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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'

Willi A Kiss

Item is a cabinet card portrait of baby. Brown text below photograph reads, 'Copyright Barraud 263 Oxford St London A few doors West of The Circus'. Brown text on back of card reads, 'Mr. Barraud 263, Oxford St. W (regent circus) London. Mr. Barraud bestows particular attention on enlargements, miniatures and reproductions which can be made from any photograph. All negatives registered and carefully preserved. Mr. Barraud's studios are approached by a lift constructed on the most approved patents which will be found a great advantage to sitters as no stairs have to be ascended, childrens portraits the same prices as other sitters.' Inscription in ink on back of card reads, Willi a Kiss, from Phyllis Margaret Dickson'.

Barraud Studio

Portrait of woman

Item is a portrait of woman in Victorian dress. Black text below photograph reads, 'Wilkinson Bros. Cookshire, Que.' Inscription in black ink on back of card reads, 'Alfred and Florence with love from the original'

Wilkinson Bros.

Prince of Wales

Item is a photograph of a car on crowded street. Inscription in black ink on back of card reads, 'The prince of Wales Leaving (illegible) Nov. 1919', written over inscription in pencil, illegible.

Mrs. Orr

Item is a portrait of woman in white dress standing in front of rocky beach. Inscription on back in pencil reads, 'Mrs. Orr 80%'. Inscription in black ink reads, 'Kitimat - Aug. 1956 (Note Snow). Green stamp reads, 'August 1 (illegible)

Portrait of woman

Item is a cabinet card portrait of woman in lace shawl. Black text below photograph reads, 'Kirkland Cheyenne, Wyo.' Brown text on back of card reads, 'Kirkland's Studio Cheyenne Wyo. Finest Appointed in the west Portraits in crayon, ink and colors. Fine large work a specialty. Duplicates from this picture can be had at any time.'

Kirkland's Studio

Constance Orr infant portrait

Item is a portrait of baby standing on a chair. The mother's arm is subtley draped in the background. Embossed beneath the photograph reads, 'Phillips Square, Montreal, Wm. Notman & Son'. Inscription in black ink on back of mount reads, 'Constance Orr'.

William Notman & Son

Portrait of man with moustache

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card featuring a vignetted portrait of man. Text below photograph reads, 'Wm. Notman & Son - Montreal'. Text on back of photograph reads, 'W. Notman, also at Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, & St. John, N.B.'

William Notman & Son

Invitation to ball to meet the Prince of Wales

Invitation to Ball. Inscription reads, 'To have the honour of meeting His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales The Chairmen and Executive of the Citizens' Committee request the pleasure of the company of Misses Constance and Dorothy Orr at a Ball in the Windsor Hotel Montreal, on Thursday evening October the thirtieth nineteen hundred and nineteen at nine-thirty o'clock.'

Military personnel

All following slides 2008.001.1903.1-20 will have same description. Military or government gathering, in front of a monument or statue. A huge crowd of military personnel, in France. All slides came with slide viewer 2008.001.1903. Inscription "Gedescope Brevete S.G.D.G." and verso "Georges Dreyfus, Paris."

Georges Dreyfus

Military personnel

All following slides 2008.001.1903.1-20 will have same description. Military or government gathering, in front of a monument or statue. A huge crowd of military personnel, in France. All slides came with slide viewer 2008.001.1903. Inscription "Gedescope Brevete S.G.D.G." and verso "Georges Dreyfus, Paris."

Georges Dreyfus

Military personnel

All following slides 2008.001.1903.1-20 will have same description. Military or government gathering, in front of a monument or statue. A huge crowd of military personnel, in France. All slides came with slide viewer 2008.001.1903. Inscription "Gedescope Brevete S.G.D.G." and verso "Georges Dreyfus, Paris."

Georges Dreyfus

Military personnel

All following slides 2008.001.1903.1-20 will have same description. Military or government gathering, in front of a monument or statue. A huge crowd of military personnel, in France. All slides came with slide viewer 2008.001.1903. Inscription "Gedescope Brevete S.G.D.G." and verso "Georges Dreyfus, Paris."

Georges Dreyfus

Heidelberg

Lantern slide, wood frame with glass positive B & W slide - image framed in black and gold. Handwritten in ink "heidelberg" on slide. Landscape with bridge, water, with town in mountains. Wood frame has a sticker on it with the letter Y written inside.

Panorama of Baden-Baden, Germany

Lantern slide, wood frame with glass positive B & W slide - image framed in black and gold. Sticker on bottom of frame with handwritten in ink "Baden-Baden Germany." and handwritten in pencil directly on wood "Germany." Sticker on actual slide that says "Panorama of Baden-Baden, Germany." Image is of a bridge in foreground with a river and town in background in mountains.

Pont des Soupirs, Venise

Lantern slide, wood frame with glass positive B & W slide - image framed in black. Sticker on slide that has handwritten in ink "462 Pont des Soupirs. Venice" in french. Landscape image of the Bridge of Sighs in Venice, Italy. Wood frame has a sticker on it with the letter Y written inside.

Marc Venice

Lantern slide, wood frame with glass positive B & W slide. Handwritten in ink on sticker on the slide is "482 S Marc Venice." Image of a church or cathedral. Wood frame has a sticker on it with the letter Y written inside.

Temples of Saturn and Vespasian

Tinted B&W lantern slide in wood frame. Printed on slide on a sticker "44 Rome - Forum - Temples of Saturn and Vespasian." Image of temples and ruins. The background looks tinted red. Wood frame has a copyright symbol engraved in it. Sticker on wood frame with a Y written on it.

Scotts Monument, Edinburgh

Note that the date is based on G.W.W.'s photographic carreer. Lantern slide, wood frame with a B&W glass slide. Inscription on slide in white ink "Scotts Mont Edinburgh 1149" and "G.W.W." Sticker with the letter Y on wood frame. G.W.W. stands for George Washington Wilson who was a Scottish artist and photographer who's studio ran from 1860 to 1880.

Heidelberg on the Rhine

Lantern slide, wood frame with a B&W glass slide. Sticker on glass reads in ink "2216 Vue generale du Chateau de Heidelberg." Sticker on wood frame written in ink "Heidelberg on the Rhine - Germany." Written in pencil on wood frame "Heidelberg Castle on the Rhine." X in pencil on BRC of wood frame. Image of Heidelberg castle on the Rhine.

Panorama

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold. Sticker on wood frame of a Y. Handwritten in ink on a sticker on the glass "750 Panorama…" the rest has been reased by water damage or moisture. Image is of a town view, with a street and church spires in background and the town clock.

Obelisk and Temple of Karnak

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image is framed in black and gold. Sticker with a Y on wood frame. Handwritten in ink on a sticker on the glass "688 Obelisque et Temple de Karnak Egypte." in french. Image is of the ruins of the obelisk and temple of Karnak in Luxor, Egypt with a mule in the foreground.

Mehmet Mosque, Cairo

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold paint. Handwrtten in ink on a sticker on the glass "276 Mosque de Mehment-Ali de Caire" in french and in print "L. Manasse, Optician, 88 Madison Street, Chicago," and handwritten in pencil above is "Mosque de Mehmet Ali." Image is of the Mehmet Ali Mosque in Cairo, Egypt.

Michelangelo's Moses

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold paint. Handwritten in ink on a sticker on the glass slide is "315. Moise de Michel-Ange" in french. A sticker with Y on wood frame. Image is of Michelangelo's statue of Moses for Julius II tomb built in ca. 1545.

Herald Building

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in purple and gold paint. Printed in gold lettering "T.H. McAllister, Manuf'g Optician, 49 Nassau Street, New York," and on the other side printed is "Herald Building, New York." Sticker on wood frame of a Y. There looks to be some pink newspaper framing the image, perhaps to hold it in place in the frame. Please note that research shows that the image does not look like other photographs of the New York Herald newspaper offices based in New York City. Image is of a building, in a square.

Arches of Triumph, Pompeii

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold. Sticker on wood handwritten in ink "arches of Triumph Egypt Pompeii." Printed direclty of slide "7669 Arcs de Triomphe et Rue du Forum, a Pompei." Same written on wood in pencil. Image of arches and road with some ruins.

Old Palace, Florence

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black. Green sticker on glass handwritten in black ink "Old Palace Florence" in print above "J. Levy & Cie Succrs de Ferrier Pere Fils & Soulier." On another sticker in print "T.H. McAllister, Manuf'g Optician, 49 Nassau Street, N." Image of the Old Palace in Florence, with clocktower.

[Field with Ruins]

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black. Sticker on wood frame with a Y. Black with gold lettering "C.T. Milligan, Magic Lantern Manuf'r No. 728 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa." Image of a field with a stone wall, and ruins of walls, with arched doorways or openings.

Florence, Italy

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold. Sticker on wood frame of a Y. Sticker on glass in ink "2418. Florence prise de San Mimacho (sp?), Italy." Image is of a skyline view of Florence, the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore (the Duomo) is visible, with a road in the foreground and mountains in background.

Royal Palace, Berlin

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black. Sticker on wood frame handwritten in ink "Throne Room - Royal Palace - Berlin" and on glass in black ink "4324 La Salle Blanche Chateau Royal Berlin" in french - translated means 'the White Room Royal Palace'. Image of inside throne room in the Royal Palace, Berlin, Germany.

Panorama of Rome

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black. Sticker on glass handwritten in black ink "7580 Panorama a Rome pris de Capitole." in french. Image of Rome from the Capitol. Square in foreground, with equestrian statue.

Cologne

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Handwritten on sticker on glass "Church Cologne," but the words are difficult to decipher. Sticker of a Y on wood frame. Image of a town, view of rooftopes, a square, a man with horse & buggy, a church in the background.

House of Parliament, London

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Printed on slide "Houses of Parliament London" on one side, and on the other printed in gold on black background "C.T. Milligan, Magic Lantern Manuf'r, No. 728 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa." Sticker with a Y on it. Thinner wood frame with paper or thin cardboard pasted over top. Image of the Parliament building in London, England.

Sackville Street, Dublin

Lantern slide, glass slide in wood frame. Image area is circular as is the hole in the wood frame. Illustration is hand painted onto the glass. Handwritten on sticker "Ireland - Sackville Street, Dublin." Illustration of a busy street scene with people, horse & buggies, streetcar with buildings on either side of the street, and the Nelson's Pillar at the end of the street. Cobblestone street, men in top hats. Please note, date is based on the knowledge that since 1924, the street has been known as O'Connell Street, Dublin's main thoroughfare. The Nelson's Pillar was erected in 1808 and destroyed by a bomb in 1966. It is a granite pillar topped by a statue of Horatio, Lord Nelson.

[Two men and a dog on the porch]

Glass slide, handpainted over B&W slide. No wood frame. Black frame with gold letters "Edward Van Altena 71-79W. 45th St., N.Y.C." Slide is numbered 12 in the series. Heavily painted. Image is of two men, one standing with his arms and fists in the air, one sitting with a dog in his lap. They're on a porch of a log cabin, with sheep in the field next to them. Trees and blue sky.

[Woman crouching by water]

Lantern slide, glass slide. Handpainted over B&W slide. No wood frame. Black frame with gold letters "Edward Van Altena 71-79W. 45th St., N.Y.C." Slide is numbered 18 in the series. Printed in BRC of slide "99-68." Black paper around glass edges. Heavily painted. Image is of a young woman with blond hair, crouching by a creek with a bucket. You can see her reflection in the water. She is the same woman from slide 16, 2008.001.1311.

[Two men standing, one man and young boy crouching next to sheep]

Glass slide, handpainted over B&W slide. No wood frame. Black frame with gold letters "Edward Van Altena 71-79W. 45th St., N.Y.C." Slide is numbered 36 in the series. Black paper around glass edges. Heavily painted. Image is of three men and a young boy outside a house. Two men are standing next to a fence, third man and boy crouching near fallen sheep.

[Man in horse drawn carriage]

Glass slide, handpainted over B&W slide. No wood frame. Black frame with gold letters "Edward Van Altena 71-79W. 45th St., N.Y.C." Slide is numbered 38 in the series. Black paper around glass edges. Heavily painted. Image is of a man sitting at the reins of a horse drawn carriage.

[Halloween dance]

Lantern slide, glass slide. Handpainted over B&W slide. No wood frame. Black frame with gold letters "Edward Van Altena 71-79W. 45th St., N.Y.C." Slide is numbered 39 in the series. Black paper around glass edges. Heavily painted. Image is of people dancing at a halloween party. The room is decorated with jack-o-lanterns hanging from the ceiling.

[Man and woman]

Lantern slide, glass slide. Handpainted over B&W slide. No wood frame. Black frame with gold letters "Edward Van Altena 71-79W. 45th St., N.Y.C." Slide is numbered 44 in the series. Black paper around glass edges. Heavily painted. Image is of a man and woman speaking, flowers behind the woman.

[Country dance fight]

Lantern slide, glass slide. Handpainted over B&W slide. No wood frame. Black frame with gold letters "Edward Van Altena 71-79W. 45th St., N.Y.C." Slide is numbered 46 in the series. Black paper around glass edges. Heavily painted. Image is of the halloween dance from earlier slides, but a fight has broken out among the dancers.

[Group of people with fists in air]

Glass slide, handpainted over B&W slide. No wood frame. Black frame with gold letters "Edward Van Altena 71-79W. 45th St., N.Y.C." Slide is numbered 59 in the series. Black paper around glass edges. Heavily painted. Image is of an outdoor barn scene, people in carriages and on horses, standing around looking at one man talking on a bridge. The group has their fists raised in the air.

[Landscape view]

Lantern slide, glass slide. Handpainted over B&W slide. No wood frame. Black frame with gold letters "Edward Van Altena 71-79W. 45th St., N.Y.C." Slide is numbered 62 in the series. The number 99-183 is scratched into slide, BRC. Black paper around glass edges. Heavily painted with pinks and blues. Image is of a landscape view of a canyon or pit.

Lantern slides (.1) and box (.2)

Wood box has sliding lid and is covered with patterned brown paper. Nine of the glass slides are painted with scenes of children engaged in play and work, and one includes the phrase "Good Night." Three slides have been painted with four vignetted cityscapes each. All of the slides are edged with orange tape.

Shields, Lorne

Tru-Vue viewer

Binocular viewer is brown plastic, with black metal slide at the bottom for reel advancement. The eye pieces are fitted with transparent lenses for viewing images against translucent plastic backs--these allow ambient light to illuminate the images from behind. Molded into the body of the viewer is "TRU-VUE, ROCK ISLAND ILL, MADE IN U.S.A., U.S. PAT. 90564", and "INSERT FILM THIS END" (left side). The two-piece cardboard box has a silver top printed with the Tru-Vue logo in black, and a black bottom printed with "Tru-Vue Inc., Pictures With Depth, Rock Island, Illinois, printed and made in U.S.A." in silver.

Tru-Vue Company

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

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

England album

Leather cover embossed with flowers, metal clasp; one prong on clasp [front cover side] slightly loose. Some flower borders within. Gilt edge to pages. No handwritten notations.

Photo studios include J.Brown, Newport Salop; W. W. Winter Art Photography, Derby.

Themes include portraits, early bicycles, boats and carriages.

Transiberia album

Green cloth binding with "photos" embossed in black on the cover; number "7" stamped in blue. Grey pages with dark green border around photos. Notations in black ink. Photographs are mounted onto a card betwen two additional pieces of paper; the outside pieces of paper have windows cut to fit around the photographs.

No loose photographs however several photographs are becoming loose and peeling out of their windows. Many photographs are significantly faded and yellowing has occurred.

Locations include Scheveningen, Antwerpen, Kharbin, Kayota (Korea), Seoul, Kobe.

Themes include: street views, architecture, Transiberian railroads, landscapes and waterscapes.

Dates include September - December, 1912; 1-12 Januari, 1913; Februari, 1913.

For miscellaneous scraps

Blue cover embossed with gold lettering "For Miscellaneous Scraps" and gold and black decorative embossing. Gold embossing on spine reads "Scraps". Some handwritten notations in black ink. Mix of blue and white pages.

Includes newspaper clippings, photographic reproductions cut-out from publications, photographs, engravure reproductions from newspapers or journals. One or two loose items.
Elements are glued onto pages. Majority of pages are blank.

Themes include landscapes, animals, painting or art reproductions,
Sites discussed include Residence of Napoleon, Asylum for the Insane Toronto, Asylum for the Insane London, Asylum for Idiots Orillia.

Tangiers album

Red cloth cover, with number 5 stamped in black ink. Notations in pencil.

Themes include cathedrals, scenic views, street views,
Locations include: Tangiers, Morocco; Cadix, Seville [S'evilla], Giralda, and Cordoba in Spain
Sites include: Plaza de Isabel II; Parque Genoves; Alemada Hercules, Plaza de la Constitucion Sierpes, Alcazar in Seville.

Social album

Brown paper cover, bound with brown string, embossed with word "photographs" in gold. Cover flaking. Black pages.

Themes include family and social snapshots. Many photographs are loose. Also includes some loose postcards. Some loose photographs and postcards have notations or messages with dates on their verso. Also contains a loose newspaper clipping, feature article titled: "A Half Forgotten Legend of the Genesee: How an Indian maid and her French lover leaped to their death in River's Bosom".

Dates include: January 1949, December 1952.

Southsea album

Black cover bound with black string; "Photographs" embossed in gold. Notations in white and gold ink on black pages.

Sites include: Clarence Pier, the War Memorial, Portsmouth Town Hall, Town Hall Square, Southampton Waters, Ryde Harbour, Seaview at the Isle of Wight, the English Channel.

Themes include tourist snapshots, portraits, ships and boats.

California album

Brown cover, edges flaking, tied with brown string. Notations in pencil and blue ink on black pages.

Sites include Monterey, CA; Santa Ana City Hall; San Juan Capistiano; Laguna Beach; Yosemite National Park;

Themes include: early cars; portraits, houses, moving houses [using early trucks to physically move the house].

California and Utah album

Leather edged cover, detached binding. Contains photographs and pressed flowers. Lengthy notations in black ink. More of a journal with photographs. Vast majority of pages are blank.

Themes of photographs include early trains and railways, portraits, scenic views.

Includes some loose photographs and pressed flowers; also includes printed photographic reproductions from journals adhered to pages;
Sites include: Catalina Isl, Mualon Bay.

California album

No cover, no binding. Black pages. Edges of pages flaking, torn and falling apart. Handle with care. Photographs mounted using black photo corners. Some loose photographs. Many photographs missing. No notations, no dates. Some photographs fading; some photographs show signs of damage - looks as if something spilled on them.

Locations include: Ocean Park, California
Sites include: Sons of England memorial (city location unknown).

Themes include: portraits, scenic views and landscapes, animals.

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.

Cabinet card album

Brown padded leather cover with embossed diamond pattern. Missing spine. Front cover detached. Grey/silver pages with gilded edges. Window openings with border. Metal clasp and fabric binding.

Photographs consist of portraits, mostly studio portraiture.

South Africa rural album

Blue fabric cover embossed with gold lettering ("Photographs"). Light blue-grey pages have window openings. Fabric binding and spine intact. Notation in pencil. 4 black-and-white negatives (in cold storage). No dates.

Themes include: horses, Col. Badeau Powell's troopers, rural South Africa
Location and sites include: Cape Town, Old Dutch Citadel, Aliwal North, Orange River, Orange Free State, Zastron, old Dutch Governor's House.

Carte de visite and tintype album

Brown leather cover and metal clasp; back cover's part of the clasp is missing. Front cover detached; missing spine; binding broken in several places. White pages with two window openings on each side, with gold borders. Pages have gilded edges. Several tintypes have hand colouring.

Photographs consist of portraits. Many photographs missing.

Photo studios include: Richardson in Brooklyn, E.D.; Chas Weiffle Photographer, N.J.

Quebec album

Flexible green plastic cover with gold lettering ("photographs"). Coated metal ring binding. Black pages, notation in pencil and ink on adhesive labels. Photographs mounted with photo corners. Many photographs missing. Some drawings in white pencil.

Album also includes some photographi reproductions, almost small postcards, of well-known sites such as Hotel de Ville - City Hall; The Basilica; Kent House, and others.

Locations and sites include: City Hall; Basilica; Statue of Taschereau; Duffering Terrace; The Chateau Monument to Wolfe; Cathedral of the Holy Trinity; St. Louis Gate; Provincial Parliament Buildings; Montmorency Falls.

Themes include street views, cathedrals, monuments, cannons ("old guns") of the Main Battery; mortars.

H.M.S. Superb Voyage album

Decorated blue cover with green pages. Photographs inserted into openings in pages. Handwritten notations in black ink. Some loose photographs; back indicate they were postcards.

Inside front cover: "Photographs taken from H.M.S. Superb during her voyage under sealed orders from Rosythe (Scotland) to take supreme command of the allied fleets in the Mediterranean and Near East, arrange the Armistice with Turkey and capture the German fleet in the Black Sea."

Themes include: exercises on the deck, uniformed sailors and marines, British Marines Guard of Honour to Sultan, German fleet surrendering and held captive, French flagship.

Locations include: Malta, Mundros, Grecian Archipelago, "River Clyde", Sea of Marmara, Golden Horn in Turkey, Sultan's Winter Place, Constantinople, Bosphorus, Sebastopol - Black Sea, Balaclava Bay - Crimea,

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),.

South Africa-India album

Green cover with black edge and corners; spine and binding detached. Green end pages and brown pages throughout. Few handcoloured photographs; several photographs significantly yellowed.

Themes include landscapes, scenic views, snapshot portraits, man-drawn carriages, coastal views, beach scenes, ships and boats, architectural photographs of popular sites, traditional or tribal dress, early car, military uniforms, weddings, horse-drawn carriages, elephant-back carriage.

Sites and locations include: Bay Esplanade, West Street, The Old Fort and Ocean Beach at Durban, South Africa; some places in Natal, South Africa.

South Africa horse album

Red cloth cover with embossed gold design. Watermark and stains on cover. White pages with two window openings per page.
Photographs are mostly taken in South Africa. Included are photographs of De Aar, which at the time was the second-most important railway junction in the country. Photographs are mostly of horses on polo fields, some of people playing polo, some of trains and people with horses. There are also photographs of military and military camps, and a photograph at Vry Staat Hotel.

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.

Carte de visite album

Item is a decorated hard cover album (CDV album). Closes with clasps. Album pages are beige with open slots for photographs. Hand-painted flowers frame the openings on every page. Gold trimmed. Contains tintypes and albumen cartes-de-visite.

NYC, Flying Clubs album

Blue fabric cover, bound with white string. Black pages, photographs mounted with photo corners. Features photographs taken in of landscapes, farms, and flying clubs in various North Eastern states, as well as Southern Ontario and Quebec.

Banff album

Brown soft cover album with word "Photographs" on front. Bound by green braided string. Black pages with photos glued in. Handwritten notations in pencil. Back cover folded in upper left corner.
Photographs are family snapshots taken around Toronto, Orillia, Banff, Regina, Ancaster, Moose Jaw and Saskatoon. Some activities include rowing, tennis, canoeing, and attending various events.

Seaside album

Red fabric cover with gold embossed letters- "Sunny Memories." Fabric spine and binding. White and green pages have window openings of various shapes and sizes for different sized photographs. Some drawings are interspersed throughout as well.
Photographs show the coastline of Gordon, Scotland and a variety of snapshots.
Activities include swimming, farming, hay-baling, hunting,
Subjects include people, dogs, landscapes, ships, waterfalls, buildings, farms, trains, seashores, parks, gardens, sailboats, horse-drawn carriages

England album

Textured, decorative print album bound by red braid string. Black pages with photos glued in and with photo corners. White labels with handwritten notations in blue ink. Includes newspaper clippings and handpainted photogrpahs.
Photographs are family snapshots taken in the 1930s, mostly all labeled, taken around different locations in England and Canada. It briefly describes a family's move from England to Toronto.

Albert Kahn Inc., Architects and Engineers

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

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