Automobiles

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300178739

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  • Self-propelled vehicles designed primarily to transport passengers over ordinary roads.

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Automobiles

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Automobiles

  • UF Automobile
  • UF Autocars
  • UF Cars (automobiles)
  • UF Gasoline automobiles
  • UF Horseless carriages
  • UF Motor-cars
  • UF Motorcars
  • UF Passenger cars (automobiles)

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Family group sitting in studio car prop

Item consists of a brown coloured cabinet with a cream coloured verso. Adhered to the recto is an image of a man, woman, and two young girls sitting in a cardboard prop of a late nineteenth-century automobile. An older woman leans against the hood of the vehicle. All are wearing hats. The backdrop to this studio setting features a landscape. Recto reads: "W. Lees / PHOTOGRAPHER (left) / 23 BATH ST. / PORTOBELLO. (right)" and the verso has "7.00" inscribed with graphite.

William Lees

Men in car

Item consists of a photograph mounted on grey card. Image shows a group of 7 men in suits seated in the back of a car with the roof drawn back. American flags hang from the lantern, door, and in front of the vehicle. There is a barn in the background. On verso, handwritten in pencil at upper left, "WSBCJ" and at upper right, 12.00/ 3c".

car race

borderless unmounted print depicts crowd in grandstand watching a car race. Verso ink stamp "This photograph was made by Pringle & Booth, 181 George St. Toronto, duplicates can be had at any time."

1966 Pontiac Parisienne Sport Coupe (car sub-series)

glossy gelatin silver prints with white border. Car depicted in black studio setting with man and woman standing behind it. Recto bottom left corner in pencil: "2." Verso inscriptions and cropping lines in pencil. Verso top right: "55/mm-Nov. '65." Verso centre: "26 picas." Verso bottom right: "100 scr. zinc half."; "98"; "49.5%"; "9771"; '$12." Verso bottom righ tin blue ink: "4- GM- Pontiac Parisienne Sport Coupe- '66"

[Automobile advertisement shot "M 10-98"] (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with white border. Depcits a car in front of a building, parked diagonally on a paved surface. The liscence plate reads "M 10-98." Verso has cropping lines in pencil and blue ink. Verso inscriptions in blue ink- top right: "55/mm-April"; centre: '27 1/2 picas"; bottom right: "100 Scr. 3inc halftone." Verso inscriptions, pencil- centre: "49.3"; bottom right: "$10." Black ink stamp, verso bottom right: "0637."

Ford Anglia Estate Car (car sub-series)

Glossy gelatin silver prints, white border. Depicts a hatchback car parked on the street in front of a house. Recto has two Crop lines in pencil, "2" in black ink in bottom left. Verso has crop marks in pencil. Verso inscriptions in pencil- top left: "Anglia Estate Car"; top centre: "38 1/4 R"; centre: "20 1/2 picas"; bottom right: "$10-" Verso inscriptions in blue ink, bottom right: "B669." Purple ink stamp, verso centre: "Herb Nott & Co. Ltd. 263 Davenport Rd., Toronto 5, Canada WA. 5-3177 Re-Order No. 61-1810-1"

Rover 3 Litre (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with white border. Dpicts an automobile from the front, parked in front of a large stone building. A woman stands behind the car. The liscence plate reads "SSJ540." A plaque above the front grate reads "Rover 3 Litre." Recto bottom left in black ink is written "2." Verso has cropping lines in pencil. Verso inscriptions in blue ink- top left: "B1420"; bottom centre: "June '61 Rover 3 Litre." Verso inscriptions in pencil- top right: "55/mm-July '61"; centre: "20 picas, 38 1/4 R"; bottom centre: "100 scr. 3inc half"; bottom right: "6010-74-1," "$10"

1962 Oldsmobile F-85 (car sub-series)

glossy gsp with large white border. Depicts a car seen from the sie, a man and woman standing behind it, and a patio table and umbrella to the right. Recto inscription in black ink, bottom left: "2." Verso has cropping lines in pencil. Verso inscriptions in pencil- top right: "55/mm-Nov '61"; centre: "28 1/2 picas"; bottom left: "57%, '62 Olds F-85"; bottom right: "$10". Verso in blue ink, bottom right: "B245"

[car on display at 11th Tokyo Motor Show] (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp, white border. Depicts a car on display in an exhibition hall. A sign on the wall in the background reads "11th Tokyo Motor Show." A sign on the ground in front of the car has some Japanese characters and "Rotary Piston Engine Test Car (800"/2 cylinder)". Recto bottom left in pen: "2." Verso inscriptions in pencil- cropping lines; top right: "55/mm-Jan'65"; centre: "27 1/2 picas"; bottom centre: "110 scr. 3inc half"; bottom right: "$20," "4101," "52."

1961 Volkwagen (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with white border. Car depicted on road next ot wooden fence. A woman is in driver's seat and another is getitng in to the passenger seat. Liscence plate reads: "Volkswagen De Luxe Coach." Recto inscription in grease pencil, bottom left: "2." Recto caption, bottom centre: "The 1961 Volkswagen features a newly designed engine putting out 40 horse power. Al four forward gears are synchronised. The Volkswagen now has an automatic shoke and windshield washers as standard equipment. Bright new colours and matching upholstery trim compliment the Volkswagen's exciting new poiwer and greater flexibililty. Reproduction allowed free of charge Volkswagen Canada Ltd." Verso label pasted in centre: Nor Baker Limited Artists :: Engravers :: Photographers 362 6411." Verso inscriptions in pencil- top right: "55/mm-Sept '65"; centre: "18 picas"; bottom right: "100 scr. 3inc half"; bottom right: "Calgary." Verso inscriptions in blue ink- top right: "36"; bottom right: "B1208."

Runabout and grocery cart (car sub-series)

Glossy gelatin silver prints with white border. Shows small three-wheeled concept vehicle in studio. Woman and child are opening trunk and wheeling up a cart of groceries. Recto caption, bottom centre: "Runabout." Recto inscription, bottom left in grease pencil: "2." Verso inscriptions in pencil- bottom left: "GM," bottom right: "$30." Note: this image was published in Automobiles of the Future by Irwin Stambler, Putnam's, 1966.

1966 Bentley T Series (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp, white border. Car seen from side depicted in a fields with treed background. The car has a "B" hood ornament. Recto inscription, black grease pencil, bottom left: "2." Verso top right has pasted-on label with typed instructions: "Bentley 'T' Series Not For Publication until October 6, 1965. See Release Herewith." Verso inscriptions in pencil- top right: "55/mm-Nov.'65"; centre: cropping lines, "24 picas"; bottom right: "110," "42.8%," "9771," "100 scr. 3inc half," "$20." Verso inscriptions in blue ink- bottom centre: "10," "for 1966- Bentley 'T' Series."

1965 Ford Bronco (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with white border. Depicts an open-top off-road behicle with folded down windsheild. Plain background. Liscence plate reads "WL 7448 1." Recto inscription, bottom left, black grease pencil: "2." Verso inscriptions in pencil- top right: "55/mm-Oct'65"; centre: cropping marks, "20picas"; bottom centre: "Ford '65- 'Bronco'"; bottom right: "353," "9679," "$25."

[auto parts store, interior] (car sub-series)

print with white border, mounted on black mat board. Depicts the interior of an auto parts store/ repair shop. A man and woman stand behind the counter, and a child sits on a chair. 2 automobiles are visible in the background. Signs above the counter read: "Not Responsible for Theft or Fire," "Keep Smiling," "Not REsponsible for Work Left Over 10 Days," "Credit is Out," "If You Don't See What You Want, Ask For It," "No Tools Loaned."

[Portrait of men in car at Stanley Park]

Item is a matte borderless print mounted on brown mat with darker brown border. Depicts six men in open-top car on a forest road. There is a large tree trunk directly behind the car. Recto embossed caption, bottom right: "Stanley Park photographers, Vancouver B.C."

Stanley Park Photographers

[B.C. Lake]

Semi-gloss print with white border depicting a mountainous landscape with forest and lake. There is a path around the lake with figures on it. A parkin glot is also visible through the trees.Verso red ink stamp, bottom right: "Enlargement by Eastman Photographic Materials Ltd. Vancouver, B.C." Cardboard support (not attached to photo) reads "Just a B.C. Lake. no significance."

Austin Healey Sprite MKIII (car sub-series)

Print with white border, shows car in studio. Recto caption: "Austin Healey Sprite MKIII, 1098 c.c. engine, 616 h.p. (gross) at 5, 750 r.p.m. New deluxe cockpit. New suspension. Copyright free. Austin press office, Longbridge, Birmingham, Priory 2101. neg. no. 120038." Recto inscriptions include cropping instructions, "55/mm June."

[Hillman 1600] (car sub-series)

border on print. Image depicts convertible on road in front of stone structure. Car marked "Hillman 1600." liscence plate reads "179-949 Ontario 1961." Verso inscriptions include cropping markings, "Hillman 1600 Deluxe." Verso caption, red ink stamp, "Ron Viskers, ARPS photography 168 Davenport Road WA 2-1227 Toronto 5, Ont, ref. no. ___"

[Three young men and a car]

Item is a snapshot photograph of three young men and a car. Two are standing beside the car while one is inside. Car is parked outside infront of some trees, picket fence and a shed. Back of the photograph has handwritten in black ink: 'Winston Hoyle 31 Concord Street Coaticook Que.'

[Group portrait with a car]

Item is an unmounted group portrait of four men and one woman sitting in a car. It is believed to be a Ford Model A car dating from 1903 which is how the photograph is dated. All four men are wearing bowlers hats, and suits with jackets and ties. Woman is wearing a large hat with flowers. Man behind wheel and another in backseat both have mustaches. Studio backdrop. Black band across top of image.

1965 Vauxhall Viva (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with white borders. Man and women depicted sitting in a car white two children run towards it. The setting is a tree-lined grassy field. Recto inscription in ink, bottom left: "Vauxhall B Viva 2" Verso inscriptionsin pencil: cropping marks; top right: "55/mm-april"; centre: "20 picas"; bottom left: "'65 Vauxhall Viva deLuxe"; bottom right: "120, "37.5%," "5546," "$10."

Runabout (car sub-series)

Glossy gelatin silver prints with white border. Small three-wheeled concept car shown in studio setting. Printed number '2' pasted to left side of image area. Recto caption, bottom centre: "Ruanbout." Recto inscription, lower left, in ink: "2." Verso has cropping lines in centre area. Verso inscriptions in pencil- top right: "55/mm- July"; bottom centre: "B"; bottom right: "1186," "strip up," "42.9," "$30."

Firebird IV reverse view (car sub-series)

Glossy gelatin silver prints with white border. Depicts a futuristic concept car from the rear corner in a studio setting. A printed number '1' is pasted to the left side of the image area. Recto caption, bottom centre: "Firebird IV." Recto inscription, in black ink, bottom left: "2." Verso inscriptions in pencil- cropping lines; top right: "55/mm-July"; bottom centre: "A"; bottom right: "1186," "strip up," "42.9," "$30."

Vauxhall Victor Instrument Panel (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with white border. Depicts the steering wheel and driver's side interior of a car. Recto inscription in black ink, bottom left: "2." Typed caption on paper taped to recto top edge of photograph: "FOR REALEASE IMMEDIATELY This handsome instrument panel is one of the many styling features of the new Vauxhall Victor, introduced today by General Motors of Canada, Limited. The Vauxhall is built in England by General Motors. -30- (E)"

Old Timers Rally Hull (cars sub-series)

gsp with white border, semi-gloss surface. Glued at corners to thin paper. Depicts two men in racing car, surrounded by spectators, road, wooden fence. Car bears the number "46" and license plate "NN 4104." Recto typed caption, bottom: "Old Timers Rally Hull 25th September, 1948. 1923 8 H.P. O.H.V. Gwynne." Verso in pencil: "Ellis Armley."

Chevrolet Toronado (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp, white border. Depicts a car with man and woman standing behind it, outdoors, with a brick wall and trees in the background. Recto caption printed in photograph: "Toronado - A Chevrolet Experiemental Car on Exhibit at General Motors Futurama New York World's Fair." Verso crop lines and inscriptions in pencil. Vero top right: "55/mm-July"; centre: "20 picas"; bottom right: "1186," "36.3," "$15."

Jaguar E-Type Roadster (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with white border. Side view of a sports car on white studio background. Recto inscription, bottom left, black ink: "2." Verso red ink stamp, top centre: "Please Credit Jaguar Cars Inc. 32 East 57th Street New York 22." Verso inscriptions in green ink- top right: "55/mm-Sept"; centre: cropping marks, 27 1/2 picas"; bottom right: "100 scr. 3inc half." Verso inscriptions in pencil- centre: "23 3/4 R"; bottom right: "$25," "B669."

WWI family album

Brown cloth cover with gold embossed letters- "Photographs." Black pages with photographs mounted with glue. Notation on photo borders with black ink. Sewn binding. Photographs are mostly family snapshots of people, sometimes with automobiles or in uniform from the Northcote family. Also included are images of golfing, bridges, fishing, horse riding, camping, farms, cattle, sheep, chicken coops, horse drawn sleigh, the beach, trees, houses, dogs, trains, children, biking, deer and wagons. Three newspaper articles are pasted in. One about the Northcote family (mother, six sons and two daughters) all serving in the war, one about Pte. Wm. Clements dying in battle, and one of Corporal Northcote being the first Royal Engineer to be awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal.

Bison side view (car sub-series)

Glossy gelatin silver prints with whtie border. Shows a side view of a futuristic truck/industrial vehicle with '75' printed on the side. A man sits in the driver's seat. Reflection of the wheels is visible on the floor. Recto caption, bottom centre: "Bison." Recto inscription, bottom left, black ink: '2." Verso inscription in pencil, bottom left: "GM," bottom right: "$25."

Studebaker Commander (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with white border. Depcits navy officer in crested hat and jacket sitting in a convertible. The car is sitting on grass in fron of a building. The front of the car reads "commander." The liscence plate reads "Michigan 1963 LN 9269 Water Wonderland." Recto inscription, bottom left, black ink; "2." Verso inscriptions in pencil include cropping marks. Top right: "55.mm-Oct"; centre: "20 picas"; bottom left: "Commander & car"; bottom right: "100 scr. 3inc half," "3067," "30," "$25." Remnants of blue printed paper pasted to Verso bottom read: "from [...]HENY LUDLU[...]"

1966 Plymouth Valiant Signet (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with white borders. Car depicted from slightly above. It is parked at the edge of a lake. A woman sits inside waving to a man in the water. Recto inscription bottom left, in grease pencil: "2" Verso inscriptions include cropping marks in pencil- Verso top right: "55/mm-Nov.'65"; centre: "24 picas"; bottom right: "$10." Verso inscriptions in blue ink- top right: "'66 Valiant Signet"; bottom right: "8". Verso paper printed with pattern reading "a Kodak paper."

Firebird IV (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with white border. Depicts a futuristic concpt car in a sutdio setting. Woman and child sit in the the car while a man stands behind it. Recto inscription in black grease pencil, bottom left: "2." Recto caption, bottom centre: "Firebird IV." Verso inscriptions in pencil- bottom left: "GM," bottom right: "$30."

G.M.-X (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with white borders. Depicts a futuristic concept car in a studio. Recto caption, bottom centre: "G.M.-X." Recto inscription, bottom left, black ink: "2." Verso inscriptions in pencil- top right: "55/mm-July"; centre: cropping lines; bottom centre: "pic C"; bottom right: "1186," "strip up," "42.9," "$30."

Bison (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with white border. Depcits a futuristic truck/industrial vehicle in a studio setting. A man is in the driver's seat. The vehicle has the number '75' printed on the back, and the vehicle's reflection is visible in the shiny floor. REcto has red ink cripping marks on right and left sides. Recto centre left has a printed number pasted to the image surface: "4." Recto caption, bottom centre: "Bison." Recto inscription, bottom left, in blakc ink: "2." Verso inscriptions in pencil- centre: cropping lines; top right: "55/mm-July"; bottom centre: "pic D"; bottom right: "strip up," "1186," "32.7," $25."

66 Chevrolet Caprice (car sub-series)

Glossy gelatin silver prints with white border. Depicts car parked ouside palatial structure, man and woman walking towards car. Recto bottom right in blue pen: " '66 Chevrolet Caprice A". Verso inscriptions include various cropping marks and arrows in pencil, as well as upper right "55/mm Nov. '65," middle "26 picas," bottom right "98"; "49.5%"; "9771"; "$12"; "100 SCR zinc half." Verso bottom right in blue pen: "5"; "GM- Chevrolet '66 'Caprice'."

1962 Ford Galaxie 500 XL (car sub-series)

glossy gelatin silver prints with white border. Image of car on desert landscape, shot with door open and woman in front passenger seat. Car liscence plate reads 1962. Inset image shows gear shift and driver's interior. Recto bottom left in black ink: "2." Verso inscriptions in pencil include cropping markings. Verso upper right: "55/mm-May"; "Mortise for type." Verso centre: "27 1/2 picas." Verso bottom left: "48.5 Ford Galaxie 500 XL." Verso bottom right; "$12." Verso bottom right in blue ink: 'B590."

[automobile hoists] (car sub-series)

Glossy gelatin silver prints composite photo depicting four different auto hoists, three with cars on them. The print has white borders. Recto has cropping marks in blue ink. Recto caption, bottom left: "H-228." Verso black ink stamp, top right: "MAR 26 1958." Verso inscriptions in ink- centre: "20 1/2," bottom right: "$15," bottom right: cropping lines, "13 picas," "55/mm-May," "100 scr. 3inc half," "Rotary." Verso black ink stamp, bottom right: "3415."

Ford GT (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with large white borders. Depicts a race/sports car from the front corner, sitting on a paved surface with white lines. Recto inscription, bottom left, blakc ink: "2." Verso Inscriptions in pencil- top right: '55/mm-July"; centre: cropping marks, "20 picas"; bottom right: "1186," "36.3," "$25." Verso inscriptions in red ink- bottom left: "Ford GT car."

Ford Consul 315 (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with large white border. Photograph of a retouched photograph of an automobile against grey background. Recto has several crop marks in pencil and in black ink, "2" in bottom left corner. Verso top centre, black ink stamp: "Photography by P E & E Photo Engravers and Electrotypers Ltd." Verso has pencil cropping marks and inscriptions in pencil. Top centre: "61-418"; top right: "55/mm- Sept."; centre: "20 1/2 picas, 30R, B"; bottom right: "100 Scr. 3inc half," "consul 315," "$10". In blue ink, bottom right; "B996"

Vauxhall Victor (car sub-series)

Glossy print with large white borders. Car paked in front of stables. One man and two women stand looking at the car. Liscence plate reads "Victor." Lettering on front of car hood reads "Vauxhall." Recto inscription in ink, bottom left: "2 Vauxhall (A) Victor 101." Verso inscriptions include croppings marks in pencil. Top right: "55/mm-Feb"; centre: "20 picas"; bottom right: "$10," "4410," "44.5."

[Stockholm cityscape]

Matte gsp with no borders. Depicts a city landscape centred on a large building, which has signs reading, "Margaretaskolen," "Hotell Stockholm," "Aftonbladet," "SAS," "GULF," and "British European Airways." No inscriptions.

Sunbeam Minx (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with white border. Car in studio with woman is depicted. Recto caption, bottom right: "Herb Nott and Co Ltd" Recto inscription in black ink, bottom left: "2." Verso Purple ink stamp, centre: "Herb Nott & Co. Ltd. 263 Davenport Rd. Toronto 5, Canada WA. 5-3177, Re-order No. 64-2303-1" Verso pencil inscriptions- top right: "55/mm-Feb"; centre: "2701/2 picas"; bottom left: "Rootes Motors Sunbeam Deluxe Sedan"; bototm right: "$10," "440," "49." Verso also has cropping lines in pencil.