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Ornate carte de visite album

Brown leather cover with inset star surrounded by gold embossed patterns and blue beads. Spine also has embossed design and letters- "Photographs." Two gold clasps decorated with gold ribbons and rings. Inside cover has pink and gold pattern. Title page and index page included. White pages with window openings and gold borders. Page edges gilded and embossed. Some hand tinting on tintypes.

Portrait of a soldier, pointing

Item is a beige carte de visite with an image of a soldier, with plumed helmet and sword, in front of a studio backdrop. The man is posed, pointing off camera. On verso, in black letterpress, "No.../ GEORGE CROUGHTON/ FIRST CLASS PRIZE MEDALLIST,/ MINIATURE PAINTER & PHOTOGRAPHER,/ 19 ALBERT PLACE,/ LONDON ROAD SOUTH,/ LOWESTOFT./ THIS PORTRAIT CAN BE ENLARGED/ TO ANY SIZE AND FINISHED IN/ BLACK AND WHITE, OIL OR WATER COLOR."

Croughton, George Hanmer, 1843-1920

Portrait of woman in floral wrap

Item is a brown folded card card with gold letterpress on front, "DeLille's/ STUDIO./ Toronto". Inside, sepia-toned portrait of a woman in a romantic bun and a lacey, floral wrap. On photograph, in white ink, "DeLille's/ Toronto". Photograph is pasted onto brown tissue on top of cream card.

Portrait of baby in wicker chair

Item is a brown card with embossed decoration at bottom right of ribbons with text "J.H. STANTON/ FENELON FALLS/ ONT." Photograph of a baby in elaborate lace dress (christening gown?), seated in a wicker chair.

Stanton, James H.

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 embroidered dress with earrings.

Quarrington, Joseph F.

Portrait of a man and woman in front of seaside backdrop

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with photograph of a woman with large hoop skirt seated, and a man in suit and waistcoat standing behind her, both in front of a backdrop depicting a balustrade and lake with a column and trees on the right. The column has the text "J. COOPER LONDON C.W." inscribed on it. On verso, in black letterpress, a decorative floral frame with the text "J. COOPER,/ Photographer,/ Londong, C.W." and at the bottom, "Copies of this Picture can be had at any time."

J. Cooper, Photographer

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'./ as/ Baby".

Broadway Photo. Co.

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 with plain starched collar and a thin, light bowtie.

Horace E. Hunt

Portrait of two young girls with rocking horse

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with light green border and embossed decoration at bottom, with raised text "Senior" and "MAIN ST./ EXETER." on either side. In the bottom centre, a drawing of an artist's palette with brushes contains the text "EXTRA/ FINISH". The photograph is of two young girls, probably about 1 and 2 years of age, in dark dresses with wide lace collars. The younger sits in a wooden rocker with horse cut-outs on either end.

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 girl in white dress with wide lace collar. The girl is seated in a wicker chair. In the background, a studio scene with trees.

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 wears her hair parted and tied back at the nape of the neck. On verso, handwritten in blue ink, "Aunt Margaret/ Mrs. Rowley".

Portrait of boy in Highland dress and girl in bonnet

Item is a cream cabinet card with embossed gold text at bottom, "ST. MARY'S STUDIO/ ST. ANDREWS/ N.B./ J. Rodgrs". Photograph is a full length portrait of a boy and girl, seated on the end of a bench. The boy wears kilt and tartan with matching hat and holds a walking stick. The girl wears a loose, wide-collared dress with frilled bonnet. On verso, elaborate stamp with photographer's name and various seals indicating prizes won and societies the photographer belonged to, including Ediburgh Photographic Society, Photographic Society of Scotland, Royal Scottish Society of Arts, Aberdeen Mechanics Institution. The stamp also indicates the studio was "PATRONIZED BY ROYALTY" and was established in 1849.

T.R. Rodgrs

Portrait of young boy with stick and hat

Item is a cream cabinet card with scalloped, gold-leafed edges and gold letterpress at bottom, "Goodwin/ EXTRA FINISH/ SYRACUSE, N.Y." Photograph is a full length portrait of a young boy, probably about 5 years old, wearing a lace shirt with dark cuffs and a dark ascot tie, trousers cut off at the knee, and holding a stick in one hand and a hat in another. He sits on the edge of a stone pillar with a background of abstracted leaves for a backdrop. On verso, an etching of a waterfall with the text "Goodwin./ 314 SO SALINA ST/ ART Photography./ INSTANTANEOUS PROCESS". At the top edge, handwritten in ink, "Georgia Wilson".

Portrait of Mary, Catherine and Julia Reed

Item is a grey card with white letterpress at bottom centre, "THE/ DOREMUS/ STUDIO" contained in a wreath design, with "52 BROADWAY/ PATERSON, N.J./ GROUND FLOOR". Photograph shows three women in high collarded dresses. At the top edge, handwritten in blue ink above each of the women, from left to right, "Mary Reed", "Aunt Catherine Reed", and "Julia Reed".

Doremus Studio

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 a woman standing among reeds

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "Cabinet Portrait/ G. C. ARLESS PHOTO. MONTREAL". The text is separated in the centre with the drawing of a maple leaf. Photograph is a full length portrait of a woman with embroidered jacket standing admist cattail reeds. On verso, lithographed celtic interlace border design with the design of a crest with a maple leaf in the centre, and the letters "G" "C"and "A"intertwined. Below, "G. C. ARLESS/ Photographer/ MONTREAL/ Wm Galt. Lith." Handwritten in black ink at top, "Aug 1889".

Arless, G. C.

Portrait of two women

Item is a grey card with embossed scroll decoration around an oval photograph of two women in front of a studio backdrop with abstracted plants and a window (probably meant to resemble a conservatory). At bottom left, gold embossed text "STEWART'S STUDIO/ WEST BADEN SPRINGS/ IND."

Stewart's Studio

Portrait of a woman in black ribboned dress

Item features green patterned paper on black-backed mount with embossed border and thin, rectangular photograph inset of a woman seated on a bench wearing an elaborately ribboned blouse and holding a fur muff. At bottom right, embossed, "Thompson Bros/ 177 1/2 YONGE ST. TORONTO."

Thompson Brothers

Portrait of a woman with curls

Item is a cream coloured card with vignetted portrait of a woman with her curled hair tied back in a bow on top of her head. She wears a light dress with darker stripes around the shoulders and lace collar with cameo. On verso, elaborate purple stamp with cherub and flowers and the text "S. PARK,/ ARTIST,/ BRANTFORD, Ont./ All Negatives for Photographs/ preserved - ready at any time/ for additional copies, by/ mail or otherwise."

Park, Seth

Portrait of a black woman in bonnet

Item is a beige card with full length portrait of a black woman in dress with hoop skirt, dark embroidery down the bust areat with button details, and a belted waist. She wears a small bonnet on the back of her head. Photograph taken in studio setting with drapery and small side table. She rests her hand on a book on the table. On verso, photographer's stamp with the letters "R" and two "h"s intertwined followed by the text "HUGH H. RITCHIE/ PHOTOGRAPHER/ 146 PRINCES STREET/ OPPOSITE THE LOTHIAN ROAD/ EDINBURGH".

Hugh H. Ritchie

Portrait of a man in highland dress

Item is a beige card with full length portrait of a man in highland dress in a studio setting with column at the left. On verso, geometric interlace border with text at the centre, "Wm REEVIE,/ PHOTOGRAPHER,/ BALLATER./ More of this can be had at any/ time on sending name." Above text, a royal crest with phrase from the Order of the Garter, "Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense".

Portrait of a man seated with cane

Item is a grey card with thin red border and the portrait of a man seated in a wooden, upholstered chair holding a cane. He wears a double-breasted jacket and light, probably woolen trousers. His long beard has been partially inked in. On verso, photographer's stamp printed sideways, "GEO. C. NUTTER,/ PHOTOGRAPHER,/ Nathan Jones' Building,/ Belleville./ Copies can be had at any time." At the top, handwritten in pencil, "$15-".

Nutter, George C.

Portrait of two children with a picture book

Item is a dark brown cabinet card with gold letterpress at the bottom reading "Smith/ Galt". Photograph shows two children in dark dresses with pleating down the front seated on hay with palm fronds in the background and holding a picture book open on their laps. On verso, at bottom right, a sticker with the handwritten ink "$4.00/ SW".

Smith

Portrait of a young boy with rifle

Item is a white card with full length portrait of a boy with curls and a suit with frilled dress shirt in Fauntleroy style. A fur pelt is on the ground at the right and the boy holds a gun. At the bottom edge in gold letterpress, "Lind/ MARINETTE,/ WIS." At the centre of the text, a design with shield, a ship and the text "SEMPER FIDELIS". On verso at bottom right edge, handwritten in pencil, "10-".

Lind

Portrait of a boy in sailor suit with walking stick

Item is a green card with gold border and full length portrait of a young boy (about 5 years old) leaning against a wooden fence holding a walking stick. He wears a sailor style suit with rope necklace and a dark hat with ribbon sits at his feet. Painted landscape with trees behind him. On verso, elaborate gold lithographed design with oval pearl and ribbon border and the text "W. H. GOUGH/ Artist/ & PHOTOGRAPHER,/ 7, SWANSWEEL ST./ COVENTRY./ ALL NEGATIVES KEPT/ COPIES CAN ALWAYS BE OBTAINED THIS OR ANY/ OTHER PORTRAIT CAN BE ENLARGED & FINISHED/ IN OIL OR WATER COLORS." Handwritten at the upper left corner in ink, "24/ Aug 1885".

W. H. Gough

Portrait of a woman

Item is a green card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "F. C. D. Hure SHEPTON MALLET." Photograph is a portrait of an old woman in a white bonnet with long side panels seated by a table with a vase of flowers. She wears a fitted blouse buttoned up the front and a wool skirt. On verso, also in gold and printed sideways on the card, "F. C. D. Hure/ Artist,/ Portrait & Landscape Photographer./ 10, COWL STREET, SHEPTON MALLET." At top left "COPIES MAY BE/ HAD AT A REDUCED/ PRICE." And at top right, "BY SENDING/ NAME, DESCRIPTION,/ AND DATE WHEN/ TAKEN." Handwritten in pencil at the top of the card, "L-5.00"

F.C.D. Hure

Portrait of a woman with braided hair

Item is a white card with raised oval photograph of a woman with an embroidered jacket and her hair pulled back in braids. On the bottom of the card, in gold letterpress, "WILLIAM NOTMAN PHOTO". On verso, photographer's stamp lithographed in gold, "W. NOTMAN" with the Royal Crest at the centre and a ribbon wrapping that which reads "PHOTOGRAPHER TO/ HER MAJESTY" followed by the location of studio in "MONTREAL". At four corners of the design are images of medals, which read clockwise from top left, "LONDON" "1862/ LONDINE/ HONORIS/ CAUSA/ 1862" "1867" and "NAPOLEON III EMPEROR/ PARIS". Below the design, also in gold, "Branches at/ Toronto and Halifax." Handwritten lightly at top edge, "77159".

Notman, William

Portrait of man and woman

Item is a green cabinet card with gold box at bottom edge of card and the text, "Perkins/ 293 YONGE STREET/ TORONTO." Photograph shows a man and woman standing next to a tall, thin table. The woman holds a card in her right hand. The mean wears a dark coat and waist coat with pinstriped trousers. The woman wears a plain dress with fabric gathered over the bustle in the back.

Perkins, Thomas E.

Portrait of a couple by a tree

Item is a white cabinet card with grey letterpress at bottom edge, "J. F. BRYCE 107 KING STREET WEST, TORONTO". Photograph is a full length portrait of a man and woman standing in in front of a painted nature scene with birch tree. The woman holds an unopened parasol and her hat rests on a rock between them. The man holds his hat behind him.

J. Fraser Bryce

Portrait of Ruth Vogan Hamilton

Item is a beige cabinet card with gold scalloped edges and brown letterpress at bottom edge, "A. W. Phipps, NEW CASTLE, PA." Photograph is a portrait of an older woman in bonnet and glasses. On verso, a design with flowers, brushes, and the text "INSTANTAENOUS/ PORTRAITS/ OF CHILDREN/ A SUCCESSFUL/ SPECIALITY./ ARTISTIC/ PHOTOGRAPHY/ A. W. Phipps,/ 6 1/2 Washington Street,/ NEW CASTLE, PA./ DUPLICATES CAN BE/ PROCURED/ AT ANY TIME." Handwritten in blue ink at the top edge, "Ruth Vogan Hamilton/ Mother of Mary Jane Marshall/ (My grandmother)/ Stoughton".

Phipps

[Young girl posed on a chair]

Item is an unmounted tintype featuring an image of a young blond girl sits in a chair, in a studio portrait with elaborate background. Her one leg is crossed underneath her. The chair is made of wood, and looks like branches. She wears a sailor style dress.

[Portrait of young boy standing]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a young boy, with body stand obvious in background. Little boy is standing, with right arm leaning on chair armrest. He wears short trousers, above the boot tops, and the boots have side-button closures, in keeping with the style of the 1870s. His cheeks are tinted pink.

[Portrait of boy in bowtie]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a boy in dark suit with white shirt and black bowtie. Chain watch in vest. He is sitting and his right arm leans on the armrest. White cloth as background. His hair is combed forward across forehead, and wings out at the sides - hairstyle is in keeping with boys hairstyles of 1870s. Top corners of tintype are rounded.

[Portrait of a child sitting on chair]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a young girl in a dress sitting in a chair with a cap and tassle hanging off the left side. Her feet are crossed and her hands rest on her lap. Her head rests against the back of the chair. She is wearing a frilly blouse with a necktie under a coat with a skirt.

[Portrait of two women]

Item has a cream card-frame embossed opening, with embossed letters "Potter's Patent March 7 1865." Which is how we dated the tintype. Photograph is a studio portrait of two women, both standing, side by side. Both women wear hats. One on left wears a dark shirtwaist, with a striped full skirt with hair tied neatly back and little bow at the neck. Woman on right has a dark dress, buttons down the front with a small white collar, in fashion in the 1860s. Her hair is shoulder lenght ringlets, also in fashion in the 1860s. Both have pink tinted cheeks.

[Portrait of two women and waterfalls]

Item is an unmounted portrait of two women seated side by side, with a studio backdrop of waterfalls (maybe Niagara Falls), with a steamboat in the water. Bird cage in upper left corner of image. The two women wear long dresses and big hats, with feathers. Their hands are folded in their laps and they look right at the camera. Left top and bottom corners angled off.

[Portrait of a woman standing]

Item is an unmounted portrait of a woman standing against a doorway.She stands somewhat informally staring at the camera. She is wearing a dark dress with white collar, and a chain hanging down the front. She wears jet earrings.

[Portrait of two young girls]

Item is a cased ambrotype, but front cover does not match back cover, not hinged, separated from each other. Front cover is brown with two metal clasps, and back cover is black case with one metal clasp. Inside front cover is a red velvet soft cushion with detail of a flower. Image side has brass mat, soft brass preserver but no cover glass, ambrotype is not protected. Image is of two young girls sitting side by side and holding hands. They look directly at the camera. Both wear dresses, one on left has a plaid one on, and girl on right has a polka dotted dress. Girl on right has long ringlets and has freckles. Girl on left has her hair up and parted down the middle. Both wear the same necklace with locket. Their cheeks are tinted pink.

[Portrait of Emma Margaret Holmes or Ellen Jane Holmes as a small child]

Item is a hinged union case (plastic case) with design of "Night with Her Children, Sleep and Death" based on an engraving of Bertel Thorvaldsen's popular bas-relief. "The angel is a messenger holding dominion over Sleep and Death," p. 149 of same book mentioned in 2008.001.1870. Casemaker is S. Peck and Company which began manufacturing after 1852. Chosen case reflects sentiments of a newspaper clipping found inside case that reads :

"Died . Holmes - In Adeleide, on the 15th of February, 1878, of diptheria, Emma Margaret, aged 4 years, and Ellen Jane, on the 20th February, 1878, aged 10 years and 4 months, daughters of Mr. O.C. Holmes, of Adelaide. The grief-striken parents have the sympathy of their neighbors in their great bereavement."

Image is a tintype of a baby in long white gown, pink cheeks, being held by unidentified person, most likely the mother. Inside cover has a red velvet cushion which falls out when case is opened, to reveal hidden beneath it a piece of floral cloth as well as the newspaper clipping. Image is held in place with a cover glass, brass matt and brass preserver. Date for tintype based on daughters ages from newspaper clipping.

Two girls in traditional dress

Item is a photograph of two girls in traditional dress. Text beneath photograph reads, 'Delintraz Phot. Rue Duphot, 9.' Text on back of card reads, '9, Rue Duphot, 9 Cidevant No 15, en face l'Eg de la Madeleine a l'Entree du Boulevart. Delintraz Photographe Specialite de reproductions et tous genres. PARIS'

Delintraz Photographe

Young man in jester costume

Item is a carte de visite of a young man in a jester costume sitting in a photography studio. Text below photograph reads, 'Camille Rensch, Phot' Text on verso of card reads, 'Camille Rensch Photographe 19 Rue Royale St Honore au premier PARIS' Inscription on verso reads, 'Mon ami Alfred Roe, Garcia William, 8 Mars 1866'

Camille Rensch Photographe

Portrait of woman

Item is a full length portrait of woman in Victorian dress. Black text below photograph reads, 'Phot E. Bondonneau 173 Palais Royal'. Black text on back of card reads, 'Cliché No. Il suffit d'indiquer ceNo poar obtenir des epreuves semblables. Emile Bondonneau Photographe Editeur. Galerie de Valois, 173 (Palais Royal.) Entree des Voitures, 1, Rue de Valois Paris.'

Emile Bondonneau

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

Sweden album

Item consists of brown textured hardcover leather bound album with decorative flower detailing on cover. A metal coat of arms is attached to the centre of the cover and a metal latch is attached to keep the album closed. Leather has worn off the spine. The spine is in delicate condition and pages are coming loose. Pages are an off-white colour with decorative gold embossing. Photographs are slid in between two pieces of card with cutouts to view the images and hold them in place. Some photographs have a year and/or a name written on them in black ink.
Photographs are portraits taken primarily in Swedish photography studios, mostly in Gothenburg, although there is one that was taken in New York City. They are primarily single-subject portraits, but occassionally feature a small group. All have been posed for and taken in a studio.

Shields, Lorne

Cabinet card and tintype album

Item consists of a dark blue album with the words "Scenes By the Way" written in white ink on the cover. Pages are grey with cutouts to slide in and hold photographs. Photographs consist of cartes de visite, cabinet cards and tintypes and are either loose or glued onto the pages. Some have captions written in fading white ink.
Photographs were taken at studios in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; New Westminster, British Columbia; Summerside, Prince Edward Island; Ottawa, Ontario; and Chicago, Illinois, and all consist of single-figure portraits.

Photographers and studios include: C. Lewis, E. R. Turner

two men with walking sticks

unmounted print depicting two men walking outdoors with crowd behind. Both have walking sticks and bowler hats, and one carries binoculars. Verso ink stamp "This photograph was made by Pringle & Booth, 181 George St. Toronto, duplicates can be had at any time."

Portrait of man seated on stone wall

Item is a dark green cabinet card with gold letterpress, "Strong/ INSTANTANEOUS PHOTOGRAPHS/ Vance Block, Eureka, Cal." Photograph shows a man leaning against a low stone balustrated, with one leg up. Blurred backdrop with trees behind him.

Vance Block, Strong Studio

Portrait of two young men in suits

Item consists of a brownish green card with small oval photograph pasted on. Image is of two young men in pinstriped suits, also shown in 2008.001.112. Embossed at lower right of card, in black, "Studebaker/ 142 N. MAIN ST./ WICHITA." On verso, handwritten in pencil, sideways, "MARY A Ydene".

Studebaker

Portrait of male graduate

Item is a black card with oval photograph affixed of a young man wearing a graduate gown (no hood or cap). At bottom right, embossed in silver, a drawing of a windmill with the text "THE DUTCH SCHOOL" and "Vander Feen/ 318 YONGE ST/ TORONTO,/ CANADA." On verso, in pencil, "9.60".

VanderFeen, Guilliaume B.C.

Portrait of young man in suit

Item is a cream card with photograph attached to tissue. On pencil, on tissue, "Guttenbery/ Manchester." Photograph is a young man in suit and tie. On verso, grey ink "Guttenber/ Manchester/ No A622." In pencil, at top right, "3309 Kuld must Kant."

Guttenberg

Portrait of a young man with white tie

Item is a portrait photograph on a post card backing, with the back delineated for text and address: "POST CARD/ CORRESPONDENCE" and "ADDRESS ONLY". Along left side, printed sideways, "Post Cards made from any Photo by STANTON PHOTO NOVELTY CO./ Springfield, Ohio". Photograph fills entire front of card, with image printed in oval shape. Very dark suit and background make the white tie and the sitter's face stand out.

Stanton Photo Novelty Co.

Portrait of a young man in tartan tie

Item consists of a black card with embossed oval decoration and a photograph inset of a young man with high collar, tartan tie and flower in the lapel of his jacket. At bottom right, embossed, "Johonson Bros./ INDIAN HEAD". And on verso, handwritten in pencil, "with Love to Florence".

Johnson Brothers

Portrait of Dr. Robert McConnaughly

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "Henderson/ S. W. Corner Square/ York, Neb." Photograph of a man in high starched white collar and white bowtie with dark suit and a small pin on his lapel. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "Dr. Robt. McConnaughly/ York Nebr".

Henderson

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 verso, handwritten in pencil, "Robert Copsey".

Henderson

Portrait of William J(?)

Item is a cream coloured card with photograph mounted on the diagonal to create a diamond-shaped presentation. Photograph is a vignetted portrait of a young man with starched collar pressed back into "wings" and wearing a double-breasted wool coat with a floral boutonniere. On verso, handwritten in black ink, "April 19" 1895/ WmJ."

Portrait of a man seated on the edge of a desk

Item consists of a photograph of a man in suit and tie, possibly a velvet jacket with striped pant. He is seated on the edge of a desk, with a studio backdrop of trees behind him. The photo is mounted on a postcard backing with the text "POST CARD" and a line delineating space for correspondence and address. At the upper right, a diamond design with the word "DEFENDER" printed twice designates the space for the stamp. At the very bottom, "Printed in U.S.A."

Portrait of two young men

Item consists of a photograph of two young men in front of a studio backdrop. The boy on the left sits in a wooden chair and wears a pinstriped suit of a light colour. The boy on the right is perched on the arm of the chair and leans over with an arm around the other boy. He wears a plain dark suit with striped tie. The photo is mounted on a postcard backing with the text "POST CARD" and a line delineating space for correspondence and address. At the far right, printed sideways, "Riley Bros, Cresshills."

Portrait of a man with statue of a horse and rider with prey from the hunt

Item is a brown cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "Dixon/ COR. KING & YONGE STS./ Toronto." Photograph shows a man standing next to a small statue of a horse and rider, the rider holds a fox or small animal upside down while two dogs at the horse's feet jump up at it. On verso, also in gold letterpress, "ELECTRIC LIGHT PHOTO GALLERIES" followed by a design with front and back of a medal by the Industrial Exhibition Association of Toronto. Text continues "Highest Award at Toronto, Kingston and Hamilton/ S. J. Dixon/ Member of the Photographer's Association of America/ ALL PHOTOS MADE WITH THE NEW PROCESS/ No Change of Expression. The Exposure is but One/ Second./ STUDIOS/ CORNER/ KING AND YONGE STREETS AND CORNER/ YONGE & TEMPERANCE STS./ TORONTO".

Dixon, Samuel J.

Portrait of a man in tassled oval frame

Item is a cream card with lithographed drawing of an ornate wooden frame in gold with blue tassles. Inside frame, photograph of a man holding the lapel of his jacket open with this left hand. On verso, a U.S. Revenue stamp meant for playing cards cancelled Jan 5, 186(5?).

Portrait of Ed Auselle(?)

Item consists of a photograph mounted on cream card with decoratively frayed edges. Handwritten note at bottom of image on card in black ink, "With Best Wishes/ Sincerely/ Ed Auselle(?)" Photograph is portrait of a man in suit and tie, turned 3/4, against dark background.

Portrait of Lauren(?) Druehl

Item consists of a photograph mounted on cream card with decoratively frayed edges. Handwritten note at bottom right of image on card in black ink, "To my friend 'Alf' Martin/ P Lauren(?) Druehl" Photograph shows a man in dark suit with pinstriped shirt. Underneath the text, embossed in the card, "RICE/ MONTREAL". On verso, handwritten in pencil, "65769".

Rice Studio

[Two men smoking]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of two men, seated and smoking pipes. Both have facial hair, and are wearing hats and jackets. Casual pose, man on right has legs crossed and looks at camera. Man on left looks away from the camera, and leans in his chair, arm resting on the back. Both men's cheeks are tinted pink.

[Portrait of two men outdoors]

Item is an umounted portrait of two men in suits and hats, sitting on rocks outdoors. Not studio setting. Man on left holds a cane with both hands resting on it, with a ring on his finger, cigar in his mouth, chain watch, suit with vest and tie and hat. Man on right sits with legs crossed, one hand in his pocket and other across his lap, cigar in mouth and suit with vest and tie and chain watch and hat.

[Portrait of two men with pipes]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of two men seated, with a flowered curtain behind them, and a plaid carpet at their feet. Both men have facial hair. Both are wearing hats, and are holding pipes - man on right holds it in his mouth, and on left in his hands. One on right has a bandaged finger on his left hand. Man on left has his legs crossed, and is holding something white in his right hand, pipe in his left. White sticker on back of tintype with the letter 'c' written on it.

[Portrait of couple]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a man seated, and a woman standing with her hand on his shoulder. The background is simple, no colour or decoration. Armrest of chair man sits in, is fringed.

[Portrait of a man and woman]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a woman standing, and a man sitting. The woman is turned to the man, who is facing the camera. She is holding a book and he is sitting with his legs crossed, one hand on his lap, and the other on the armrest. The studio backdrop is of a tree. Her dress with the bustle and slim sleeves and her soft curly bangs are in keeping with fashion of the 1880s. All four corners of the tintype are angled off.

[Portrait of a man]

Item is a brown hinged case with daguerreotype inside, held in with a brass mat, cover glass and brass preserver. Opens with metal clasps. Inside cover is a soft red velvet cushion with detail of flowers. Red cloth frames image side too. Image is of a man looking directly at camera. He has long sideburns that come down to under his chin, and hair in a high wave off his forehead, similar to the hairstyles of the 1840s. His cheeks are tinted pink. He wears a checked suit with matching vest.

Japanese accordion album

Item is a black lacquered wood cover with painted decoration. White accordion folded pages with green edges. Photographs are mounted with paste and perhaps burnished. Images hand coloured. All folds in tact; no breakage.

Locations include: Shiba, Tokic; Mukojima, Tokyo; Sanjinko, Nikko; Yokohama; Yhama; Kamakura; Hakone; Castle of Nagoya; Kioto; Sarusawa at Nara; Hikone; Inland Sea; Nagasaki.

Themes include: temples, flowers and bamboo, ships, man-drawn carriages, domestic portraits of girls - spinning cotton, singing, drawing up water, shell-picking. m

Landsberg of Warthe

Matte print mounted on white paper and brown card. Deckled edges. Image depicts a cottage surrounded by trees and covered in vines. Verso inscription, pencil, upper right: "Landsberg of Warthe." (Landsberg an der Warthe is German for the Polish city of Gorzów Wielkopolski)

[barn and river]

Green cardboard mount. Captions recto and verso: "Authorized Ansco Color Finisher; Insist on Ariston Color Prints." Depicts a river in winter, agricultural landscape with red barn.

Oaxaca city square

unmounted POP print with a view of Oaxaca city square form an upper-storey window of a building. Includes central gazebo, trees, statue, benches, cathedral tower in background. There is a group of men posed in front of the statue. Verso inscription reads "Plaza Oaxaca, Cathedral tower."

New road, Oaxaca

unmounted POP print depicting a newly built road with an obelisk at the end, a bicyclist in middle, and streetlights and stone benches long the sides. Mountainous background. Verso inscription: "New Pasco or Drive, Oaxaca."

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