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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Herbert Joseph (1887-1965)

Artist.

Born in London, England, he immigrated to Winnipeg in 1904 and worked as an architectural draftsman. He studied at the Winnipeg School of Art in 1913-14 but enlisted in the engineering corps during World War One, returning to Winnipeg in 1919 with sketches of the devastation. He left Winnipeg in 1923, ending up in Chicago, but he continued to have local contacts that led, for example, to his illustrations for J. J. Gunn’s Echoes of the Red (1930).

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 21 March 2008

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