Original comedic oil paintings depicting life in the west coast logging float camps between 1910 and 1950 by Len Whalen.
Also cartoons that appeared in the Vancouver Sun, various forestry magazines and weekly newspapers.
Prints and greeting cards are available at www.whalenwrks.com.
Mike Whalen is raising funds for The Cartoons of Len Whalen : from 1930 to 1989 on Kickstarter! This iconic cartoonist, artist and humorist, provides a look back at early life in BC's logging industry from donkeys to trucks.
Smoking in the woods was discouraged due to the fire hazard. An alternative to cigarettes was chewing tobacco – or ‘snuff’ as it was known. Running out of this commodity at the company store was not acceptable.