Leighton, A. C.

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Leighton, A. C.

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Alfred Crocker Leighton, 1901-1965, was an artist in England and at Calgary and Millarville, Alberta, Canada. By 1924, Leighton was supplying commercial art to the Canadian Pacific Railway. He visited Canada in 1925 and 1927, painting in the Canadian Rockies on both occasions. In 1929, Leighton became Art Director at the Institute of Technology and Art at Calgary and conducted summer art schools during the early thirties at the Kananaskis Dude Ranch. He was an active artist of the Canadian Rockies. In later years, he resided near Millarville.


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Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Archives and Library

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