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[Three men in suits]

Item is a snapshot cyanotype image featuring a portrait of three men, two are standing and one is sitting, inside a library of a house or an office space. All three are turned to the camera, all are wearing suit jackets,vests and ties. The two men...

[Five portraits of a boy]

Item consists of a black mat with five oval openings and a portrait in each. All five portraits are of the same young boy, in different hats, but same suit. The last image is one of him, with no hat. He wears a cowboy hat, a military cap or fez ha...

[Five portraits of a woman]

Item consists of a black matt with five oval openings and a portrait in each. All five portraits are of the same woman, in different poses. In two of the portraits there is a parasol behind the woman, in one she is holding a top hat, in two others...

[Photographic portrait pendant]

Item is a piece of photographic jewelry, a pendant with makeshift loop at top for chain. Very detailed gold plated metal pendant with glass image in centre. Image is adhered beneath a rectangular piece of glass, brown colour. Image is a portrait o...

[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. Ima...

William Notman & Son

[Portrait of Man with Mustache]

Item consists of a black and white photograph of a man with a mustache. The man is wearing a suit, vest and tie, and is looking off to the left. Behind him is a plain white backdrop. He has a large mustache that connects to his sideburns. The phot...

Portrait of a woman

Item is a cream card with an oval photograph bordered by an embossed floral design. At the bottom right of card, embossed in gold, "Quarrington/ 1336 QUEEN ST. WEST./ TORONTO." Photograph shows a woman in high collared velvet and embroid...

Quarrington, Joseph F.

Portrait of a man

Item consists of a black card with oval photograph surrounded by an embossed floral border. At the bottom right embossed in silver, "C.A. Lee/ LISTOWEL,/ Canada." The photograph is a portrait of a young man in suit and tie.

Lee, Charles A.

Portrait of man with white tie

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with portrait of a man with light-coloured suit jacket and pale or white tie. At bottom of card, in gold letterpress "R. L. Hinde" and a print resembling an artist's palette and brushes with the...

R.L. Hinde

Portrait of Lovina as baby

Item consists of a white card with green letterpress at bottom, "Broadway Photo. Co., 1150 BROADWAY,/ CLEVELAND, O." Photograph shows a baby seated in an ornate carved chair. On verso, handwritten in red ink, "Lovina - 'Mama�...

Broadway Photo. Co.

Portrait of girl and baby

Item is a grey cabinet card with beige border and a photograph of a young girl, probably around 6 or 7 years old, in a a dark coloured dress with light coloured stiching and ribbons. She holds a bouquet of flowers in her right hand and stands next...

Portrait of a man in sack coat

Item is a black papered cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom, "FOURTEENTH ST./ Between/ LARIMER & LAWRRENCE./ HORACE E. HUNT,/ DENVER, COLO." Photograph of a man with neatly parted hair and a trimmed moustache in a sack coat ...

Horace E. Hunt

Portrait of a young boy and girl

Item consists of a grey card with embossed decoration at bottom left of a shield(?) and at the right, "Owen's Ground floor Studio/ 6, MILL ST./ NEW CASTLE, PA." Photograph is a full length portrait of a boy in sailor style suit and ...

Owens Ground floor Studio

Portrait of Margaret Rowley

Item is a pale yellow cabinet card with a full length photograph of a woman in a plain dark coloured dress, with hoop skirt. The image probably dates to the early 1860s but is a reprint. She has a simple lace collar buttoned with a broach and wear...

Portrait of a boy in cape

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with vignetted portrait of a young boy, probably 5 or 6 years old, seated on an upholstered, tassled chair wearing an embroidered cape and fur hat. There is a small toy lion on the arm rest of the chair. Acros...

R. & H. O'Hara

Portrait of woman and two children

Item is a beige cabinet card with brown letterpress at bottom, "W. Crooke/ 103 PRINCES STREET/ EDINBURGH." Photograph is of a mother and two daughters. The woman sits on the left, wears a tight jacket with lace sleeves and a narrow bonne...

Crooke, William, 1849-1928

Portrait of a woman

Item is a cream card with silver letterpress at bottom edge, "Regent Portraits Ltd., London & Provinces." Photograph is a portrait of a young woman in plain white blouse with her short hair curled forward on either side of her face, ...

Regent Portraits Ltd.

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 i...

J. Al. Lloyd

Portrait of a young man

Item is a brown cabinet card with brown letterpress at bottom, "J. Al. Llyod York, Neb." Photograph is a portrait of a young man in suit and tie, with a handkerchief in his breast pocket. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "1890".

J. Al. Lloyd

Portrait of Robert Copsey

Item is a white cabinet card with scalloped details at corners and gold letterpress at bottom, "Henderson/ YORK, NEB." Photograph is a portrait of a young man wearing a stiff collar pressed into 'wings' with a wide silk tie. On...

Henderson

Portrait of Roy Hoak

Item consists of a cream coloured cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom. At the left the text "Brown" is surrounded by a design of artist's palette and brushes. On the right, "STERLING, ILL./ 10 EAST THIRD ST." Phot...

Brown

Portrait of O. S. Higby

Item consists of a white cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge with small half-sun design border. "Henderson,/ Artist/ LINCOLN AVE.,/ YORK, NEB." Handwriting in blue ink partially obscuring lettering at bottom of card, "...

Henderson

Portrait of John Helms

Item is a green cabinet card with white embossed design of wreath and ribbon at bottom, with text "BROWN/ STERLING, ILL." and a design at centre with the letters "E" "B" and "C" intertwined. Photograph is a ...

Brown

Portrait of Everett Gould

Item consists of a white cabinet card with embossed gold text at bottom "Carlsou/ SYCAMORE, / ILLS." A design with the letters "F" "M" and "C" intertwined is at the bottom centre. Photograph is a portrait ta...

Carlsou Photographer

Portrait of Glenn Kelsey

Item consists of a grey card with embossed text at bottom right, "F. C. Barnum/ MORRISON/ ILL." Photograph is a portrait of a young man with high starched collar and patterend bowtie. On verso, handwritten in blue ink, "Glenn Kelsey...

F. C. Barnum

Portrait of four women

Item is a photograph of four young women mounted on a postcard backing. The image is a full-length portrait, wiht three women in white blouses and dark, plain wrap-style skirts (the one at the far right has buttons decorating the seam) and the you...

Kestin Photographer

Horse team

Photographic image is of a two-horse team standing on a dirt road with cart and driver in front of residential buildings. The card mount is taupe and dark gray.

Jesse J. H. Plato

Redbook reader

Photograph is of a woman sitting in front of a fireplace, with Redbook magazine open on her lap. The support for the image is a neon-red paper. On the lower right of the tan card mount is embossed the studio logo. On the verso is inscribed in gree...

Rembrandt's Studio

Photo cards, portraits

The card-mounted photographs are all studio portraits of unidentified individuals. The first of two cabinet cards is embossed with "Quartley", and the second is embossed with "Morton." Two Cartes de visites are printed on verso...

Quartley, Baltimore, M.D.

[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 ...

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 insi...

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 daguerreotyp...

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 Manufac...

Littlefield, Parsons & Co.

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 te...

Bryce, John Fraser

[Portrait of Guy Bulloch]

Item is a light brown card with photograph of a man from the shoulders up, on a plain background. Embossed into the card at the base is the studio mark for William Notman and Son at 14 Phillips Square, Montreal. On verso, the name Guy Bulloch with...

Notman, William

[Portrait of Selma Owen]

Item is a grey and green mottled-pattern bi-fold card with, art nouveu floral design embossed into the upper left corner of the front flap. On the front of the right flap is embossed the name of the photographer: "Craswell/ Charlottetown, P.E...

Craswell

[Osberg family(?) portraits]

File consists of four card mounted photographs, 3 of the same man in various poses and 1 of a woman. All mounted on black card by studios in Montreal. The photographs were found inside the Agnes Osberg album (2009.005.023) with a yellow sticky not...

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