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Dorothy Christie Orr

Item is a portrait of young lady standing in front of window. Signature in pencil on surface reads, 'Notman & Son-'. Inscription in blue ink on back reads, 'Late Dorothy Christie Orr'. Inscription in pencil on back reads, &...

William Notman & Son

Cottage album

Black textured soft cover. Black pages with photographs hand cut and mounted with glue. Many of the last pages are blank. Photographs are amateur family snapshots taken at various locations including houses and a log cabin. There are landscapes an...

Shields, Lorne

English church

Cyanotype image of a church on a country road, with a child standing in driveway. Gate to church is closed. Inscription handwritten in black ink on recto "English Church." Paper is very thin. Dated 1904 because same handwriting as 2008.0...

[man pulling plow]

vignetted gsp mounted on brown mat board with decorative border. Depicting a flat field landscape, where large group of men watches a man harnessed to a plow and another sitting on the plow. Recto ink inscription, bottom right: "Keller."...

[family on lawn]

Item is an albumen print mounted on a mat board with gold edges. Depicts an extended family sitting on the lawn in front of a house with white siding, porch and bay window. They include three children, one dog, three, men, four women. Verso top ri...

[horse and wagon]

print with white border mounted on black roughly-cut mat board. Image depicts a horse and wagon, with two men standing in front and a child riding inside. Treed, grassy setting. Verso inscription in pencil, top right: "1oo".

The rat-catcher of Hameln

Magic lantern used to project this type of circular slide was of German design, and was available c.1850. Magic lantern slides were popular in the 1890s. This design was for domestic use, and the slide was illuminated by an oil lamp,and projected ...

The Old Oaken Bucket

photo of an engraving, mounted on card with gold border. Depicts boy drinking water from a well bucket. Two dogs nearby, house in background. Verso inscription, pencil: "The old oaken bucket." Verso caption, purple ink stamp: "Photo...

His only pair

Cream card with photograph of an engraving of an old woman in a rocking chair holding her hand through a hole in a pair of trousers while a young boy, about 5 years old, leans against the chair in only his shirt and waistcoat. There is a small whi...

Portrait of a girl in tartan

Item is a portrait of a little girl in tartan skirt and sash, with black coat and black hat (traditional highland dress?). Photograph is mounted on grey card stock with embossed border and text at bottom in bronze letterpress, "J. Walker/ FER...

J. Walker

Portrait of three children

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with darker beige backing and gold edging. Vignetted image of three children, two girls with long wavy hair and plaid bouses and a boy in button-up coat and tie. On verso, in pencil "Screened/ $10.00"

Portrait of two young girls

Item is a cream coloured carte-de-visite featuruing a full length portrait of two young girls, the youngest seated on a high chair wearing a flared dress of light fabric with embroidered patterns around skirt and at centre on chest. Her older sist...

Portrait of three children

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "Dixon/ Cor. King & Yonge Sts./ TORONTO." Photograph is a full length portrait of three children, with the youngest wearing a velvet coat, tartan skirt and m...

Dixon, Samuel J.

Portrait of a young man

Item is a photograph of a boy approximately 10 years old wearing a suit jacket, short tie pinned to a plain white shirt and shorts. He sits on the edge of a table. The photo is mounted on a postcard backing with the text "POST CARD" and ...

Hall & Siggers

Portrait of a young girl

Item is a white carte de visite with photograph of a young girl in dres with short lace sleeves and a dark sash around the waist. She is seated on fur. At the bottom of the card, in black letterpress, "Grimmett, INSTANTANEOUS PORTRAIT/ PARSON...

Grimmett Art Photographer

Portrait of a boy in polka dot shirt

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with portrait of a young boy, about 5 or 6 years old, seated on the edge of an upholstered chair holding a hat in his left hand. He wears a polka dot blouse and large polka dot ascot with short, probably velve...

Notman & Fraser

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