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.
Items consists of a post card of a 4 men and 4 women standing and sitting on a large rock. Image is circular and likely shot on an early Kodak Brownie. On the front, above the image someone has handwritten in pencil "The Rock", and below in pencil "White Rock B.C". The back of the photograph is printed with a post card format. This image was developed on Velox photographic paper, the first commercially successful photo paper.
Item consists of eight photographs taken at Unionville of a young boy and a young girl. The children are accompanied by adults in two of the photos. In one of them both children are carried by adults with another woman standing by. In the other the young girl is standing in front of a man.
Item consists of photographs of a family taken at Atherley. Subjects include water bodies, a canoe, the Samuel de Champlain monument (in present day Orillia and designed by Vernon March), a house, and a cow.
Item consists of photographs of a family taken at Atherley. Subjects include water bodies, the Samuel de Champlain monument (in present day Orillia and designed by Vernon March), a house, and a car thought to be a Ford Model A.
Item is a photo album with a blue binding and a mostly blue and red cover. Item contains images of a number of different pavilions at Expo '67 for various countries and organizations, artworks, ceremonies and activities, and provides a short write up in French and English on each.
Two slides feature two ships: in one slide the boat sails peacefully along the water in Newfoundland, and in the other slide a boat is caught in a storm. In the third slide, a crew is working on either loading or unloading a boat and crew members are busy working.
Item is a handheld view master manufactured by Swayer's Inc and first introduced at the New York World Fair (1939-1940). Item is made of plastic and metal. Reel of 7 diametrical, 16 mm colour transparencies of famous landmarks in British Columbia, Canada. The lever on the side of the viewer will rotate the reel one frame at a time once pressed. Reels are interchangeable and come with a variety of themes.
Item is a wooden tabletop stereoscope with binocular viewer made with 50 built in glass stereographs of landscapes from Quebec and Montreal, factories and vernacular photography. Top of the stereoscope can open for additional light. Inside the object is a revolving metal belt (patented by Alexander Beckers) holding the stereographs that can be turned by the circular handles on the outside of the viewer.
Written on object: 76/Unis-France Stereoscopes Mattey-Paris/3.
Item contains colour photographs and negatives of the Canadian Kodak Centennial Kolorkins drop, May 6th, 1999. During this event, hundreds of Kodak Kolorkins (promotional soft toys in bright colours developed by Kodak in the 1990's) were dropped from a helicopter over the Toronto Kodak complex. Photos include images of Toronto mayor Mel Lastman making a speech.
Copy of a paper presented by Donald Gillies during session 14 on October 27 at the Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association 4th Kingston conference at Queen's University. The conference ran from October 25 - October 27.
Velox film with prepared postal card backings, ready sensitized, in brown paper envelope that has been opened at one end. The envelope still contains 5 film sheets (of the original 12) as well as instructions for use in English and French, and dated June 1914. On the verso of the package, the vendor has stamped the last return-by date as May 1, 1916.
Round metal tin for 16 mm Eastman Color Negative II Film, opened and empty. Yellow sticker on canister indicates film length of 122 metres, and Kodak Canada catalogue number: 166 5687. Eastman Kodak Company is pressed into the bottom of the tin.
Packaging for Royal Dry Plate glass plate negatives, opened and empty except for a cardboard insert with black paper lining. Package originally contained 1 dozen 5 x 7 inch plates. The bottom of the box is stamped: 19 1854.
Triple Print Colour Film 126 roll, 12 exposures, in original packaging. One of the boxes has been opened but the film roll is still sealed in plastic envelope and a set of instructions are included in the box. The boxes are stamped with develop-by dates of Jan and Dec 1976.
Boxes of Kodachrome II Colour Movie Film for double 8mm roll cameras. Both films are sensitized for daylight exposures. The larger box gives directions to process before Oct. 1969, the smaller one before Nov 1972. There is a sticker on the larger box with a price from Simpson's department store: 3.99. The larger box has been opened, but still contains film and sheet of folded paper with instructions.
Box contains one pack of 8 x 10.5 cm (3 14 x 4 1/4 inches) film sheets, 12 exposures, for use in film pack cameras or in plate cameras with film pack adapter, opened and unused. Dates given reflect the lifespan of the product (exact date unknown). Kodak Verichrome Film was introduced in 1931 and discontinued in 1956 with the introduction of Verichrome Pan film. Kodak/ History of Kodak : Milestones 1930-1959. 2009. http://www.kodak.com/US/en/corp/kodakHistory/1930_1959.shtml.
3 individually packaged G.E. Mazda Photoflash lamps. The three light bulbs are numbered according to size: 11, 21, 31. The bulbs were for news, amateur, and professional photography. The cardboard packages contain exposure guide number charts and recommended examples re: film speed and shutter speed. Two bulbs are wire-filled and one is foil-filled. The foil lamp is stamped 1936 and one of the wire lamps gives a date range of 1928-46 for the patent on the design.
Empty box of Kodak Gold 200 colour print film for bright sun and flash photography, originally contained 8 rolls of 35mm film with 24 exposures each. Kodak Canada catalogue #109 0091. The box is stamped with a develop by date of 06/2007.
Kodak Kodachrome 64 35mm Colour Slide film rolls in original packaging. 1 box, originally containing 2 rolls, has been opened and damaged (piece detached from top of box) and 1 roll is missing. There is a folded envelope inside the box to be used to send the film to the Kodak Canada Inc. processing lab. The expiry date on the box is 04/90. The second box has not been opened and contains only 1 roll. The expiry date on this box is 12/99.
Yellow boxes containing 1 roll of Kodak Panatomic-X black and white film each, with 2 boxes stamped with instructions to process before June 1969 and the 3rd before September 1969. 24 x 36mm exposures, ASA 32. FX 135-20.
3 boxes of Polaroid Colorpack film type 108, 2 packages have been opened but the film inside remains sealed in plastic envelopes. A folded sheet with instructions and a pack of film mounts accompanies the film in each package. Each film pack contains 8 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch prints. All three boxes are stamped with a use-before date of Aug 1972.
The opening festival for the Roy Thompson Hall ran from September 13-25, 1982 and included the performance of two commissioned pieces: "Fanfare" by Ray Ludeke and "Sun" by R. Murray Schafer. The hall continues to be a major music and concert venue in Toronto.
Medal ceremony showing RCMP officers, close-up of medals, downtown Calgary, the torch relay, winners for the 20km Biathalon from East Germany, Italy, Canada, Norway, Sweden, Soviet Union (Ukraine), Switzerland.