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UK and Canada album

Item is an album containing photographs of Canada and the UK. Item has a black cloth cover bound with red string. Notations are handwritten in ink and pencil.
Canadian locations include: Lake Manitoba, Lake Champlain, St. Lawrence river, Port Stanley, Quebec. UK locations include: Manchester Ship Canal, Liverpool, New Brighton, Chester, Wallasey, Bidston.
Two photographs dated 1905.
Themes include: ships, boats, sailing, fishing, S.S. Dominion, Campania, family photographs, mountainous landscapes, trains, early motorcycle, horses as transportation.

Shields, Lorne

Northern Ontario

Red cover bound with red string. Black pages. Most photographs mounted using black photo corners; smaller photographs appear to be glued in. Heavily annotaed with notations and drawings in white ink - fading in places - including quote from Wilbur D. Nesbit's poem "Smile".
Individual and group portraits show family and friends in rural life settings and on various trips including skiing, mining, mountainous terrain, several lakes. Several captions include dates 1936, 1937, 1938.
Themes: family photographs, rural and farm life, family/group trips, gold mining, cars, trains, aeroplanes, cameras, skiing.
Geographic locations: Wasaga Beach, Dickey Lake, Redstone Road, Milford Bay, Porcupine Lake, Redstone River, Red Lake, McIntyre Mines, Hudson's Bay Co. post at Pine Ridge, Val Gagne.
Names include: Johnny Jones and Sandy McIntyre; Norman Bonter; Eddie, Harvey and Irene Hurst; Jack Kelman; Bob Newbegin; Marge and Jimmy Walton; Mike Costnik; Cliff Miles; Carl Merger; Jack McLaren; Lex Lanengan; Al Laver; Jean Alexander and George Humphreys; Captain Webb; E. and F. Croteau.

Canada album

Unbound, black pages. Notations in white ink and pencil. Mostly scenic and landscape photographs; small number of architectural photographs and environmental portraits.
Locations: Moore's Falls, Elliott Falls, Black River, Norland Dam, Toronto Bay, Montmorency Falls, Mud Turtle Lake.
Places: Toronto University, Legislative Chamber in Parliament Building, Osgood Hall Library, City Hall Main Entrance.
Themes: landscape, lakes, sailboat, architecture.

Northern Ontario album

Black cover with the word "photographs" embossed in gold; bound with red string. Black pages. Photographs are moutned directly to the page or inserted under cut-out windows overlaying the page. Front and back end pages are loose.

Themes include: portraits, landscapes, waterscapes waterfalls, boats and canoes, houses, carriages, railroad tracks, National Flag of Canada c. 1896.

Sites include the Canadian Bank of Commerce, W. J. Bauldry's Boat-House, Cobalt Open Call Mining Exchange, The Imperial Bank of Canada.

Portraits and houses album

Red leather cover. Spine detaching from cover. Black pages.

Themes include portraits, houses and churches, farm life, early cameras, early cars, early trains, early bikes, steamboats, waterscapes.

Includes a photograph of the steamboat Argyle [formerly The Empress of India, built in 1876; rebuilt/renamed in 1899/1902 (conflict among sources); renamed Frontier in 1912]. See < maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca > search "Argyle steamboat".

Grand Canyon album

Front cover missing; back cover in tact. Bound with black string; loose. Black pages. Notations in white ink. Photographs mounted using black photo corners. A few Kodak Colour photograph. Some photographs loose.

Locations include: Mississippi River; Amarillo, Texas; Grand Canyon; Santa Monica, Pasadena, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, San Francisco, all California; Union Square, San Francisco; Chicago, Illinois; Stamford, Connecticut.

Sites include: El Toyar Hotel, Hermit's Rest, Cedar Mountain and Painted Desert, all in Grand Canyon; Public Library, LA; General Pershing Square and General McArthur Square, LA; Golden Gate Park; Bay Bridge; Mission Dolores; Lincoln Park; Union Station, LA; Beloeil Que; Museum of Science, Chicago; Wyoming State Museum; Historic Oregon Trail.

Themes include: portraits, tourist snapshots, scenic landscapes and views, dogs.

British Columbia album

Black cover embossed with "photographs" in gold, bound with black string. Black pages. Notations in white ink. Photographs mounted using black photo corners. A few loose photographs. Many photographs missing.

Sites include: St. Mary's River, the Rockies, Kicking Horse River, Arrow Lakes, Harrison Lake, Stanley Park, Vancouver Tennis Clubhouse in Shaugnessy Heights, Rose Gardens in the Empress Hotel Grounds, Canadian National Park Wainwright, Saskatchewan wheat fields,

Locations include: Calgary, Field, Nakusp, Vancouver, the Malahat,

Themes include: portraits, scenic landscapes and waterscapes, gardening, early cars, animals, early tractors, rural farm life, wheat harvesting, houses, churches, early ferries.

Notable: President Harding in Stanley Park, 1923.

People and places album

Decorated cover detached from binding. Beige pages. Notations in black ink. Some loose photographs. Many pages blank. One of blank pages has "Stouffville" written, but no photos.

Sites include: Ontario Hotel, Cucamonga Vineyard, Arrowhead Hot Springs Hotel, orange and apricot orchards, Old Mission Church in San Gabriel LA, Riverdale Park in Toronto.

Locations include: Ontario, San Bernardine, Santa Monica beach, San Antonio Canyon, Riverside, San Diego,

Themes include: sceni landscapes, rural farm work, early railroads, agriculture.

Dates include: Decoration Day, 18[8/9]5, 1905, March and April 1921.

WWII family album

Black cover embossed letters ("Photographs") and image of deer. Bound with black string. Balck pages. Photographs mounted with glue or photo corners.Notations on photograph borders in black ink. Some loose photographs. One or two loose pages.

Dates include: August 1938, Fall 1939, 1941, September 1942, July 1943, summer 1944, 1945, 1956, winter 1947, 1948.

Locations include: Magog, Lac Superior, Quebec; Riverdale Park, Toronto, Ontario; Prince Edward Island; New York; Florida; England;
Themes include: Royal Montreal Regiment in Farnham, family portraits, weddings.

Kiwanis showboat days album

Black leather cover, gold embossing ("photographs" and "showboat days"). Black pages with photographs glued in. Album bound by black braided string. "No. A Balmoral Album / Made in Canada by Canadian Kodak Co. Limited (Genuine Leather)."

Mostly collage work, cut out from show program, newspaper clippings of reviews and actual photogrpahs about the Kiwanis International musical play "Showboat Days".

Carte de visite album

Item is a photograph album with an ornate cover and metal clasps. Gold trimmed pages with openings to insert the CDVs. Spine in very poor condition; some torn pages; one loose photograph. Contains 26 gelatin silver and albumen photographs.

Many pages are empty. One loose photograph. Photographs consist of portraits; some with animals such as dogs or horses.

Photo studios include McMillan, Ontario and J Nicol Photographer, Nairn.

Canada album

Black cover album with black pages bound by black braided string. The word "Photographs" is embosed on front cover in gold lettering. Photographs held in with black photo corners.

Photographs are mostly family snapshots, on the beach, at home, having a picnic and by the lake; some include domestic animals. Some photographs taken Ottawa, and Niagara Falls, and at Balboa Island, California, among other destinations.

Photo stores include Thompson's Camera and Art Store.
Date on the back of a loose photograph says "Apr. / 30".

Quebec album

Flexible green plastic cover with gold lettering ("photographs"). Coated metal ring binding. Black pages, notation in pencil and ink on adhesive labels. Photographs mounted with photo corners. Many photographs missing. Some drawings in white pencil.

Album also includes some photographi reproductions, almost small postcards, of well-known sites such as Hotel de Ville - City Hall; The Basilica; Kent House, and others.

Locations and sites include: City Hall; Basilica; Statue of Taschereau; Duffering Terrace; The Chateau Monument to Wolfe; Cathedral of the Holy Trinity; St. Louis Gate; Provincial Parliament Buildings; Montmorency Falls.

Themes include street views, cathedrals, monuments, cannons ("old guns") of the Main Battery; mortars.

UK and France album

Brown fabric cover with gold embossing. Gold finish on edges of pages. Spine and bindings missing. White pages with notations in pencil. Gold initials "MRTB" on title page. Photographs mounted with glue.

Other items mounted to pages include postcards, newspaper clippings about Stonehenge and other rock monuments,
Loose items include "Bain's Map of the Country of Nairn" (partly torn).

Sites and locations include: Roman Arena; Nice, France; Nairn River; Brodie Castle; Inshoch Castle; Pict and Scot War Stone; Queen's Head in Burley.

Themes include: scenic views and vistas, landscapes, some architecture images of churches and castles, harburfronts.

Toronto album

Black textured cover album with black pages. Handwritten notations in white ink. Photographs are glued in.

Inside cover has what appears to be a very small, very thin horseshoe mounted to the page; also, a small card is mounted to the page - contains two poems: "In Flanders' Fields" written by Colonel John McCrae from Canada serving in France 1917, and "America's Answer" written by R. W. Lillard appearing in the New York Evening Post.

On the third right-hand page, centre photo "Belle of a Masquerade", bottom left corner, faded date 1919. Other handwritten notations include summer 1911, summer 1913

Other items include newspaper clippings of marriage announcements,

Locations include: Simcoe, Humber River, Kew Beach, Toronto "Ex", Scarborough Bluffs, Scaroborugh Beach Park, Lake Ontario, Allan Gardens, Canadian Rockies, sites in Frisco [San Francisco], California, "Moore's Ltd" 380 Yonge - Toronto;
Thmes include: casual portraits, dogs,

Homesteads album

Black cardboard and leather cover with gold embossed letters "Photos", bound with white string. White pages with white fabric guards/binding. Notations in black ink. Photographs mounted with glue on one side of page only. Some pages loose where fabric guards/binding have worn through. Some pages left blank towards end of album.

Themes include group portraits at social gatherings, photographs of houses, scenic views, "Parliament Buildings" (place unknown),.

Port Cunnington Album

Green cover album bound by white by white braided string. Black pages, photos held inwith clear photo corners. Handwritten notations in white pencil. Interleaving with spider web design between each page.

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.

RCAF WWII album

Blue cover with gold embossed letters- "Scrap Book." Bound with black string. White pages, photographs mounted photo corners or glue. Notation in black ink. Photographs are snapshots of people in front of buildings, street scenes, houses, streetcars, a transmitter station, soldiers, air force, Bolton Abbey, Bernard Castle, and other sites.
Other materials include a postcard of Robbins Drug Store in New Brunswick, five telegrams from Allan Jackson, four newspaper articles about wireless operators, three articles about women entering the Royal Canadian Air Force, a booklet from Westminster Abbey entitled "Westminster Memories," and eleven small souvenir picture cards featuring different interiors, a brochure called "What's on and Where to Go in Glasgow," a pamphlet about the Castle of Edinburgh, a letter from Allan Jackson to his wife Mrs. G.A. Jackson in Montreal, a map of London, a London Underground map, two London transport day tickets, and several pamphlets from various sites in London.

Banff album

Brown soft cover album with word "Photographs" on front. Bound by green braided string. Black pages with photos glued in. Handwritten notations in pencil. Back cover folded in upper left corner.
Photographs are family snapshots taken around Toronto, Orillia, Banff, Regina, Ancaster, Moose Jaw and Saskatoon. Some activities include rowing, tennis, canoeing, and attending various events.

Cottage album

Black textured soft cover. Black pages with photographs hand cut and mounted with glue. Many of the last pages are blank.
Photographs are amateur family snapshots taken at various locations including houses and a log cabin. There are landscapes and pictures of the family and children participating in various activities, including fishing, canoeing, horseback riding, and other cottage types of activities. There are also images taken in a photobooth, and photos of the family dog.

Shields, Lorne

Souvenir of Toronto, Ont

Brown soft cover album with gold details. Bound by brown braided string. Black pages with photos held in with photo corners. Handwritten notations in black ink and green pencil.
Photographs are snapshots of houses, interiors, cars and a few of people in Shanty Bay, Toronto and around Ontario.

Print album

Black soft cover album with word "Photographs" on front in white lettering. Bound by green braided string. Black pages with photos glued in as well as tape. Mostly illustrations and sketches only 1 photo (g.s.p.) but note in pencil on photo says 1858 - Crimean War? Includes a receipt of "returned soldier's insurance" - 1930

Professor with long beard

Item is a cabinet card of a professor with a long beard. Imprint below photograph reads 'Kellie and Co. Portraits', illegible inscription on surface of photograph. Inscription on verso reads, 'From Prof. Duchariue to his pupil Florence L. Roe Dec 26th 1893. 900 Dorchester St Montreal'.

Kellie and Co. Portraits

Portrait of a young man wearing sailor suit

Item is a brown card mount with gold leaf-patterned border and gold letterpress at bottom, reading "Jas A. Ross/ 161 Barrington St./ HALIFAX, N.S." Photograph shows a young man wearing a sailor-style suit, the same as pictured in 2005.001.101. He is seated in a wicker chair against a blurred background.

Jas. A. Ross

Man and woman on sled

Item is a cabinet card of a man and woman on a sled. Text below photograph reads, 'Summerhayes & Walford, Montreal'. Text on verso of card reads, 'Summerhayes & Walford Photographers, Montreal'. Illegible inscription on verso.

Summerhayes & Walford

Hodgkiss Studios business card

Item is a business card for Hodgkiss studios. It is white card with red text that reads: "PASSPORT and PORTRAIT / PHOTOGRAPHS / Ready While You Wait / REASONABLE PRICES / Hodgkiss Studios / 3 ADELAIDE E., TORONTO / EM 6-5342 / Old Photographs and Documents Copied". Verso is blank.

Hodgskiss Studios

Portrait of boy and girl in outdoor scene

Item is a cream cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom, "Thom Winnipeg." Photograph shows two children in front of a painted backdrop, depicting a lake and trees. The boy holds a straw hat and the girl is seated on a wooden chair made of twigs. Another straw hat leans against the chair.

Thom

Dorothy Christie Orr

Item is a portrait of young lady standing in front of window. Signature in pencil on surface reads, 'Notman & Son-'. Inscription in blue ink on back reads, 'Late Dorothy Christie Orr'. Inscription in pencil on back reads, '218051'

William Notman & Son

John Doolittle White

Item is a carte de visite portrait of a man. Black type on back reads, 'N.C. Lalonde Photographer, 18 St. Lawrence St. Montreal.' and 'In case of demand the Negative is preserved'. Inscription in pencil on back reads, 'John Doolittle White died 1870 at 89'

N.C. Lalonde

Portrait of a man in fur coat

Item is a cream cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom centre, "H.C. TAIT./ PHOTOGRAPHS, FANCY GOODS." Photograph shows an old man with long beard in fur coat, seated in an interior, slightly blurred setting. He holds a paper that reads, upside-down, "THE/ -OGRAPH/-/[illegible]".

H.C. Tait Photographs

Portrait of man

Item is a carte-de-visite style portrait of a man with a moustache. Black type beneath photograph reads, 'Summerhayes & Walford, Montreal'. Black type on back of card reads, 'Summerhayes & Walford, Photographers, No. 1 Bleury Street, Montreal'

Summerhayes & Walford

A.T. Orr

Item features two portraits side by side of same man in different outfits. Black text below photographs reads, 'A.T. Orr c/o Jerry Lodge Associates Ltd. 105 Carlton St, Toronto, 2, Ont. 363-0022'

Portrait of woman

Item is a portrait of woman in Victorian dress. Black text below photograph reads, 'Wilkinson Bros. Cookshire, Que.' Inscription in black ink on back of card reads, 'Alfred and Florence with love from the original'

Wilkinson Bros.

Emily Rae

Item is a portrait of woman. Text in blue ink below photograph reads, 'Kellie & Co. Portraits'. Inscription in pencil on back of card reads, 'Emily Rae'.

Kellie and Co. Portraits

Prince of Wales

Item is a photograph of a car on crowded street. Inscription in black ink on back of card reads, 'The prince of Wales Leaving (illegible) Nov. 1919', written over inscription in pencil, illegible.

First visit to Canada

Item is a photograph of a building and two blurry figures in foreground. Inscription in black ink on back of photograph reads, 'First visit to Canada and (illegible) of Edward Prince of Wales, 1919.', written over illegible inscription in pencil.

Mrs. Orr

Item is a portrait of woman in white dress standing in front of rocky beach. Inscription on back in pencil reads, 'Mrs. Orr 80%'. Inscription in black ink reads, 'Kitimat - Aug. 1956 (Note Snow). Green stamp reads, 'August 1 (illegible)

Portrait of woman, vignetted

Item is a vignetted photograph, portrait of an old woman in black dress, in oval matt with black letterpress at bottom right, "M.M. Morton/ LINDSAY, ONT." Mat is enclosed in a bi-fold grey card with embossed drawing of sun with face on the right side.

M.M. Morton

Portrait of a female graduate

Item is a dark brown card with gold letterpress at bottom centre, "J. FRASER BRYCE/ 107 KING STREET WEST, TORONTO". Picture is 3/4 view of a woman in cap and gown, holding a book in her left hand, with a white fur hood draped across her shoulders, possibly indicating an undergraduate degree obtained. A sticker on the verso reads "$1.00/ D".

J. Fraser Bryce

Portrait of woman by Jones

Item is a cabinet card portrait of woman in Victorian dress, decorated with flowers. Brown text below photograph reads, 'Jones Photographer, 42 Fabrique St. Quebec'. Inscription in black ink on back of card reads, 'Dr. A.E. Orr 85 Union Ave'.

Mrs. Roe

Item is a small portrait of woman mounted on a larger grey card. Stamp below photograph reads, 'Phillips Square, Montreal Wm. Notman & Son'. Inscription in blue ink on back of card reads, 'My grandmother Mrs. Roe'. Inscription in pencil reads, '146320'.

William Notman & Son

Mrs. Roe

Portrait of woman. Stamp below photograph reads, 'Phillips Square, Montreal Wm. Notman & Son'. Inscription in black ink on back of mount reads, 'Grand, given me in the year 1919'.

William Notman & Son

Portrait of man

Item is a portrait of man. Text below photograph reads, 'Wm. Notman & Son - Montreal'. Text on back of photograph reads, 'W. Notman, also at Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, & St. John, N.B.'

William Notman & Son

Dr.'s at Mcgill

Item is a portrait of man with long grey beard. Text below photograph reads, 'Wm. Notman & Son - Montreal'. Inscription in blue ink on back of card reads, 'Drs at McGill'. Text on back of card reads 'W. Notman Montreal 1876 also at Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, & St. John, N.B.'

William Notman & Son

Dr.'s at McGill

Item is a portrait of man. Text below photograph reads, 'Wm. Notman & Son-Montreal.' Inscription in blue ink on back of card reads, 'Dr.'s at McGill'. Text on back of card reads, 'W. Notman Montreal 1876 Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, & St John, N.B.'

William Notman & Son

Dr.'s at McGill

Item is a portrait of man. Gold text below photograph reads, 'Wm. Notman & Son-Montreal'. Inscription in blue ink on back of card reads, 'Dr.'s at McGill'. Text on back of card reads, 'W. Notman Montreal 1876 Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, & St John, N.B.'

William Notman & Son

Composite group portraits

Item is a cabinet card composite portrait of approximately 88 men. Black ink circles eight of these portraits. Inscription to the left of photograph reads, 'Paris - 1895? (illegible)'. Text below photograph reads, Wm. Notman & Son - Montreal'. Text on back of card reads, 'W. Notman Montreal 1876'.

William Notman & Son

My grandmother

Item is a cabinet card portrait of woman. Inscription in blue ink on back of card reads, 'Think this is my grandmother Emily Godard, Mrs. Alfred Roe when young E.V.O.'. Gold text on back of card reads, 'W. Notman, Montreal Branches at Toronto and Halifax'

William Notman & Son

Constance Orr infant portrait

Item is a portrait of baby standing on a chair. The mother's arm is subtley draped in the background. Embossed beneath the photograph reads, 'Phillips Square, Montreal, Wm. Notman & Son'. Inscription in black ink on back of mount reads, 'Constance Orr'.

William Notman & Son

Portrait of man with moustache

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card featuring a vignetted portrait of man. Text below photograph reads, 'Wm. Notman & Son - Montreal'. Text on back of photograph reads, 'W. Notman, also at Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, & St. John, N.B.'

William Notman & Son

Cabinet card holder

Item is a paper cabinet card holder. Printed text on cover reads, 'Paid Book Post, Printed Matter only'. Blue stamp reads, 'Star Office, Feb 5 1895. Inscription in ink reads, 'Lady Traveller Star Office Montreal'. Text on back cover reads, 'Wm. Notman & Son Photographers to the Queen 17 Bleury Street Montreal. Branches in United States. Boston, Mass. Albany, NY. Newport, R.I. Branches in Canada, Halifax, N.S. St. John, N.B. Ottawa, Ont.

William Notman & Son

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