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Family portrait with parents and four children
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- Graphic material
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Statement of scale (cartographic)
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[between 1896 and 1902] (Creation)
- Durrer, W.S.
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1 photograph: 15.3 x 11.2
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Name of creator
Walter S. Durrer operated a photographic portrait studio under his own name, located in Formosa, Ontario.
Scope and content
Item consists of a beige card with black letterpress at bottom right, "W.S. Durrer,/ Formosa." Photograph shows a man in sack coat and waistcoat with tie, holding a boy in a sailor style suit at his side. In the centre, a young girl in a dress with two layers of ruffles at the neck is seated, while a boy in fitted suit jacket and ascot stands behind her. The wife and youngest girl are seated a the right. The woman wears a dress with a fitted sleeve with ball shaped puff which dates the style to 1897. The girl wears a dress in sailor style with a square lapel.
Fair. The card is badly stained and the photograph is abraded around the edges, with some loss of detail in highlights.
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Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction.