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CREASE, Mary Maberly

Born
Antron, Cornwall, England, 1854
Died
Victoria, British Columbia, 1915
Biography synopsis
Eldest child of Sir Henry Pellew Crease and Lady Sarah Lindley Crease, Mary Maberly was an amateur artist who executed many watercolour views of Vancouver Island and the surrounding areas. She arrived in Victoria in 1860 and moved with her family to New Westminster in 1862 when her father became attorney-general of the colony. Six years later, they returned to Victoria and settled into their family home, Pentrelew.
Media used
Watercolour
File & Archive locations
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Documentation Centre, QC
British Columbia Archives
BIBLIOGRAPHY

Writings about
"Meet the Crease Family - Families in B.C. History" Http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/exhibits/timemach/galler01/frames/crease19.htm B.C. Archives, 9 April 2007.
Gilmore, Bernice C. Artists Overland: A Visual Record of British Columbia 1793-1886. Burnaby: Burnaby Art Gallery, 1980.
Harper, J. Russell. Early Painters and Engravers in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1970.
Hume, Stephen Eaton. Raincoast Chronicles 20: Lilies and Fireweed: Frontier Women of BC. Madeira Park, British Columbia: Harbour Publishing, 2004.
Johnson-Dean, Christina B. The Crease Family and the Arts in Victoria, British Columbia. Ottawa: National Library of Canada, 1983.
McKendry, Blake. Dictionary of Folk Artists in Canada: From the 17th Century to the Present. Elginburg: Blake McKendry, 1988.
Petteys, Chris, et al. Dictionary of Women Artists: An International Dictionary of Women Artists Born Before 1900. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1985.

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