Item 2008.001.1465 - Family portrait

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Family portrait

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2008.001.1465

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  • between 1891-1895 (Creation)
    Creator
    Johnson & Co.

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1 photograph: 10.9 x 16.1

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(1891-1895)

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Johnson & Co. was a photography studio that operated in Toronto, Ontario.

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Item consists of a grey card with embossed gold text at bottom edge, "Johnson/ 513 QUEEN ST. WEST./ TORONTO." At the centre of the text, a design with Royal crest and the words "Royal Studio". Photograph affixed sideways, portrait of a family group with two women, possibly twins, and four boys, and a man. There is a drum in one corner of the photograph that reads "THE/ -SGR-VE". On verso, gold borders frame the text "Johnson & Co.,/ ARTISTIC/ Photographers/ TORONTO - -ONT./ PICTURES FINISHED IN/ Oil, Water Color and Crayon/ LIFE SIZE A SPECIALTY./ Duplicates can be had at any time by/ sending name./ INSTANTANEOUS PROCESS." At the left side, a drawing of a crown with the text "Royal Studio".

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Good. The card is fairly abraded and image is yellowed.

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