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A Weekly Causerie - - - of Interest to Art Lovers
"Alec completed his third year with honors in commercial art, theatre arts and design, and in my opinion was certain to be the finest student I have ever had the pleasure of assisting. I have also known the value of his leadership on several mountain climbs and can only find parallels to his courage and nobleness in men like Mallory of Everest and Oaks of the South Pole. He has gone from us too soon but, like Tom Thompson, he will live forever in the Canadian art world.
"I trust that the Alpine Club of Canada will name this peak on Mystery Mountain (or Mount Waddington as it is now called) "Dalgleish Peak." The mountain can retain its name, but as there are two peaks I would, I believe, be in harmony with everyone in suggesting the second peak be given his name."
With his letter, Mr. Macdonald encloses the new illustrated prospectus of the school which contains several photographs, the last work of Dalgleish before he left on the fatal expedition. Photography was one of his minor hobbies.
The above noted prospectus is a most interesting school catalogue. In addition
to outlining the school agenda for the coming year, it also gives a brief
glimpse of the past year's accomplishments. The illustrations are particularly
noticeable and present an idea of the calibre of work that is being created
in this art college.