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Image No: PA-1599-624d-2

Title: Donation of truck to Calgary Zoo by Universal Sales and Service, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. August 11, 1953]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: L-R: Basil French, president of Universal; Tom Baines, zoo curator (in truck); V. W. "Bud" Brown, secretary-treasurer of the zoo.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Commerce / Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Trucks

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Image No: PA-1599-624d-3

Title: Mural created by John Kanerva, Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. June 26, 1953]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Mural on the fossil house shows cavemen, woolly mammoths and a sabre tooth tiger.
John Kanerva was the builder of the dinosaur and prehistoric animal models at the zoo.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Mural painting and decoration

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Image No: PA-1599-624d-4

Title: Brontops model, Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. July 20, 1956]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Brontops are an extinct mammal from the genus Megacerops. Created by John Kanerva, builder of the dinosaur and prehistoric animal models at the zoo.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Dinosaurs

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Image No: PA-1599-624d-5

Title: Mural created by John Kanerva, Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. May 8, 1957]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Mural on the fossil house shows cavemen, woolly mammoths and a sabre tooth tiger.
Just after being re-painted by Kanerva.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Mural painting and decoration

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Image No: PA-1599-624d-6

Title: Delegates to the Canadian Museums Association 10th annual conference visit one of the dinosaur models at the Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. May 30, 1957]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Dinosaurs

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Image No: PA-1599-624d-7

Title: New dinosaur model under construction, Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. May 22, 1958]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Erected over an earlier model that had been damaged while being moved.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Dinosaurs

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Image No: PA-1599-624d-8

Title: Dinosaur model built by Bill Kanerva, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. May 5, 1960]

Photographer/Illustrator: Ormond, Jerry, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Model sent to a park near Wetaskiwin, Alberta. Bill Kanerva was the son of Calgary Zoo dinosaur sculptor John Kanerva.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Artists / Dinosaurs

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Image No: PA-1599-624d-10

Title: John Kanerva with small model of Dinny the Dinosaur, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. February 10, 1962]

Photographer/Illustrator: Etey, Andrew C., Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Kanerva sculpted many of the dinosaur models at the Calgary Zoo, including Dinny.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Artists / Dinosaurs

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Image No: PA-1599-624d-11

Title: Gorilla sculpture created by John Kanerva, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. May 12, 1964]

Photographer/Illustrator: Etey, Andrew C., Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: John Kanerva was the builder of the dinosaur and prehistoric animal models at the Calgary Zoo.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Artists / Gorillas

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Image No: PA-1599-624d-16

Title: Paul and Andra Eisenberg paint dinosaur model, Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. September 30, 1966]

Photographer/Illustrator: Colville, John, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: The Eisenbergs were from San Francisco.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Artists / Dinosaurs

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