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Gems Within: Animals

Gems Within: Animals The title of this blog post, Gems Within , is the primary theme of our Founders' Gallery here at the Whyte Museum. The purpose of this gallery is to showcase treasured objects from the Museum collection. In this post, we have selected a handful of those objects and art centred around a theme, animals.   Do you have a favourite animal? Share yours below in the comments! Stay tuned for more Gems Within  feature posts! Carl Clemens Moritz Rungius (1869-1959, American) In the Ogilvie Rockies, 1940 C, oil on canvas, 74.5 x 100.5 cm, RuC.02.15  J. Monroe Thorington (1894-1989, American) Rocky Mountain Goat, 1970 P, charcoal on paper, 38.0 x 23.0 cm, ThM.03.05 Skull, bear, 1928-1932,  bone, 112.01.0030 Boylston Dummer Mountain Lion, Banff,  n.d., woodcut on paper, 22 x 22 cm, DuB.04.01 Tsukioka Kōgyo (1869-1927, Japanese) Untitled, n.d., woodblock print, KoR.04.02