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Fonds AM848 - J. Roy Ogston fonds

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J. Roy Ogston fonds

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Statement of scale (cartographic)

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  • 1935-1968 (Creation)
    Ogston, John Roy

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  • 0.06 m of textual records
  • 38 photographs

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(May 20, 1899 - Dec. 16, 1975)

Biographical history

John Roy Ogston was born in Aberdeen, Scotland. He was a Vancouver artist, lithographer and illustrator noted for illuminated scrolls.

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The fonds consists of photographs of illuminated scrolls created by Ogston for ceremonial occasions, personal photographs, and clippings.

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Donated by the Estate of Edith Mary Ogston, through H.P.R. Brown (Executor), 19 April, 1984.


Photographs in this fonds have been assigned catalogue numbers with the prefix CVA 722.

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