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Nurse Jill and Dad

Item consists of a colour photograph of a young woman and older man in front of the Palace of Westminster (or Houses of Parliament) in London, UK. The young woman is wearing a blue dress and is sitting, while an older man dressed in a suit with a red tie stands beside her. They are both looking at the camera. In the midground there are cars driving by and in the background the Palace of Westminster is visible. On the back of the photograph is typed "Nuse Jill and Dad. Photo by Win, London, 1972." The image is surrounded by a 0.5 cm white border and is printed on Kodak Paper.

Shields, Lorne

England album

Item consists of brown, textured, hardcover, leather-bound album with decorative flower detailing on cover. Leather has worn off the spine. Pages are an off-white colour with decorative gold embossing and illustrative floral detail. Photographs slide in between two pieces of card that make each page and hold them in place.

Photographs are mostly portraits of one or two figures taken in studios across England, primarily around London, in towns and cities that include Brighton, Luton, Woburn, Tavistock, Bedford, Northampton and London. One photograph was made at J. C. Waler & Co. at 147 Yonge Street, Toronto.The address written inside the cover of the album is 61 High Street Ridgmont Bedford. Some notes and captions are written under and on the back of a few of the photographs in pencil and black ink. Inserted in the front page of the album are two loose pages with personal notes dated 1847 and 1881.

Studio names include: Chenhall & Son, The American Photo Co., W. Hall & Son, Powell Studios, T. Miller - Artist, Photo Artist - Lewes,

Names: W, M, Francis, T.G. Roberts The County Tea Exchange and Provision Warehouse [address was 45 & 46 High Street]

Shields, Lorne

Sweden album

Item consists of brown textured hardcover leather bound album with decorative flower detailing on cover. A metal coat of arms is attached to the centre of the cover and a metal latch is attached to keep the album closed. Leather has worn off the spine. The spine is in delicate condition and pages are coming loose. Pages are an off-white colour with decorative gold embossing. Photographs are slid in between two pieces of card with cutouts to view the images and hold them in place. Some photographs have a year and/or a name written on them in black ink.
Photographs are portraits taken primarily in Swedish photography studios, mostly in Gothenburg, although there is one that was taken in New York City. They are primarily single-subject portraits, but occassionally feature a small group. All have been posed for and taken in a studio.

Shields, Lorne

Lambert and Fellows album

File consists of an album with the words "scrapbook" written on the front in red and blue letters. On the cover there is a picture of a boy sitting at a desk with a crown counting coins. In the room around him are pictures of a knight fighting an ogre; a picture of two hunters, and a fireplace with a clock on the mantle beside a mounted horse figurine, some books. and a calendar. The pages are plain off-white in colour and have articles and photographs glued in, along with many loose clippings and photos spread throughout.
Scrapbook contains images and newspaper articles about the Lambert and Fellows families, including wedding and death announcements.

Accompanying loose materials include: postcards, photoengravure reproduction, pen and ink drawing, photographs - mounted and unmounted, newspaper articles.

Dates on pages and accompanying loose materials include: 1885, 1889, 1894, 1904, 1907, 1908, 1911, 1918.

Studios include: The Cavendish Studio, Speaight, Cantuar Photo Co., Whiteley, Meisenbach.

Shields, Lorne

Canterbury cathedral and girl

Two pairs of photographs originally grouped together. Two photographs are of a girl seated on a miniature chaise longue in front of garden wall, and two photographs are of the interior of Canterbury Cathedral. The cathedral photographs have both been written on verso in pencil "Canterbury Cathedral," and individually in ink, "Presbytery and Archbishop Bourchier's Tomb" and "Effigy of the Black Prince from his Tomb."

Shields, Lorne

Red filter

Imprinted on the red filter metal holder is "Rolleifilter - hellrot, 999283." Imprinted on the front of the brown plastic case is "OMAG" and on the back is "3459, SWITZERLAND."

Omag

Glass filters in case

Brown leather case has a metal snap and is stamped on the front with "Rollei F&H", and on the back with "GERMANY." The small clear glass filter is printed with "Carl Zeiss Jena, Proxar 1, Nr. 585040." The large clear glass lens is printed with "Carl Zeiss Jena, Proxar 1, Nr. 573601." A card identifies the lenses by name and number in German, French, and English: "These Proxars are so adjusted to each other that, when attached to objectives having exactly the same foci, they again give uniform foci and thus also bring about the same alterations in extension for focusing to various distances."

Carl Ziess

Agnes Osberg album

A leather bound cabinet card album with a metal adornment on the front cover, designed like a shield and engraved with the words "Minne" and "…at" along with the owner's name: "Agnes Osberg". Inside front page is printed in German "Von dankbaren Elewen" and Swedish "Nääs 19/12 1892." Many sitters are identified and portrait photographers whose card texts are visible areidentified as Swedish and American.

Osberg, Agnes Isabel, 1867-1935