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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 three children with toys

Item is a pink cabinet card with red backing. In gold letterpress at bottom, "Peppiatt FERGUS." Image is of three children with toys. The youngest is seated in the centre holding a doll in her lap. On the left, a child in striped dress sits on a rocking horse, and to the right, a boy stands holding the reins to a wooden horse head lying on the floor. On verso, in pencil, "1.00".

Peppiatt

Portrait of man with guitar

Item is a brown card with silver border and silver letterpress, showing Ontario crest and text "B. Frank Stewart/ ORILLIA, ONT." Image is of a man playing a guitar. He sits on an elaborate cushioned chair in front of a painted backdrop depicting plants. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "Toronto - Normal S. opened Nov 1. 1847/ Miss J. Dawson(?)"

B. Frank Stewart

Portrait of a woman

Item is a bi-fold card with grey card and silver embossed key design at top. Inside photograph of a young woman with a short, bobbed hairstyle. In black letterpress at bottom of inside card, "Portrait by Fulton C. Stewart, Lindsay, Ont."

Fulton C. Stewart

Group portrait of family with five children

Item consists of a white card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "Swithun King/ Barrie and/ Orillia". In the centre, a design with artist's palette and brushes contains the text "EXTRA/ FINISH". Photograph is a group portrait of a man and woman with 5 children. The woman stands at the back, holding the youngest child in what appears to be a velvet trimmed dress. Two girls are seated on chairs and the boy sits on the floor in front. A girl in tartan dress stands at the knees of the father on the left. Behind the group, a backdrop with leaves and a mirror. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "L-10.00".

Swithin King

Portrait of George Rouuthwad(?)

Item consists of a photograph mounted on cream card with decoratively frayed edges. Image of a man in glasses. There is a embossed stamp at the bottom centre of card with the letters "NFB" above a version of the Canadian shield and the text "CANADA" below. Image shows a man in glasses. Handwritten in red ink on the bottom right of the image, "Alf Martin/ Thanks for all/ your help./ George Rouuthwad(?)/ Jan/ 46".

Portrait of T. A. Brown

Item consists of a photograph mounted on cream card with decoratively frayed edges. Handwritten note at bottom of image on card in black ink, "To my friend/ Alf Martin, with all regards/ T. A. Brown." Photographer's stamp to the right, "J. Alex Castonguay". Photograph is portrait of a man in suit and tie, blurred, against dark background.

Castonguay, Joseph Alex, 1877-1972

Portrait of Joseph M. Pjatt(?)

Item consists of a photograph mounted on cream card with decoratively frayed edges. Handwritten note at bottom of image on card, in black ink, "A Souvenir of Wartime Housing - 1941-45./ Sincerely Joseph M. Pjatt(?)" Photograph is portrait of a man in pinstriped suit with a thin tissue border around the image. Handwritten in pencil on the tissue, "Leatherdale/ Toronto".

Leatherdale, Thomas J.

[Portrait of Simon]

Item is a cream coloured card with photograph of a boy seated in a studio setting. At the bottom of the card, in gold letterpress: "H. D. Wallis, Photographer, 61 SPARKS STREET OTTAWA". On verso, elaborate design in gold ink repeating the photographer's name and studio address, along with a handwritten note and negative number. A cartoon of two Chinese (?) men appear in the lower left of the design. The card design was provided by Free Press Print, Ottawa.

Wallis, James D.

Photo cards, portraits

The card-mounted photographs are all studio portraits of unidentified individuals. The first of two cabinet cards is embossed with "Quartley", and the second is embossed with "Morton." Two Cartes de visites are printed on verso with "J.F. Rowe. A fifth card is identified as a "Gem" photo card, printed on verso with "R.W. Knorr" and an advertisement for the tiny Gem format.

Quartley, Baltimore, M.D.

Victoria Rock : 37 feet

Item consists of a photograph of someone diving from a cliff, likely Queen Victoria's Rock in Lake Rousseau Muskoka. It is mounted on brown card, with an inscription that reads "VICTORIA ROCK 37'" below the image. On the verso in pencil is inscribed: "WRBenson / 1918".

God's Special Children

Item consists of a school portrait of a teacher with 9 children, female, approximately 6-8 years old. At side of the card, embossed, "Charles Ottomann Jr./ WELLESLEY, ONT." On verso, handwritten in pencil, "RARE - SPECIAL GOD'S CHILDREN/ $10.00 C 1898".

Ottoman, Charles, Jr

Portrait of woman in outdoor setting, holding Picturesque Canada book

Item is a cream coloured gold edged cabinet card. Photograph affixed with woman in velvet jacket with elaborate lace neckline, leaning against flower-covered rock in studio setting with birch trees painted on a backdrop. She holds a copy of Picturesque Canada Vol II and displayed to the right are a cabinet card, a conch shell and a straw hat with flowers. On verso, in red ink, an artist's palette and brushes are depcited with the text "95/ Windham St./ Guelph/ Marshall."

Willard Marshall Photography

Portrait of soldier, outdoors

Item is a folded card card, brown, with lighter brown mount inside and photograph of a soldier standing on the edge of a deck or patio with woods behind him. At bottom right, embossed in brown, a wreath with two letter Ms intertwined and the text "Morton/ LINDSAY/ CANADA." Floral tissue insert. On front, embossed shield with dragons.

M.M. Morton

Portrait of child at desk with magazine

Item is a grey card with photograph of a young girl sitting at a table with an opened magazine. She leans across it, looking at the camera. At bottom right, embossed geometric decoration with letter "N" and the text "CHAS. M. NOBLE,/ 11 KING ST. W.,/ TORONTO, ONT."

Noble, Charles H.

Portrait of woman with pearls

Item is a marbled brown bi-fold card with oval overmat on photograph of a young woman wearing pearls and a gauzey wrap. At bottom righ ton mat, in brown letterpress, "Barrett Studio/ 327 YONGE ST./ TORONTO." On front left flap, art nouveau style design embossed in gold.

Barrett Studio

Portrait of a young boy

Item is a brown bi-fold card with rose and vine decoration embossed at top left. Inside, full body photograph of a young boy in white shirt with large lapels and short trousers held up by suspenders. Embossed in brown at bottom right, "Lynde/ West Toronto".

Lynde, Robert J.

Portrait of a young woman in "S" curve dress

Item is a grey card with full body photograph of a young woman standing in a studio setting, with drapering and an urn to the right and a small wooden table with an oval portrait photograph to the left. The girl wears a light dress with dark embroidery in the Edwardian "S" curve style. At the bottom right on the card, embossed in black, "Westlake Bros/ CHATHAM, ONT."

Westlake Brothers

Portrait of a man

Item consists of a black card with oval photograph surrounded by an embossed floral border. At the bottom right embossed in silver, "C.A. Lee/ LISTOWEL,/ Canada." The photograph is a portrait of a young man in suit and tie.

Lee, Charles A.

Portrait of man with white tie

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with portrait of a man with light-coloured suit jacket and pale or white tie. At bottom of card, in gold letterpress "R. L. Hinde" and a print resembling an artist's palette and brushes with the words "EXTRA FINISH" inside image, and at right, "HARRISTON". On verso, handwritten in ink across top, "No. 118 May 21/ 95". Beneath and across entire card in faded pencil, [illegible]/ 1901 L-?/ 6 years(?) Allen Beau. / Mrs. R. E. / Johnson./ West Point of town near/ Ludl(?)/ Posted BW./ Sold for 6.00/ Paint(?)". Along left side, the imprint of an envelope flap with a purple stamp reading "The North Wester Picture Frame Co, Winnipeg".

R.L. Hinde

Portrait of a man and woman in outdoor setting, with canoe and lake

Item is a white cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom, "BARRAUD,/ BARRIE, ONT." Photograph is a full length portrait of a man and woman in front of a lake scene with canoe and hay bail as props. The woman wears a flowered hat and tight fitting dark coloured jacket with skirt fabric draped down the front and gathered high at the back. She holds a fan. The man wears a suit with sack coat buttoned only at the top. He holds a straw hat in his left hand.

Barraud Studio

Portrait of a couple

Item is a cream coloured carte-de-visite featuring a full-length portrait of a man and woman, seated in front of a studio backdrop with window frame and painted scene including trees and an acquaduct. Woman wears a dress belted at the waist with a ribbon in her hair. Man wears a suit and tie and thick beard. On verso, stamped in blue ink, "Wills & Bryant,/ PHOTOGRAPHERS,/ WOODSTOCK,/ ONTARIO."

Willis & Bryant

Group portrait of a family

Item is a cream coloured card with brown letterpress at bottom edge, "P. Doebereiner/ Caledonia". Photograph is a portrait of a woman (standing) with man in centre, seated and a young boy seated on a wicker chair on the left. The man wears a checker patterned vest. On verso, photographer's stamp with floral border and two cherubs holding up the text "P. DOEBEREINER/ Photographer/ CALEDONIA/ Ont." At the bottom edge, "Copies may be had at any time."

Doebereiner, P.

Portrait of a woman with chair and book

Item is a white card with full length portrait photograph of a woman in a long black dress with high collar and skirt train. She stands behind an upholstered chair, holding a book loose in her right hand. The backdrop is a painted scene with large window. On verso, lithographed in gold, "P. DOEBEREINER/ Photographer." A design with a cornucopia surrounded by an artist's palette and brushes, a camera and a scroll with the image of two people is at the centre. Drawings of cartes de visites fall out of the upturned cornucopia. At the bottom, also lithographed in cold, "CALEDONIA/ ONTARIO." At the top right corner, there is the faint impression of lettering reading "L Fox"?

Doebereiner, P.

Portrait of a boy in sailor suit with shovel

Item is a white card with textured surface and a portrait of a young boy in a sailor style suit and hat, seated on the edge of a wicker chair and holding a shovel. At the bottom of the card, embossed in gold, with a geometric design, "A. G. PITTAWAY/ 58 SPARKS ST./ OTTAWA." Following the text, a design with three gold medals is embossed into the bottom right corner, reading "WORLDS/ COLUMBIAN/ EXHIBITION/ CHICAGO/ 1893" and "EXHIBITION JAMAICA 1891" and "-RDED/ -RPIZE/ -ARIS/ -889".

Pittaway, Alfred G.

Portrait of a child "Effie" with doll

Item is a pink cabinet card with photograph of a young girl in bonnet holding a doll. At the bottom of the card, in black letterpress, "W. W. Bennett, - Photographer./ THESSALON, ALGOMA." On verso, handwritten in ink, "Effie's picture".

W.W. Bennett, - Photographer

Portrait of three children

Item is a white card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "C. R. Lundy, Berlin, Ontario". Photograph shows three children, two boys and a girl. The boys are seated on upholstered chairs and the girl stands between them.

Lundy, Chisholm R.

Portrait of a woman with large bustled dress

Item is a cream cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge. On the left, "Thompson & Son" followed by a design with the letters "T" and "S" intertwined. On the right, "75 KING ST. EAST/ TORONTO". Photograph is a portrait of a woman seated by a table, holding a folded piece of paper in her right hand. Her dark dress is gathered into a large bustle at the back, the fabric draping down at her side.

Thompson & Son

Portrait of ladies in hats

Item is a portrait of two women wearing hats and coats, mounted on a green, textured card with white border, inset and emboxxed name at left, "Morton/ LINDSAY, ONT." Image has been stuck onto card where a probable previous image was removed.

M.M. Morton

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'

Photograph papers

Brown paper-wrapped photographic papers. Sticker printed in burgundy and brown ink: "EASTMAN'S, SOLIO PAPER, 2 1/2 x 4 1/4, FOR SALE BY ALL STOCK DEALERS, FULL DIRECTIONS INSIDE." Price sticker: "Very old, $5.00."

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

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.

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),.

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.

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

Miscellaneous album

Item consists of an album that is beige with a linear, green, geometric design and brown tape along the spine. It is held together with black string. Pages are green. Photographs are loose. Other loose accompanying material includes ink, pencil and colour sketches, various postcards.

Most photographs are from Toronto, Ontario. 1 photograph shows the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir at the Peace Festival in 1919. There is a publication with a Plan of York Minster Sh3wing the Architectural Styles from 1931. 1 photograph of Sir Geo Scott Roberston, M.P.

Locations include: Hamilton, Ontario; New York City, New York; Boston Massachusetts; Bradford, England; York, England; and Yorkshire, England.

Dates include: 1906, 1907, 1908, 1912, 1926, 1931.

[Ontario: dump trucks in water-filled trench]

Glossy gsp, white border. Two dump trucks and a steam shovel are depicted working in a trench with water covering the bottom. Dump trucks are marked "60" and "65". Steam shovel is marked "Lorain," "No.10." Verso bottom right, black ink stamp: "C.A. Love Druggist, Jun 8 - 1944, Ingersoll, Ont. Guaranteed Photo Finishing." Verso bottom left, in pencil, "14"

Welding booth

35mm slide in cardboard sleeve. Depicts a piece of machinery by a large window in a factory building. Recto captions, printed in blue- top left: "date," right side: "made in Canada," left side: "Patented," bottom edge: "Project from this side arrow shows position." REcto inscriptions, top edge: "Welding boom (I.M.A.) used by westeel Regina, Feb '57." Verso captions, printed in blue- top centre: "Mitchell Photo Supply Ltd. Dominion Sq., Montreal," bottom centre: "Processed by Etco."

Portrait of male graduate

Item is a black card with oval photograph affixed of a young man wearing a graduate gown (no hood or cap). At bottom right, embossed in silver, a drawing of a windmill with the text "THE DUTCH SCHOOL" and "Vander Feen/ 318 YONGE ST/ TORONTO,/ CANADA." On verso, in pencil, "9.60".

VanderFeen, Guilliaume B.C.

Portrait of a woman

Item is a cream card with an oval photograph bordered by an embossed floral design. At the bottom right of card, embossed in gold, "Quarrington/ 1336 QUEEN ST. WEST./ TORONTO." Photograph shows a woman in high collared velvet and embroidered dress with earrings.

Quarrington, Joseph F.

Portrait of two young girls with rocking horse

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with light green border and embossed decoration at bottom, with raised text "Senior" and "MAIN ST./ EXETER." on either side. In the bottom centre, a drawing of an artist's palette with brushes contains the text "EXTRA/ FINISH". The photograph is of two young girls, probably about 1 and 2 years of age, in dark dresses with wide lace collars. The younger sits in a wooden rocker with horse cut-outs on either end.

Portrait of a boy in cape

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with vignetted portrait of a young boy, probably 5 or 6 years old, seated on an upholstered, tassled chair wearing an embroidered cape and fur hat. There is a small toy lion on the arm rest of the chair. Across the top of the photograph, handwritten in pencil, "Bowmanville". On verso, photographer's stamp reads "R. & H./ O'HARA,/ Photographers,/ Booksellers, Insurance/ Agents, & c.,/ MARKET BUILDINGS./ BOWMANVILLE./ Extra copies/ at any time."

R. & H. O'Hara

Portrait of a woman in black ribboned dress

Item features green patterned paper on black-backed mount with embossed border and thin, rectangular photograph inset of a woman seated on a bench wearing an elaborately ribboned blouse and holding a fur muff. At bottom right, embossed, "Thompson Bros/ 177 1/2 YONGE ST. TORONTO."

Thompson Brothers

Portrait of a couple

Item is a cream coloured card card featuring a full length portrait of a man and woman against a studio backdrop (top edge of backdrop visible) with curtain covering right side. Man is seated at a writing desk and woman stands beside him, wearing a hoop skirt that is slightly lifted off the floor. On verso, photographer's stamp "W. R. MACAULAY,/ Photographer,/ Cor. King & John Sts.,/ HAMILTON, O,/ Negatives Preserved, Dupli-/cates furnished atany(sic) time,".

W. R. Macaulay

Portrait of a woman with curls

Item is a cream coloured card with vignetted portrait of a woman with her curled hair tied back in a bow on top of her head. She wears a light dress with darker stripes around the shoulders and lace collar with cameo. On verso, elaborate purple stamp with cherub and flowers and the text "S. PARK,/ ARTIST,/ BRANTFORD, Ont./ All Negatives for Photographs/ preserved - ready at any time/ for additional copies, by/ mail or otherwise."

Park, Seth

Portrait of three children in landscape scene

Item is a cream coloured card with gold border and full-length portrait of three children, the youngest seated in a high chair in the middle, standing in front of a painted landscape backdrop. They stand on a patterened floor. On verso, small circular stamp with the text, "ISAAC HORNING,/ ARTIST,/ Talbot Street,/ SIMCOE,/ C. W." At top right, handwritten in pencil, "566".

Horning, Isaac

Portrait of a man seated with cane

Item is a grey card with thin red border and the portrait of a man seated in a wooden, upholstered chair holding a cane. He wears a double-breasted jacket and light, probably woolen trousers. His long beard has been partially inked in. On verso, photographer's stamp printed sideways, "GEO. C. NUTTER,/ PHOTOGRAPHER,/ Nathan Jones' Building,/ Belleville./ Copies can be had at any time." At the top, handwritten in pencil, "$15-".

Nutter, George C.

Portrait of two children with a picture book

Item is a dark brown cabinet card with gold letterpress at the bottom reading "Smith/ Galt". Photograph shows two children in dark dresses with pleating down the front seated on hay with palm fronds in the background and holding a picture book open on their laps. On verso, at bottom right, a sticker with the handwritten ink "$4.00/ SW".

Smith

Portrait of Jessie Freelane

Item is a white card with raised oval photograph of a woman with her long hair loose on her shoulders. On verso, photographer's stamp in a ribbon design lithographed in gold, "THE NOTMAN STUDIO,/ W. J. TOPLEY, Prop./ OTTAWA." A crown with three feathers tops the design, the heraldic badge of the Prince of Wales. At the top of the card, handwritten in blue ink, "Jessie Freelane".

The Notman Studio

Portrait of man and woman

Item is a green cabinet card with gold box at bottom edge of card and the text, "Perkins/ 293 YONGE STREET/ TORONTO." Photograph shows a man and woman standing next to a tall, thin table. The woman holds a card in her right hand. The mean wears a dark coat and waist coat with pinstriped trousers. The woman wears a plain dress with fabric gathered over the bustle in the back.

Perkins, Thomas E.

Portrait of a man with statue of a horse and rider with prey from the hunt

Item is a brown cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "Dixon/ COR. KING & YONGE STS./ Toronto." Photograph shows a man standing next to a small statue of a horse and rider, the rider holds a fox or small animal upside down while two dogs at the horse's feet jump up at it. On verso, also in gold letterpress, "ELECTRIC LIGHT PHOTO GALLERIES" followed by a design with front and back of a medal by the Industrial Exhibition Association of Toronto. Text continues "Highest Award at Toronto, Kingston and Hamilton/ S. J. Dixon/ Member of the Photographer's Association of America/ ALL PHOTOS MADE WITH THE NEW PROCESS/ No Change of Expression. The Exposure is but One/ Second./ STUDIOS/ CORNER/ KING AND YONGE STREETS AND CORNER/ YONGE & TEMPERANCE STS./ TORONTO".

Dixon, Samuel J.

Portrait of a couple by a tree

Item is a white cabinet card with grey letterpress at bottom edge, "J. F. BRYCE 107 KING STREET WEST, TORONTO". Photograph is a full length portrait of a man and woman standing in in front of a painted nature scene with birch tree. The woman holds an unopened parasol and her hat rests on a rock between them. The man holds his hat behind him.

J. Fraser Bryce

Portrait of Harriet Ritchie

Item consists of a photograph featuring a portrait of an older woman seated by a small table, holding a book in her lap. She wears a long dark lace scarf over her plain dress with lace collar. On verso, two sets of stamped gold borders and a third of a floral pattern surround the text "THOMPSON/ & SON/ Photographers/ 75 King St. E./ TORONTO, ONT./ DUPLICATES CAN BE HAD AT ANY TIME/ BY SENDING NAME IN FULL." Handwritten in black ink at top left, "Aunt Harriet/ Mrs. Dave Ritchie".

Thompson & Son

Portrait of a soldier

Item consists of a photograph (reproduction) of a military gentleman. Signature at the lower left reads "Karsh/ Ottawa" and another signature at the lower right gives the date as 1944, but the name is illegible.

Karsh, Yousuf

[Ontario: dump truck in trench]

glosst gsp, white border. Dump truck and other construction vehicles depicted working in rocky trench/quarry. Flat fields, power lines in background. Verso bottom right, black ink stamp: "C.A. Love Druggist, Jun 8 - 1944, Ingersoll, Ont. Guaranteed Photo Finishing." Verso, top right, in pencil, "9"

[Ontario: Steam shovel]

glossy gsp with white border. Depicts steam shovel picking up load of rock from sloping wall of quarry, below grade. Farmers' fields are visible in background at grade level. Verso bottom right, black ink stamp: "C.A. Love Druggist, Jun 8 - 1944, Ingersoll, Ont. Guaranteed Photo Finishing." Verso bottom left, pencil, "7"

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."

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.

Tilbury East Farmers' Club

Item consists of a glossy gelatin silver print mounted on tan mat board with an embossed border. It depicts a display at an agricultural fair in an exhibition hall. Four men stand around the display. It consists of a feriis wheel, flags and corn on display. It reads: "Tilbury East Farmers' Club. The County Worth While."

Potrait of two men with cabinet card

Item is a brown cabinet card with gold edging and black letterpress at bottom, "Pittaway & Jarvis./ 117 Sparks Street,/ Ottawa, Ont." Photograph is printed with a rounded frame, showing two men seated on a lawn, each holding umbrellas, in front of a studio backdrop. They pass a cabinet card between them. On verso, in black letterpress, "First Prize, Silver Medal,/ Provincial Exhibition, 1884-1887./ From/ Pittaway & Jarvis/ Photographic ARTISTS/ 117 Sparks Street/ OTTAWA/ All Negatives Kept./ Copies or Englargements can be had/ at any time." In pencil, at aupper right, "4.50".

Pittaway & Jarvis

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".

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".

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.

[Ontario industrial landscape]

Glossy gsp, white border. Depicts an industrian landscape, perhaps gravel pit and production. Crane and processing plant/ factory are in centre of frame. Verso bottom right, black ink stamp: "C.A. Love Druggist, Jun 8 - 1944, Ingersoll, Ont. Guaranteed Photo Finishing." Verso top right, in pencil, "10."

Portrait of a young woman, graduate

Item is a folded card card with glassine tissue insert and portrait of a young woman with graduate hood (bachelors?) affixed to yellow card. Embossed at lower right of inside card, "Freeling/ TORONTO." At upper left on front of card, pink and gold embossed decoration.

Freeland, George P.

Family scene on a porch

Item consists of a grey card with photograph of a family group on a porch of a house, taken from a distance. The girl at the far right appears in item 2008.001.208.1, wearing the same light coloured dress with dark embroidery. In the distance at the right more houses are visible.

Family portrait with parents and four children

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.

Durrer, W.S.

Family portrait

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".

Johnson & Co.

Men assembled

Item consists of an oval photograph mounted on a black, textured card with the words "J. L. Barnes/ 149 DALHOUSIE ST./ BRANTFORD, ONT." embossed at the bottom right. Photograph shows a row of men seated, the one in the centre on a high backed gothic style chair, and a second row of men standing behind them.

J. L. Barnes

Seedtime and harvest shall not fail

Item consists of a photograph mounted on grey card with a group of musicians posed behind a many-tiered display of harvest fruits and vegetables inside a building. The banner across the back of the display reads "SEEDTIME AND HARVEST SHALL NOT FAIL", a variation on the Biblical verse Genesis 8:22. On verso, a blue stamp at the bottom centre reads "Robson's Studio/ BOWMANVILLE, ONT."

Thomas Robson

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