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February 27, 1997 accrual

Series contains original drawings from Ben Wicks' "The Outcasts" serial and syndicated single frame cartoons. The "Outcasts" series dates from January 9, 1995 to July 27, 1996. The syndicated single frames date from January 2, 1995 to December 28, 1996.
The series has been divided into two sub-series:
RG 959.001.001 The Outcasts
RG 959.001.002 Single Frame cartoons

Wicks, Alfred (Ben)

Anver Saloojee fonds

  • F 386
  • Archief
  • 1990-2002

Fonds contains records authored and edited by or conferences participated in by Anver Saloojee.

Saloojee, Anver

Ayer's American almanac, for the use of farmers,...

Thin, paper bound almanac with prediction tables for each month in 1870. The publisher affirms its accuracy for use in North America and Britain. Along the spine is printed the name of the distributor: Northrop & Lyman, Newcastle, General Agents for Province of Ontario.

Ayer, J. C. (James Cook)

Ilford colour filter

Small grey envelope packaging, opened and empty, for Ilford gelatin film filters for daylight use. Produced by Dufaycolor according to sticker on back. 3x3 inch.

Ilford Limited

Kodachrome Type A for Ciné-Kodak

Packages of Cine-Kodak Kodachrome Type A 16mm motion picture film for artificial light. The larger box is unopened, and contains a magazine for loading the film into the camera, as well as 50 ft of film. It is stamped with a use-by date Dec 1946. The smaller box has been opened. It contains 100 ft of film in a small black cannister as well as a folded sheet with instructions. This box is stamped "Simpsons Cameras Toronto" in blue on the back, and with a use-by date of Apr 1943. Both films were manufactured in Rochester, NY but have stickers indicating they are to be returned to Canadian Kodak Co. Limited in Toronto for processing.

Eastman Kodak Company

Portrait of Blanche Maddinford

Item is a white cabinet card with brown letterpress at bottom, "H. Yeo" and "169 UNION ST/ PLYMOUTH." At the bottom centre, decorative etching of two medals from the Photographic Society of Great Britain with the dates 1853 and 1875. Text surrounding the medals reads "HIGHEST AWARD/ 1892/ SOCY OF GT. BRITAIN". Photograph is a portrait of a woman in embroidered blouse with broach, and puffed sleeved jacket seated in wooden chair with furs piled beside her on the left. On verso, black letterpress reading "H. Yeo Photographer/ 169,./ Union Street,/ PLYMOUTH./ REG. C.E. & C." At top left, handwritten in ink, "No. 44546g(?)" and at mid-right, also handwritten, "Aunt Blanche/ Maddiford".

H. Yeo, Photographer

Portrait of F. C. McClellan

Item is a cream cabinet card with brown letterpress at bottom, "J. Al. Llyod York, Neb." Handwritten in pencil below that, "Prof. McClelland". Photograph is a portrauit of a young man in suit and tie. On verso, handwritten in ink, "F.C. McClellan" and below that, in pencil, "I began teaching under/ him".

J. Al. Lloyd

[Portrait (drawing) of a young man in tartan tie]

Item is a cream cabinet card with scalloped edges and red letterpress at bottom edge, "E. R. Owen, RED BUD, ILL." At the centre, printed inside a design of artist's palette and brushes, the text "EXTRA FINISH". Photograph of a drawing of a young man in suit jacket and tartan tie, vignetted so the image is quite small. The photograph has a pink tone.

E. R. Owen

Portrait of a man next to writing desk

Item is a white card with black letterpress at bottom edge, "BEVAN,/ LOWESTOFT." Photograph is of a man dressed in long, double breasted coat holding a quill in his hand and leaning on a writing desk. Studio backdrop features a column with view to conservatory at right. On verso, photographer's stamp in the design of an artist's palette with brushes contains the text "H.W. BEVAN,/ PORTRAIT PAINTER/ AND PHOTOGRAPHER,/ LOWESTOFT."

Henry William Bevan

Portrait of two girls

Photograph of two girls in light coloured blouses with wide collars. The girl on the left has her hair pulled back with a large ribbon. The photograph is mounted flush with a postcard backing. On verso, the text "POST CARD" is followed by a line delineating space for "CORREPSONDENCE" on the right and "ADDRESS ONLY" on the left. At the far right, printed sideways, "Hall & Siggers, Keighley".

Hall & Siggers

Portrait of a young girl in bonnet with small shovel

Item is a beige cabinet card with embossed lettering at bottom edge, "Brigham SCARBOROUGH". Photograph is a full length portrait of a young girl standing on a table in front of a stone wall (painted). The giel wears a frilly dress and bonnet and holds a small wooden shovel or scoop. On verso, elaborate border design resembling lace lithographed in a brown ink and at the centre, the text "W D Brigham/ 20, ESPLANADE/ SCABOROUGH". In small print a tthe bottom, "COPYRIGHT Marion, Imp Paris".

W.D. Brigham, Photographer

Portrait of a boy with hat and stick

Item is a cream coloured card with portrait of boy leaning against a book on top of a table. He holds a stick in his right hand and a hat in his left, and wears a sack jacket and waistcoat and his short hair parted in the middle. On verso, and red lithographed photographer's stamp on a green background. "W. H. MIDWINTER,/ Artist and/ Photographer/ 24, College Green,/ BRISTOL./ Copies may be had any time." At the top right, printed sideways in pencil, "4".

W.H. Midwinter

Portrait of a smiling man

Item is a black card with gold embossed lettering at the bottom of the card reading "Squiers./ 9 Frances RD/ EDGBASTON." The photograph is a vignetted portrait of a man with a thick mustache with his eyes scrunched up in a laugh.

Portrait of Wemyss Chisholm on rocking horse

Item is a cream coloured card with gold border and a portrait of a child in tartan dress seated on a rocking horse and holding a whip. At the base of the horse, a hat with feathers is sitting on the floor. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "Wemyss Chisholm" followed by the text in pen, "1864-1954". At the centre of the card, a photographers stamp in brown ink, "J. H. GRIFFITHS,/ PHOTOGRAPHER,/ London, C. W./ Copies may be had."

Portrait of a boy in polka dot shirt

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with portrait of a young boy, about 5 or 6 years old, seated on the edge of an upholstered chair holding a hat in his left hand. He wears a polka dot blouse and large polka dot ascot with short, probably velvet, pants. At the bottom of the card, embossed in gold, on the left "HERBERT E. SIMPSON/ PHOTOGRAPHER/ 143 COLLEGE STREET/ TORONTO." At the bottom centre, a coat of arms is also embossed, with a lion and unicorn and the motto, "DIEU ET MON DROIT", a variant design on the British Royal Coat of Arms. On the right, also embossed in gold, "SUCCESSOR TO/ LATE/ NOTMAN & FRASER./ COPIES OF THEIR NEGATIVES".

Notman & Fraser

Portrait of Fred Heley with wife and son

Photograph of a family group with husband in naval uniform and child seated between the husband and wife wearing the husband's hat, which reads "HMS TIGER". Behind them, a painted landscape scene. Embossed at the lower right corner, "M. Johnson/ TEDDINGTON". The photograph is mounted flush with a postcard backing. On verso, the text "POST CARD/ BR1778 MADE" is followed by the text "CORREPSONDENCE" on the leftt and "ADDRESS ONLY" on the right. There is a square printed on the upper right with the numbers "23533". Handwritten sideways in pencil, "1920/ Fred Heley/ Wife & Son".

Portrait of Rosa, Ashton and Cecil

Item is a pink cabinet card with photograph of three children in studio with fur covered chair and fur rug on the floor. The boy on the right wears a corduroy suit and leans against a table with his hand on an album. The girl in the centre has her arms crossed. The boy on the left is seated on the fur with portraits placed next to him and at his feet. At the bottom of the card, in black letterpress, "W. W. Bennett, - Photographer./ THESSALON, ALGOMA." On verso, handwritten in ink, "Rosa Ashton & Cecil".

W.W. Bennett, - Photographer

Portrait of John Akin, Esq.

Item is a cream card with gold letterpress at bottom edge "NOTMAN & FRASER TORONTO ONT". Photograph is a portrait of a man with a thick beard seated in an upholstered chair holding a piece of paper on his knee. On verso, photographer's stamp lithographed in gold, "W. NOTMAN" with the Royal Crest at the centre and a ribbon wrapping that which reads "PHOTOGRAPHER TO/ HER MAJESTY" followed by the locations of studios in "MONTREAL/ OTTAWA/ &/ TORONTO". At four corners of the design are images of medals, which read clockwise from top left, "LONDON" "1862/ LONDINE/ HONORIS/ CAUSA/ 1862" "1867" and "NAPOLEON III EMPEROR/ PARIS". Handwritten in black ink across top, "J Akin Esq./ Montreal" and at the bottom of card "Recd Nov 22nd 1869."

Notman & Fraser

Portrait of a man in a fur hat and coat

Item is a white card with raised oval photograph of a man with a thick beard seated profile. He wears a thick fur hat and fur suit coat. On verso, photographer's stamp lithographed in gold, "W. NOTMAN" with the Royal Crest at the centre and a ribbon wrapping that which reads "PHOTOGRAPHER TO/ HER MAJESTY" followed by the locations of studios in "MONTREAL/ OTTAWA/ TORONTO/ & HALIFAX". At four corners of the design are images of medals, which read clockwise from top left, "LONDON" "1862/ LONDINE/ HONORIS/ CAUSA/ 1862" "1867" and "NAPOLEON III EMPEROR/ PARIS". Handwritten lightly at top edge, "70147".

Notman, William

Portrait of Jennie Rowat

Item is a white cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "The Dominion TORONTO." Photograph shows an old woman seated in an upholstered chair with a book in her lap. Her dress has an elaborate ruffled front. On verso, a gold ribboned border surrounds the text "THE/ DOMINION/ Photo Studio,/ 388 Queen St. West./ 6 DOORS WEST OF BROCK. TORONTO./ Duplicates can be had at any time by sending/ name in full." Near the top of the design, a graphic with a caged bird. Handwritten in ink to the left of the bird, "Aunt Jennie/ Mrs. Rowat".

The Dominion Photo Studio

Portrait of George W. Childs Haskell

Item consists of a grey card with white paper border around photograph of a young boy, 6 years old, wearing a sailor style suit. At the bottom of the card, embossed in silver, "J A Brush/ MINNEAPOLIS". On verso, handwritten in black ink, "George W Childs Haskell/ Six yrs old".

Brush, J.A.

Portrait of Dr. Jim (or John?) Wallace

Item is a beige cabinet card with gold scalloped edges and brown letterpress at bottom edge, "A. W. Phipps, NEW CASTLE, PA." Photograph is a portrait of a man in suit with high collar. On verso, a design with flowers, brushes, and the text "INSTANTAENOUS/ PORTRAITS/ OF CHILDREN/ A SUCCESSFUL/ SPECIALITY./ ARTISTIC/ PHOTOGRAPHY/ A. W. Phipps,/ 6 1/2 Washington Street,/ NEW CASTLE, PA./ DUPLICATES CAN BE/ PROCURED/ AT ANY TIME." Handwritten in blue ink at the top edge, "Dr. Jim or ? John Wallace/ Louise Miller's Grandfather".

Phipps

Portrait of two children

Item is a beige card with photograph of two children, a girl seated on a wicker chair and a boy standing next to her. The edge of a painted scene is visible on the right, with column and vines. On verso, a sticker affixed upside down reads "FENNER & CO.,/ Photographers,/ No. 146 Yonge Street,/ TORONTO."

Fenner & Co.

Portrait of an infant with necklace

Item consists of a beige card with light grey embossed text at lower right, "Biles Art Shop/ 113 E. WASHINGTON ST./ NEW CASTLE, PA." Photograph is a portrait of an infant seated on a dark fabric with very little background visible. The infant wears a white dress with necklace, and is shaking his/her right hand so that it is blurred in the image.

Portrait of a woman with large feathered hat

Item is a square cream card with thin brown line framing a square photograph of a woman with a large feathered hat. A lithgraphed drawing of flowers in red and green frames the photograph on the diagonal. Beneath the image, in brown letterpress, "CARTE DE VISITE" and at the lower right of the card, "CARRIERE & CIE./ 159 RUE SAINT LAURENT/ MONTREAL."

Carriere & Cie.

Portrait of man with glass of wine

Item is a cream card with thin, double border in gold and photograph of a man seated at a table with a bottle and glass of wine. On verso, photographer's stamp, "J. P. CALVERT,/ Photographer,/ MOORESVILLE, IND./ Duplicates of this pictures can/ be had at any time."

J. P. Calvert

Portrait of two young men in parlour, with photograph of a girl

Item consists of a white card with scalloped edges and silver embossed text along the right side, "Dunham/ PORTRAITS/ BELMOND,/ IOWA." The word 'portraits' is encircled by a graphic showing an artist's brushes and palettes. Photograph shows two young men seated in a parlour (painted backdrop). The man on the left leans over the chair of the man seated on the right who holds a card photograph in his hand of a woman. On verso, handwritten in ink "Patsy Burke" and "3".

Portrait of an old man

Item is a black cabinet card with gold border and gold letterpress at bottom edge, "Wynne S. Smith, Painesville, Ohio." Photograph is a blurred portrait of a man with mismatched trousers and jacket and holding a walking stick. He is seated on steps.

Wynne S. Smith

Portrait of a woman with long braids and basket

Item is a white cabinet card with red letterpress at bottom edge, "CABINET PORTRAIT/ S. PORTER, PHOTO, CHIPPENHAM". Photograph shows a young girl in peasant-style costume with long braids and a small basket slung across her right wrist. A painted landscape backdrop. On verso, large red lithograph design of a potted plant with the British royal crest followed by the text "Artist &/ Photographer/ S. Porter./ ST PAUL'S STREET,/ CHIPPENHAM/ THIS PORTRAIT CAN BE REDUCED/ FOR TEH SMALLEST LOCKET/ OR ENLARGED TO LIFE SIZE AND FINISHED IN/ OIL, CRAYON OR WATER COLORS ETC./ Negatives Kept/ Copies can always be had./ REEVES & HOARE, LONDON".

S. Porter

Portrait of a bride

Item consists of a cream coloured card with thin gold border and grey text embossed at the bottom right, "Simpson Bros/ 357 YONGE/ Toronto." Photograph shows a young woman in white dress with veil and holding a bouquet of roses. She stands in profile, her head bowed a bit towards the flowers in her hands. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "2.50".

Simpson Brothers

Portrait of Phil Mal--m(?)

Item consists of a photograph mounted on cream card with decoratively frayed edges. Handwritten note at bottom right corner of image in black ink, "Best regards has(?) to/ my friend Alf/ Phil Mal--m/ 1944" In white, at bottom left of image, "Don Baltim-". In pencil, at bottom right of image on card, "Sufters(?)-Colmer(?)/ Vancouver BC." Photograph is portrait of a man in checkered suit with pince-nez.

Portrait of Wals(?)

Item consists of a photograph mounted on cream card with decoratively frayed edges. Handwritten note at bottom of image on card, in black ink, "Alf, Kindest regards./ Wals(?)." At left, Toronto photographer's stamp in gold, "Ballard & Jarrett". Photograph shows a man in wool suit with patterned tie.

Ballard and Jarrett

Portrait of Victor Goggin

Item consists of a photograph mounted on cream card with decoratively frayed edges. Handwritten note at bottom right of image in blue ink, "If you get your just/ deserts(sic) I will be/ satisfied - and you ought/ to be./ Victor Goggin/ 24.9.45" light wool suit with glasses and diamond patterned tie.

Portrait of a man, tinted

Crayon finished photograph showing a man with beard in suit with watchchain affixed to the top button of his waistcoat. Image is oval in shape on a rectangular card mount. Tears at all four corners show were cover mount would have been adhered. On verso, light blue stamp reads "Universal Copying Co./ MANUFACTURERS OF/ India Ink, Berlin Finish, Crayon, Pastel and Oil Portraits,/ also, Cabinets and Cartes de Visites./ All orders promptly attended to:/ Jeffers, Wells & Kipps, Proprietors./ Office 1436 & 1438 Market St., between 8th and 9th,/ SAN FRANCISCO, CAL."

Universal Copying Company

[Two men posed with fists up]

Item is an unmounted tintype featuring an image of two men posed in studio, with their fists up in imitation of a fight. They face each other, man on right has a pipe in his mouth. He is wearing a long coat, tall hat with a coloured flower in it.Man on left has a pink spot near his mouth. Studio backdrop is of a mountain, plants, water. Sticker on the back of tintype says "$4.00."

[Portrait of two men with a book]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of two men. One on right is wearing a top hat (tilted to left side), with a black suit and striped pants. He has a big handlebar moustach, cigar in his mouth, open book in his lap and his legs are crossed. The man on the left has a cigar in his mouth, and is wearing a hat, with black suite. His legs are crossed and both hands rest on his lap, with his left arm resting on a table. Both their cheeks are tinted pink.

[Group portrait of five men]

Item is an unmounted studio group portrait of five men, three seated and two standing. Two of those seated have legs crossed, the other is seated on an armrest. Man standing behind seated man on armrest, has his hand on his shoulder. Two of the faces are blurry from movement during exposure. One man on left and centre man (both seated) have handkerchief in breast pocket. All are wearing suits, with jakets and vest, bowties, hats and chain watches. Top left corner is angled off.

[Portrait of a man in costume]

Item is an unmounted portrait of a man standing against a studio backdrop of a castle in the mountains with a lake and flowers in foreground. He right arm is held behind his back, the left one hangs at his side. His feet are apart, and he wears dark slippers with dark leotards. His shirt hangs down to mid-thigh, and is fringed around the bottom and at the sleeves. It has a pattern of leaves on it. He is blond, and his cheeks are tinted pink. He stands still with the aid of a body stand. Top and bottom left corners angled off.

[Portrait of a woman seated]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a woman sitting with her elbows on the armrest, and her hands up to her face. Her hair is in keeping with the fashion after 1876, of close crop curls on forehead. She wears a bracelet with a charm on each wrist, and a ring on her finger. The studio backdrop is of an interior, and there is a fur carpet underneath the chair.

[Portrait of two men]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of two men sitting on the same wood bench, facing the camera. They look stiff and posed. Their arms rest on the armrest and on their laps. They both wear suit and tie, with only the top button done on the jacket. Their cheeks are tinted pink. The top and bottom left corners are angled off.Man on left with blond hair looks like the man in 2008.001.1833 - not sure if same person.

Ferdinand, Daytona Beach Florida

Title taken from card-frame. The bull in the picture with the name Ferdinand on the card-frame could be referencing the children story of Ferdinand The Bull from 1935, made into a cartoon in 1938 by Walt Disney - this would potentially date the image from after 1938. The tintype is an image of a bull with a man sitting on its back, arms in the air and holding two guns. Another man stands beside the bull, in sunglasses and a hat. They seem to be standing on a beach.

[Portrait of a man in fedora]

Item has a cream card-frame with green details of ivy around square opening. Edges of card mount are rounded out, like bubbles. Tintype is a portrait of a man standing on a sidewalk outdoors. He wears a suit jacket, vest and tie with high white collar and fedora hat. There are people in the background, walking on the sidewalk, and what looks like a car parked beside him. You cannot make out any details in his face. He wears something on his lapel, maybe a handkerchief in his breast pocket. Image dated in the 1930s due to the popularity of the fedora in this decade.

[Portrait of John Lonctot's father]

Item is a tintype, loose from mount. Cream card-frame with gold details and oval opening. Handwritten on back of card-frame "Probably the father of Uncle John Lonctot." Tintype is portrait of a man with beard and mustache. Hair is standing up on left side, like he has just removed a hat. He stares a camera. He wears a suit jacket and vest, no tie. White shirt underneath. Cheeks are tinted pink. All four corners are angled off.

[Portrait of a couple, arms entwined]

Item is an unmounted portrait of a man and woman, sitting side by side, woman's arm through the man's. She is holding a book on her lap. He has a hand inside his vest and one on his knee. Both are looking directly at camera. Both their cheeks are tinted pink. Brooche, rings and tie clips are painted in gold. Background is of a window and bookshelves.

[Portrait of a toddler with a basket]

Item is a cased ambrotype, covered in paper, no front cover. Metal loop at the top suggests it was a frame as opposed to a case. Ambrotype held in with brass mat, cover glass and a soft brass preserver. Image is of a girl toddler, sitting on a chair, holding a basket. She wears a dress with black piping.

[Portrait of a man and woman]

Item is a daguerreotype framed in cover glass and brass preserver, but no case. Image is of a man and woman. Woman wears a white bonnet with bow tied under her chin. Man wears a suit with double breasted vest and bow tie. He has a can between his legs.

[Portrait of a young girl]

Item is a brown hinged with tape case with daguerreotype inside, held in with a brass mat, cover glass and brass preserver. Inside cover is a soft red velvet cushion with detail of a butterfly. Red cloth frames image side too. Image is of a young girl, staring at camera, in a polka dot dress with white lace collar. Her hair is in two braids. One arms rest across her stomach. Her cheeks are tinted pink.

[Portrait of a couple]

Item is a loose daguerreotype in a frame with cover glass and brass matt, no case. Image is of a man and woman seated. Man wears a suit with vest and white shirt with black bowtie. The woman wears a dark dress with white bonnet and bow tied under her chin.

[Portrait of a man]

Item is a hinged black case with ambrotype inside. However, hinge is now gone and both front and back covers are loose. Held close with two metal clasps. Inside front cover has a red velvet soft cushion with some leaf details. Gold details outside edges of black case. Brass matt and brass preserver around ambrotype, but no cover glass. Image is a portrait of a man facing camera. Beards grows along side and under chin, with hair long and parted on the side. Cheeks are tinted pink.

[Portrait of a man]

Item is a black cased ambrotype. Closes with one metal clasp. Inside cover has a gold velvet soft cushion. Image side has brass matt and brass preserver with cover glass. Brass matt inscription on recto "Ambrotype July 4 & 11 185-,". Ambrotype is an image of a man, seated, wears a dark suit with vest and checked bow tie. Has a beard that grows down sides of face to under chin. Cheeks tinted pink.

[Portrait of three women]

Item is a wood frame covered in red paper with gold details, with ambrotype held in place with brass matt and brass preserver. Ambrotype is a portrait of three women, sitting on a bench outside, in front of what looks to be a boat on shore. All three wear elaborate hats, with long dresses and white collars, and their hands in their laps. All three look directly at the camera. Ambrotype is a single sheet of glass, the ashphaltum was painted directly overtop the collodion surface and so it is only one piece of glass with no need for a cover glass.

[Dog portrait]

Item is a silver gelatin print that has been adhered to centre of a matt board. Matt board is grey. Image is a profile portrait of a bulldog. Inscription on verso "$15/4."

[Portrait of a girl]

Item is a small silver gelatin portrait print. Yellow and brown in colour, image is of a young girl with long brown hair, tied up on the side with a barrette. Background is a studio setting with a pillar or column. Inscription on recto "Florence" handwritten in black ink, across bottom of image. Inscription on verso "Tel. Main .3877 A. E. Otis Photographer Open Sundays & Holidays 457-59 Fulton St., B'klyn" in red ink stamp.

[Portrait of man with round glasses]

Item is potentially made of celluloid. It is a large photographic button, that had a stand like a frame. Image is a portrait of a man, with glasses and mustache, wearing a suit and tie. Image is brown/red hue, like sepia. Verso is metal, plated gold with the inscription "Columbia Medallion Studios Chicago." Unable to locate this studio, or find any information on it.

[8x10 Nitrate Negative]

Item is a nitrate 8x10 negative. Inscription on negative "Eastman - Nitrate - Kodak 137." Nitrate film was manufactured between 1887 and 1950, but Notman studios operated until 1936, and this negative was housed in a Notman envelope. Image is a portrait of a man with a mustache, with the background completely blocked out (painted in opaque red paint), and his face has been touched up with pencil. The man's face is closely cropped, to one side. Unidentified man.

William Notman & Son

[Servant with tea service]

Item is a photograph adhered to cream-coloured card with gold letterpress. Text at bottom reads "L. L. Christmas/ 104 STOKE NEWINGTON Rd. N/ (OPPOSITE PRINCE GEORGE Rd.)". Photograph is of a maid holding a tray with a teacup and pots of cream and sugar. Studio backdrop with palm fronds. On verso of card, decorative gold stamp with floral motif and the photographer's name and address repeated, with the additional information: "Alexandra Studios" and "NEGATIVES KEPT EXTRA COPIES CAN ALWAYS/ BE HAD BY SENDING NAME."

Christmas, Lea Latimer

[Portrait of a man]

Item is an ambrotype photograph in a velvet-lined thermoplastic union case, showing a male sitter in front of a studio backdrop. The case was intended for use with 1/4 plate daguerreotypes, as indicated by the manufacturer's stamp on the inside back cover beneath the ambrotype plate: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co.,/ MANUFACTURERS OF/ Daguerrotype Cases./ L., P. & Co., are the sole/ Proprietors and only legal Manu-/ facturers of UNION CASES, with the/ Embracing Riveted Hinge./ Patented October 14, 1856,/ and April 21, 1857."

Littlefield, Parsons & Co.

[Portrait of a man]

Item is an example of an ambrotype with broken glass and worn coloured backing. Ambrotype is in a velvet-lined thermoplastic union case, showing a male sitter in front of a studio backdrop. The case was intended for use with 1/6 plate daguerreotypes, as indicated by the manufacturer's stamp on the inside back cover beneath the ambrotype plate: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co.,/ MANUFACTURERS OF/ Daguerrotype Cases./ L., P. & Co., are the sole/ Proprietors and only legal Manu-/ facturers of UNION CASES, with the/ Embracing Riveted Hinge./ Patented October 14, 1856,/ and April 21, 1857."

Littlefield, Parsons & Co.

[Portrait of a man]

Item is an ambrotype photograph in a velvet-lined thermoplastic union case, showing a male sitter. A stamp on the inside back cover beneath the ambrotype plate gives the manufacturer of the case: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co.,/ Sole Manufacturers of / UNION CASES,/ with/ Embracing Riveted Hinge./ PATENTED/ October 14, 1856, & April 21, 1857."

Littlefield, Parsons & Co.

[Family portrait, outdoor rural setting]

Item is a photograph of a man holding a child on his knee and a woman standing next to him, outside a house with a view of a field in the background. The photograph is very informal, with the man looking down and away from the camera. A screen door to the house on the right of the photograph reveals an adult holding the arm of a child, the hand pressing against the screen.

[Portrait of a young woman, outdoors]

Item is a cream coloured bi-fold card (3 flaps) with the embossed drawing of a viking ship on the top left of the outer flap. Inside, a photograph of a young woman outdoors, smiling, and leaning against a pile of metal or concrete tubes, with shipping crates behind her in the distance. On the mat around the photograph, embossed in brown, "H.A. Osborne/ PENTANGUISHENE,/ ONT."

Osborne, H.A.C.

Portrait of Margaret

Cream coloured card with grey border and oval photograph, showing a woman wearing an off-the-shoulder dress and heart necklace. The studio stamp at the bottom right is illustrated with a stylized version of the Prince of Wales coat of arms. The text reads: "The Carbon Studio./ Fraser Bryce,/ MANAGER/ PHOTOGRAPHER BY APPOINTMENT/ TO THEIR ROYAL HIGHNESSES/ THE PRINCE AND PRINCESS OF WALES". Handwritten note on verso indicates the woman's name was Margaret and she delivered this card photograph to the Macgowan family for Christmas.

Bryce, John Fraser

[Portrait of women and baby in a family group]

Item is a brown bi-fold card with an embossed design with shield and helmet on the front left flap, beneath which is the photographer's name in letterpress: "A.E. Lyon/ Photo./ Charlottetown, P.E.I." Inside, a photograph is adhered to the card showing three women in a studio, one holding a baby. All 4 are identified by a handwritten note on the inside of the right flap.

Lyon, A.E.

[Portrait of a boy in sailor suit]

Item is a brown bi-fold card with text at the bottom edge of the front left flap in black letterpress: "Portrait by Bayer, Charlottetown, P.E.I." Inside, a photograph of a boy in a sailor-style suit holding a small toy ship in his left hand. A piece of knotted rope hangs from his shirt pocket.

Bayer, J. A. S.

Christmas card from Dal and Shirley Grauer and the children

Cream card with blue and pink colour patches highlighting the words "Merry Christmas" and the date "1956". The family's address is printed sideways up the front of the card, and the parent's names are given at the bottom. Inside, the phrase "and the children....." is added to the inside left, while a black and white photograph of 6 children is pasted onto the right.

[Portrait of Helen Baillie M Dougall]

Item is a white card with vignetted portrait of a young woman. On verso, an elaborate printed design featuring celtic-style scrollwork, cherubs with paint and canvas or a cornucopia. The photographer's name is given as "TOPLEY" with an address at "104 SPARKS ST/ OTTAWA". In the centre, text identifies the photographer as "PHOTOGRAPHER BY APPOINTMENT TO/ HIS EXCELLENCY/ THE MARQUIS OF LOFANE(Sic)/ AND/ HER ROYAL HIGHNESS/ THE PRINCES LOUISE."

Topley

Portrait of a child with oar and sled

Photograph of a child dressed in a winter coat and hat, holding an oar and standing next to a winter sled. Snowy hills are painted on the studio backdrop. At the lower right of the card is a design with the photographer's initials intertwined: "A" "G" and "P", and the words "Pittaway/ OTTAWA,/ ONT." On the verso, and handwritten note identifying the recipient of the card.

Pittaway, Alfred G.

Group seated in car in front of the Hollow Tree in Stanley Park

Photograph of a group of 7 passengers in an early automobile, stopped along Stanley Park drive in front of the "Hollow Tree". This old cedar was a popular spot for group photographs in both cars and horse-drawn carriages. The stamp on the back of the card mount indicates this was taken by an official park photographer: "The Stanley Park Photographers, Head Office, 162 Cordova Street, Vancouver, B.C.". The negative number for ordering more prints is given as 4869a.

Stanley Park Photographers

Central high football team

Football team portrait. The well-ordered players are standing on stone steps. Hand-lettered on the front of the grey card mount is "Central High / 1927." Written in black ink on verso of card mount is "Left to Right, Front row: Clyde Clancy, Harold Pollack, Jim Connolly, Johnny Wright, Harlan Haulman, Gilbert Edwards; Middle Row: Parley Hyde, Moorhead Tukey, Peter Sawerbrey, 'Auroea' Nelson, Clary Johnson, Les Huff, Graham Cooksey; Back Row: John Epplen, Mgr., Elmo Pace, Roscoe Haynie, Bud Levin, Glenn Cackley, J. G. Schmidt, coach." A faded grey studio stamp reads "Dewell, commercial photographer, (...) 321 (...) Omaha."

Nathaniel Lee Dewell

[Portrait of a Young Woman]

Item consists of a sepiatoned black and white portrait of a young woman. The portrait is circular with a soft edge. The woman has her hair tied up around her head and is looking off to the left. She is wearing a black dress with a white lace collar and a long necklace that falls out of the frame. The photograph is housed a card. The card is yellowed with an embossed emblem on the top left on the front. Also on the front, on the bottom right, is the name of the photographer "A.R. Ward 289 Yonge St. Toronto". 289 Yonge Street is located right at Yonge and Dundas in Toronto. There is a translucent paper inside the card to further protect the photograph.

Ward, A. R.

[Portrait of a Boy]

Item consists of a black and white photograph of a young boy. The young boy is wearing a formal suit and tie, and is looking off to the right. The photograph was shot in H.E. Peagam's studio in Toronto, Ontario. H.E. Peagam was photographer that had a studio at 32 Temperance Street in Toronto in 1893, and one at 254 Yonge Street in Toronto 1901 - 1922. The portrait of the boy is cut into an oval (measuring approx. 5 x 7 cm) and has a small even white border. The oval photograph is pasted onto a black piece of card measuring 9.25 x 13.25 cm. On the bottom right of the card is embossed with "H.E. Peagam, Toronto, ONT"

H.E. Peagam

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