2 Carr, "Growing Pains," in The Complete Writings of Emily Carr, ed. Emily Carr House. Travel to Victoria BC on the Trans Canada Hwy. Carr is at her most acerbic and rueful, but filled with energy and inextinguishable hope. The House of All Sorts is a collection of forty-one stories of those hard-working days and the parade of tenants -- young couples, widows, sad bachelors and rent evaders. Carr is at her most rueful, but filled with energy and an inextinguishable hope.

Emily Carr (December 13, 1871 – March 2, 1945) ... She ran a boarding house known as the 'House of All Sorts'. Travel to Victoria BC on the Trans Canada Hwy. Emily Carr named this house “The House of All Sorts.”

Special openings are scheduled at other times of the year, especially in December. British Columbia Emily Carr House is the childhood home of Emily Carr (1871 to 1945 ) who was a famous Canadian writer and artist. The House of All Sorts Studio • Art and the House. Artist Emily Carr had this house at 642-646 Simcoe Street built in 1913 by architect John Wilson as an apartment house to generate income. With her financial circumstances straitened and her life in Victoria circumscribed, Carr painted a few works in this period drawn from local scenes: the cliffs at Dallas Road, the trees in Beacon Hill Park.

Emily Carr, painter, writer (born 13 December 1871 in Victoria, BC; died 2 March 1945 in Victoria). Artist Emily Carr had this house at Simcoe Street built in by architect John Wilson as an apartment house … House of all Sorts. House of all Sorts. Along with Tom Thomson, the Group of Seven, and David Milne, Emily Carr was one of the preeminent, and perhaps most original, Canadian painters of the first half of the twentieth century; she was also one of the only major female artists in either North America or Europe of that period.
But things turned out worse than expected, and in her forties, the gifted artist found herself shoveling coal and cleaning up other people's messes. Book Description: Before winning recognition for her painting and writing, Emily Carr built a small apartment building with. It was the namesake and provided source material for her later book. Among them are Klee Wyck (1941), dealing with the Indians; The House of All Sorts (1944), describing her experiences as a boardinghouse owner and dog breeder in Victoria; Growing Pains (1946), an autobiography; and Pause: A Sketch Book (1953), telling of her stay in an English sanatorium. Museum and the Legislative Buildings. Book Description: Before winning recognition for her painting and writing, Emily Carr built a small apartment building with four suites that she hoped would earn her a living. Some of her other published books include: The House of All Sorts, the Book of Small, Hundreds and Thousands, Growing Paris, the Heart of the Peacock, Wild Flowers and Unsettling Encounters. – "Hundreds and Thousands" in The Complete Writings of Emily Carr, p. 658.

It was the namesake and provided source material for her later book.
Along with Tom Thomson, the Group of Seven, and David Milne, Emily Carr was one of the preeminent, and perhaps most original, Canadian painters of the first half of the twentieth century; she was also one of the only major female artists in either North America or Europe of that period.

Emily Carr named this house “The House of All Sorts.” Emily Carr lived upstairs and had her studio on the second floor while renting out apartments on the main floor and parts of the second floor. Emily Carr (December 13, 1871 – March 2, 1945) ... She ran a boarding house known as the 'House of All Sorts'. The home is located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on Vancouver Island and is recognized as a Provincial and National Historic Site of Canada. 642-646 Simcoe St. House of All Sorts, 1912 1 Emily Carr, The House of All Sorts (Toronto: Irwin Publishing, 1944). Emily Carr lived upstairs and had her studio on the second floor while renting out apartments on the main floor and parts of the second floor. Biography • In her own words • Poems by Stephanie McKenzie • Children's responses • Children's poems • The Season of Emily.

It would not be fair to the House of All Sorts were I to omit describing its chief room—the Studio— around which the house had been built. With her financial circumstances straitened and her life in Victoria circumscribed, Carr painted a few works in this period drawn from local scenes: the cliffs at Dallas Road, the trees in Beacon Hill Park. Doris Shadbolt (Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1997), p. 439. The House of All Sorts by Emily Carr.

The house is furnished to the period when Emily Carr was growing up here, and is one of Victoria’s most popular visitor destinations. Emily Carr was most recognized for her impressionist paintings.

British Columbia Emily Carr House is the childhood home of Emily Carr (1871 to 1945 ) who was a famous Canadian writer and artist.