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A Christmas Book

This small book was made by Heavenly Monkey Press, with illustrations by Charles. This is copy 2 of 15, and is signed and annotated by Rollin from Heavenly Monkey and signed b y Charles.

Alice and the Dodo, watercolour

Item is an original watercolour depicting a scene from Alice in Wonderland in which Alice converses with the Dodo. A rat is perched beside her on a soap box and a parrot sits on a branch overhead.

Animal Wisdom: signed press proofs

File consists of four signed press proofs for the book Animal Wisdom, each showing multiple pages from the book with printing on recto and verso. According to paperwork from the Joyce Williams Gallery that accompanied these materials, this is Ch...

Artemis exhibition: signed poster

Signed poster for exhibition at the Artemis gallery in Deep Cove, North Vancouver. The poster describes the event as "An intimate look into the world & works of Charles Van Sandwyk... A spur-of-the-moment exhibition to celebrate the arri...

Charles van Sandwyk fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1713
  • Fonds
  • 1984 - 2018

Fonds consists of material that reflects Charles van Sandwyk's development as an artist, illustrator and publisher of fine books in Vancouver. Materials include original artwork (watercolours, etchings), exhibition posters, book and book sign...

Van Sandwyk, Charles

Deep Cove banners and prints, signed

File contains two of the banners that Charles' designed for the village of Deep Cove in North Vancouver (where he resides for part of the year), as well as prints of the watercolours used on the banners. There were two versions of the banner...

Hand drawn bookmark

Item is a hand drawn bookmark that opens up like a pamphlet and has written on the inside: "Words are the demi-Gods and heroes of thought." The phrase is accompanied by a drawing of satyr-like creature's head.

Impressions of Vancouver: signed poster

Poster for an exhibition at the University of Alberta's Special Collections Library, entitled "Impressions of Vancouver: Disciples of the Book Arts." Poster features a drawing by Charles and is signed by him.

Life is Art: signed poster and broadside

File consists of material from a 1997 exhibition of Charles' work at the Seymour Art Gallery. Materials include a poster for the exhibition and a broadside printing of Life is Art. The broadside has three watercolour prints attached to it.

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