmann Sechelt, B.C.
Sechelt. B.C.
Coastal Landscape
N. Vancouver from Stanley Park
Porpoise Bay, Sechelt
Sumas, Fraser River
Nr. Silverdale, Fraser River
On the Dart, Devon

References

WHO'S WHO IN NORTHWEST ART (refer to WWNA41)

AN EXHIBITION OF OUR COLLECTION OF EARLY WESTERN CANADIAN WATERCOLORS (refer to UL78)

ARTISTS IN CANADA 1982 - UNION LIST OF ARTISTS' FILES (refer to AIC82)

VPL - BC artists files

Not in Harper, Macdonald, McMann, or Dictionary of British watercolour artists

CITY & PROVINCIAL DIRECTORIES 1905 (refer to DIR)

B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE (refer to BCVS)

Clippings

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