Archival Corner – Week 2: Banting as an Artist’s Subject

Throughout his career, Frederick Banting was drawn to the company of artists. Whether A.Y. Jackson, Lawren Harris and the Group of Seven landscape painters, sculptors Frances Loring and Florence Wyle, or portrait photographers Charles Ashley and James Crippen, Banting intuitively shared the artist's passion for the creative process. He also commissioned and collected their art;... Continue Reading →

Archival Corner – Week 1: Banting as an Artist

Welcome to our newest Banting House National Historic Site Blog Feed— Archival Corner. My name is Lorraine Tinsley and I am an MA candidate in University of Western Ontario’s Public History Program. This fall, I am pleased to be following in my classmate Kat MacDonald’s footsteps as an intern at Banting House, where I’ll be... Continue Reading →

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