Item 2018. - Famous People

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Famous People

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  • [ca. 1850-1992] (Creation)

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95 photograph : sterographs, black and white & colour

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Item consists of stereographs depicting famous and other notable figures such as royalty, celebrities, actresses, generals
15 Stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.
7 Stereoscopic photographs by Kilburn Brothers, 8 in association with James M. Davis
16 Stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood
3 Stereoscopic photographs by F. Jarvis
6 Stereoscopic photographs by Littleton View Co.
2 Stereoscopic photographs by J. G. Royce
2 Stereoscopic photographs by Fritz Luckhardt
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Strohmeyer & Wyman
1 Stereoscopic photograph by C. W. Carter
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Universal View Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by F. M. Yeager
1 Stereoscopic photograph by A. M. Plant
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Snap Shot Photo Co.
2 Stereoscopic photographs by H. C. White Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Aaron F. Burtt, Jr.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by E. W. Kelley
1 Stereoscopic photograph by H. E. Strout
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Dr. Stolze & Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by J. Gurney & Son
1 Stereoscopic photograph by H. D. Girdwood
1 Stereoscopic photograph by London Stereoscopic Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by T. Eaton Co.
1 Stereoscopic Photograph by Quaker Oats Co.
27 Stereoscopic photographs by unidentified publishers
1 series called " A Pilgrimage to See Pope Pius IX" by Underwood & Underwood

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Most are in good condition; some are fading or cracked

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The collection was collected by the late Dr. Martin J. Bass and Gail Silverman Bass and donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives by Gail Bass in 2018.


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