Fonds F01207 - Peter and Bobs Cogill Haworth fonds

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Peter and Bobs Cogill Haworth fonds

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CA ON00239 F01207

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  • 1910-1988 (Creation)
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    Haworth, Bobs Cogill
  • 1910-1986 (Creation)
    Creator
    Haworth, Peter

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5 m of textual records and other material

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(1900-1988)

Biographical history

Zema (Bobs) Cogill Haworth (1900-1988), an artist, moved from Queenston, South Africa to attend the Royal College of Art in England in 1919. She obtained her A.R.C.A. degree from the University of London. She married Peter Haworth in 1923, and they moved to Toronto. Bobs Cogill Haworth taught ceramics at the Central Technical School in Toronto, Ontario. Peter and Bobs also shared a career as painters, especially in water colours. At home , they maintained separate studios but frequently showed together at galleries across Canada. In 1943 the National Gallery of Canada commissioned the Haworths to tour Canada painting the war effort, especially at naval and airforce bases. Their painting shows a progression from representational to abstract style.

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(1889-1986)

Biographical history

Peter Haworth (1889-1986), a painter, artist in stained glass and teacher of art, was born in Oswaltwistle, Lancashire, England and decided early on a career in art. He studied at the Manchester School of Art and the Royal College of Art. It was at the Royal school that Peter met fellow student Zema Cogill. He obtained an A.R.C.A. degree from the University of London. In 1923 Peter and Bobs were married and moved to Toronto where Peter's employment as a teacher of art at the Central Technical School would mark the beginning of a teaching career that would last until 1955. Peter and Bobs also shared a career as painters, especially in water colours. At home , they maintained separate studios but frequently showed together at galleries across Canada. In 1943 the National Gallery of Canada commissioned the Haworths to tour Canada painting the war effort, especially at naval and airforce bases. Their painting shows a progression from representational to abstract style.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs and finacial records. There is also much documentation of their art work usually accompanied by the art work itself. As a whole the fonds represents a comprehensive art collection documenting careers in teaching, painting and exhibiting, installations in stained glass, and participation in the Canadian art community, including World War II art commission.

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Donated by the Estate of Peter and Bobs Haworth - 1988

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  • English

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5033
5033.1
F5 F1
F5 F2
F5 F3
F5 F4
F5 F5
F5 F6
F5 D1
F5 E1
F5 upright rolled

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Open

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Copyright provisions may apply, please consult threarchivist

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  • Shelf: 5033
  • Shelf: 5033.1
  • Shelf: F5 F1
  • Shelf: F5 F2
  • Shelf: F5 F3
  • Shelf: F5 F4
  • Shelf: F5 F5
  • Shelf: F5 F6
  • Shelf: F5 D1
  • Shelf: F5 E1
  • Shelf: F5 upright rolled