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Carte de visite album

Item is a photograph album with a purple cover and gold and black embossed letters and design. Fabric bindings, white pages with gilded edges. Window openings surrounded by gold floral design. Silver clasp. Includes 14 albumen and gelatin silver photographs and photomechanical reproductions.

Aviation album

Black cardboard cover with gold embossed letters "Photographs"; image on cover. Spine missing but stitched binding intact. Black pages.

Photographs of aerial exhibitions at Texas Love Field Air Corps Training Depot on November 12 and 13, 1918 to celebrate the end of WWI. Fairly detailed notations included as text printed directly onto the images. Images show pilots and early airplanes, photographs of blimps; select number of aerial photographs of the land with respective geographic locational coordinates, crowds of spectators, parachute jump - with flags, images of airplane crashes.
Most photographs taken from the air.

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.

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

Egypt album

Brown cardboard album is bound with string. Affixed to the front cover is a watercolour of a man and a camel at the base of the Pyramids. Inserted into the 12 paper pages are photographs of wartime Egypt. There are two loose prints: one of a guard tower, and the other of a shield that reads "Patience!! NOUS te PLUMERONS." Also included are 2 postcards: one is of the H.M.H.S. Asturias, and is addressed to Mrs. Wm. Lawler, of Vancouver, B.C.; the other is a group portrait of soldiers, and is addressed to Mrs. E. Shaw, also of Vancouver.

Shields, Lorne

Malta, Italy, China album

Green fabric-coated album with some decorative linear gold embossing. Spine torn along edges. First and last page have a decorative leaf pattern. Notations are handwritten in black ink. Photographs are mounted in between two layers, seemingly embedded into album's pages.
Photographs are of a family traveling through Malta, Italy, Portugal and China, taken at sites such as Pompei, Mount Vesuvius, the Temple of Heaven, and Summer Palace, as well as some photographs of the railway through a mountainous countryside.
Some photographs include images of the crew and family aboard the S.S. Somali, a British passenger and cargo steam ship that travelled between England and Hong Kong, stopping at locations such as Italy and India to drop off or pick up cargo. The ship was built in 1930 and was destroyed by a bomb while being towed on March 27, 1941. The shipwreck still remains upright off the coast of the United Kingdom, on the East side of Glasgow off the shore of North Sunderland.

Assuming dates of album are between 1930-1941, based on S.S. Somali's active days, King of Italy pictured would be King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy and his Queen, Elena of Montenegro.

Places: Chapel of Bones, Mount Vesuvius, Camaldoli Monastery, Temple of Venus, Temple of Jupiter, Temple of Mercury, Temple of Heaven.
Locations: Pompei, Baia, Malta, Naples, Italy, Gozo, Pekin, China.
Themes: portraits, S.S. Somali, landscapes, railroads, sailing, King and Queen of Italy.

Shields, Lorne

Spain and Italy album

Item consists of a dark blue album with gold embossed sailboat on the cover and the word Photographs. It is bound with black string. Pages are black. Photos are held in with black photo corners, or are loose. There is no writing in the album.

Accompanying material: map of Madrid, 2 photo postcards of bullfighting, 2 photo postcards of Winston Churchill's grave, 1 photo postcard of La Scala Theatre in Milan with two tickets and a program.

Photographs are amateur snapshots of a couple's travels throughout England, Italy and Spain. There are also other photo postcards attached with photo corners.

Places: Trafalgar Square Station, The Old Curiosity Shop immortalised by Charles Dickens.

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

Corliss Engine

Item is an albumen stereograph. Image depicts a large machine on a platform in an exhibition hall. The machine is marked "GEO. H. CORLISS, PROVIDENCE R.I." Recto captions bottom: "496- Corliss Engine, Mach. Hall"; left:"International Exhibition, 1876"; right: "Centennial Photographic Co., Philad'a". Verso has a crest and caption "Centennial Photographic International Exhibition. Wm. Notman president, W. Irving Adams vice pres, Edward L. Wilson supt & treasurer, J. A. Fraser art superintendent, 1776, 1876, Philadelphia." Verso pencil inscription "M.A.M."; "not included"; "606."

The Old Mission, Santa Barbara Calif.

Geatin silver dop postcard depicting a spanish-style church and surroiunding landscape including palm trees. Recto caption in white, bottom edge: "The Old Mission, Santa Barbara, Calif." Verso has a green 1 cent U.S. stamp and postmark stamped "Yreka, Calif. Apr. 22 1230pm 1931." Verso caption, top middle: "Post card"; left: "correspondence"; right: "address." Verso inscription in pencil, left side: "Darling Babe, We'll soon be home now and it will be wonderful to see you. Will you sace this card for me as it is the only one I have of Santa Barbara. Helen." right side: "Miss Marian Macgowan c/o Miss E. Hurst, 1235 12th St. New West Minster BC Canada."

B.W. Kilburn: Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton, Californaia

Item is an albumen stereograph. Images depict a series of buildings on a mountain, including a domed telescope enclosure. Recto caption, left: "James M. Davis, New York, St. Louis, Liverpool, Toronto, Sydney"; right: "Copyright 1895 by B.W. Kilburn"; bottom: "9990 Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton, Califoraia [sic]." Verso centre: "Photographed and published by B.W. Kilburn = Littleton, N.H."

B.W. Kilburn: A Mining Camp in the Klondyke

Item is an albumen stereograph. Images depict a group of men surrounding two log cabins in the forest. Many trees have been cut down. Recto caption, left: "James M. Davis, New York, St. Louis, Liverpool, Toronto, Sydney"; right:"Copyright 1898 by B.W. Kilburn"; bottom: "12730. A Mining Camp in the Klondyke." Verso caption, centre: "Photographed and Published by B.W. Kilburn, = Littleton, N.H."

[man pulling plow]

vignetted gsp mounted on brown mat board with decorative border. Depicting a flat field landscape, where large group of men watches a man harnessed to a plow and another sitting on the plow. Recto ink inscription, bottom right: "Keller." Verso inscription in pencil: "J. Cramner."

Old Timers Rally Hull (cars sub-series)

gsp with white border, semi-gloss surface. Glued at corners to thin paper. Depicts two men in racing car, surrounded by spectators, road, wooden fence. Car bears the number "46" and license plate "NN 4104." Recto typed caption, bottom: "Old Timers Rally Hull 25th September, 1948. 1923 8 H.P. O.H.V. Gwynne." Verso in pencil: "Ellis Armley."

Mormon Tabernacle Salt Lake City

glossy albumen prints with no border. Mounted on grey cabinet card. Depicts mormon tabernacle and surrounding park. Three people in the foreground. Verso caption: "Bureau of information and church literature. Souvenir views, albums, photos, etc. always on hand... Full line of church works. for information on Utah, its people, or the docturines of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, address Bureau of Information and Church Literature Office, 214 Templeton Bldg. Salt Lake City."

Midtown New York City, N.Y.

matte gsp with white border. Aerial view of NYC. Signage on buildings reads: "Macy's," "Gimbel's," "Baltman and Co.," "Park Central Hotel." Recto caption in white at bottom of image: "(0506-876A-8)(3-16-33-1:30P)(12-2000) MIDTOWN NEW YORK CITY, N.Y."

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