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Lorne Shields Historical Photograph Collection
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Portrait of young soldier in Iowa National Guard

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom, "G. Dahms, BRADY ST./ Bet. 2nd and 3rd/ DAVENPORT,/ IOWA." Photograph shows a young man (same as in 2008.001.159) against studio backdrop with tropical plants. Man wears uniform of the Iowa National Guard with carbine belt and insignia of two rifles with the letter "B" on the hat.

Dahms, G.

Portrait of girl holding flowers

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with oval fram decoratively drawn on card to mimick a heavy wall frame, complete with nail and hanging ropes. Photograph shows a young girl in checkered blouse holding flowers. On verso, a US 2 cent stamp, c. 1862-1871. Cancelled "[illeg] MILLS PENN YAN N.Y./ Jan 5, 1885."

Portrait of man in suit with long moustache

Item is a white cabinet card with photograph of a man in a plain suit with wide tie and tie clip visible. Man has a long, neat moustache. On verso, elaborate engraving of a rail car with the text "Photographed BY THE/ PALACE R.R. PHOTOGRAPH CAR CO." Text in image at bottom left, "FLEWWELLINGS[RYDYW?]".

Palace R.R. Photograph Car Co.

Portrait of three girls in matching dresses

Item is a brown bi-fold card with art-deco style foliate embossed design on front. Inside portrait of three young girls, two seated on an upholstered floral bench and one standing. All wearing matching dresses. Possible forest scene in background (too dark). At bottom right, ink black letterpress, "M.M. Morton,/ LINDSAY, ONT."

M.M. Morton

Portrait of woman and child in doorway

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with image of a woman in tall straw hat and bustled gown leaning in a doorway with a child in single-breasted jacket holding a straw boater seated in hay at her knees. Flowers are painted onto the faux-stone wall of the studio scene. At bottom, in gold letterpress, "Wallis." and at right "PHOTOGRAPHER/ 61 SPARKS STREET, OTTAWA."

Wallis, James D.

Outdoor theatre troup in performance

Item consists of a brown card with textured surface. Photograph of a group of 5 men, standing behind 5 women (seated and turning back to look at the men). The men are dressed in women's clothing and hold out their skirts to form a line. Behind them, several tents and trees.

Outdoor theatre troup around fallen tree

Item consists of a brown card with textured surface. Photograph of a group of 5 men and 5 women gathered around and climbing on a fallen tree. Two on the right holding a saw and an axe, pretending to cut the tree. In the background, tents and trees. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "20".

[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

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

Cheescake pinups

Brown embossed cover, bound with green string. Photos held with black photo corners. Individual portraits show naked women in variety of settings.
Themes: female nudity, sex, Chinese, Japanese, USA, Hawaii.
Some photos have copyright symbol printed onto photographs.

Scotland album

Brown leather cover, edges flaking. Black pages. Notations in black ink. Some photographs starting to yellow.

Themes include: street photograph, resurfacing of roads, early steamrollers,
Locations include Glasgow, Scotland. Other locations are included but partially illegible.

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