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Dry plate negatives

Item consists of 6 dry plate negatives of 5th Avenue and 42nd Street in New York. They are contained in a A Lumiere & Ses Fils box for 4.5 x 10.7 cm silver bromide gelatin plates. The glass negatives have the image location written on them. Stamped on the bottom of the box is R 47617.

Jules Carpentier Photo-Jumelle

Item consists of a Jules Carpentier Photo-Jumelle, a rigid-bodied binocular camera. One lens is for viewing and the other is for taking single exposures. This jumelle-type camera is not a stereo camera. The magazine holds 12 plates that are 4.5 x 6 cm or 6.5 x 9 cm in size. There is also a rare stereo version of this camera.

Paris album

Black cover album bound by red braided string. The word "Photographs" in gold lettering on front cover. Black pages with photographs glued in.

Photographs are of families and scenery in Paris during the World's Fair and the Carribean Islands during Turtle Harvest. Some photographs of ships and trains. Photographs of St. Paul's Cathedral in London, England.

Sites and locations include Eiffel Tower, unknown Caribbean island photographs - possibly in Jamaica - last page of photographs befoe yellow sticky note (3/4 photographs on page are of boats), top right photograph has a sign that reads "Mandeville Produce" in background; Mandeville is a town in the parish of Manchester iin Jamaica.

Themes include: snapshot views, ships and boats, island life in the Caribbean - fishing, agricultural activities, chattel houses.

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

Young man dressed as jester

Item is a carte de visite portrait of a young man dressed as jester. Text below photograph reads, 'Camille Rensch Phot.'. Text on back of card reads, 'Camille Rensch Photographe 19 Rue Royale St. Honore Au premier PARIS'.

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

Portrait of a man

Item is a cream coloured card with thin brown border and brown letterpress at the bottom edge, "A. W. STEELE/ LEITH". Photograph is a vignetted portrait of a man in sack coat and tie. On verso, pink card backing is lithographed with a ribbon containing the text "PERSEVERE" and the design of a tall ship with a lady at the centre. Below, the letters "A" "W" and "S" are intertwined. The bottom half of the card contains the text "A. W. STEELE/ FINE ART & PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO,/ 8, Bernard Street,/ LEITH./ Copies may be had/ PORTRAITS ENLARGED OR DIMINISHED/ COLORING ARTISTICALLY EXECUTED/ Marion Imp Paris".

Portrait of a young girl in bonnet with small shovel

Item is a beige cabinet card with embossed lettering at bottom edge, "Brigham SCARBOROUGH". Photograph is a full length portrait of a young girl standing on a table in front of a stone wall (painted). The giel wears a frilly dress and bonnet and holds a small wooden shovel or scoop. On verso, elaborate border design resembling lace lithographed in a brown ink and at the centre, the text "W D Brigham/ 20, ESPLANADE/ SCABOROUGH". In small print a tthe bottom, "COPYRIGHT Marion, Imp Paris".

W.D. Brigham, Photographer

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

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

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

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

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

Luxembourg Palace, Paris

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold. Handwritten in ink on a sticker on the glass slide is "66. Corridor, Palais du Luxembourg, Paris" in french, and printed on sticker "Oelschlaeger Bros, 88, Fulton Street (New York)." Sticker on the wood frame of a Y. Image is of a corridor inside the Luxembourg Palace in Paris. The corridor is lined with busts.

Peche Interromptue

albumen print mounted on cabinet card with gold border. Depicts a painting of two men and drowned boy in rowboat. Recto caption, top "E. Chigot," bottom: "salon de 1887, Peche Interromptue, A Block, Edit., Paris." Verso caption: "Cette photographie est faite en grande format 24/30c."

French Magic Lantern

Lantern with a black lacquered lantern body, a brass adjustable thread objective lens and an extendable chimney. This type of magic lantern would be used for presentations in large halls, and for educational uses in schools.

The manufacturer is most likely Laterne Universelle Clement et Gilmer (C&G), a French company established in the late 1800s in Paris. They produced lanterns with similar ornamental cutouts, and their lantern models had chimneys with adjustable heights.

Laterne Universelle C&G Paris

Charter of Paris for a New Europe

Copy of the Charter of Paris for a New Europe signed at the 1990 Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe by attendees. This includes Helmut Kohl, Federal Chancellor of Germany; George Bush, President of The United States of America; Franz Vranitzky, Federal Chancellor of Austria; Wilfried Martens, Prime Minister of Belgium; Jelyu Jelev, President of Bulgaria; Brian Mulroney, Prime Minister of Canada; George Vassiliou, President of Cyprus; Poul Schluter, Prime Minister of Denmark; Felipe Gonzalez Marquez, Prime Minister of Spain; Mauno Koivisto, President of Finland; Francois Mitterrand, President of France; Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; Constantin Mitsotakis, Prime Minister of Greece; Jozsef Antall, Prime Minister of Hungary; Charles J. Haughey, Taoiseach of Ireland; Steingrimur Hermannsson, Prime Minister of Iceland; Giulio Andreotti, President of the Council of Ministers and Jacques Delors, President of the Commission of the European Communitites, Italy; Hans Brunhart, Head of Government of Liechtenstein; Jacques Santer, Prime Minister of Luxembourg; Edward Fenech Adami, Prime Minister of Malta; Jean Ausseil, Minister of State of the Principality Monaco; Gro Harlem Brundtland, Prime Minister of Norway; Ruud F. M. Lubbers, Prime Minister of the Netherlands; Tadeusz Mazowiecki, President of the Council of Ministers Poland; Anibel Cavaco Silva, Prime Minister of Portugal; Ion Iliescu, President of Romania; Gabriele Gatti, Secretary of State for Foreign and Political Affairs San Marino; Cardinal Agostiono Casaroli, Secretary of State of His Holiness The Vatican; Ingvar Carlsson, Prime Minister of Sweden; Arnold Koller, President of the Confederation, Head of the Federal Department of Justice and Police for the Swiss Confederation; Vaclav Havel, President of the Czeck and Slovak Federal Republic; Turgut Ozal, President of Turkey; Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the U. S. S. R.; and Borisav Jovic, President of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe

Walerian Borowczyk interview

File contains a hand-transcribed, copy of an interview conducted with Polish film director Walerian Borowczyk by Toronto Psychiatrist Dr. Frank Sommers, for Sommers' project "The Mind of the Film Director. Also included is a French language promotional booklet for the 1974 film Contes Immoraux (Immoral Tales) that includes film stills, synopsis, and and interview with the director.

Sommers, Frank

Stereographs, France & Martinique

File consists of stereographs depicting various locations, buildings, and monuments in France and Martinique, such as scenery, and famous landmarks.

1 stereoscopic photograph by I.G. a Paris
1 stereoscopic photograph by N.C.
1 stereoscopic photograph by International Stereoscopic View Co.
1 stereoscopic photograph by Universal View Co.
1 stereoscopic photograph by B. W. Berry & Co.
1 stereoscopic photograph by Kilburn Brothers; 2 in association with James M. Davis
6 stereoscopic photographs by Strohmeyer & Wyman
6 stereoscopic photographs by J. F. Jarvis
7 stereoscopic photographs by Henri Guérard
3 stereoscopic photographs by Alex Fay
11 stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood
2 stereoscopic photographs by Universal Stereoscopic Co.
12 stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Company
11 stereoscopic photographs by J.F.
11 stereoscopic photographs by B.K. Edit
7 stereoscopic photographs by Robinson
1 stereoscopic photograph by H.P.
1 stereoscopic photograph by CAM
1 stereoscopic photograph by Baptiste Guérard
1 stereoscopic photograph by M. Leon & J. Levy
1 stereoscopic photograph by Forsyth and Wlison
1 stereoscopic photograph by Henriot
2 stereoscopic photographs by A. Braun
2 stereoscopic photographs by G.A.F
1 stereoscopic photograph by W. England
1 stereoscopic photograph by H. C. White Co.
1 stereoscopic photograph by A. G. Berlin-Steglitz
79 stereoscopic photographs by unidentified publishers

Stereograph Album

1 photo album, with a burgundy and gold cover. Images focus on telling short stories, specific locations and people. Comes with a couple brochures for a stereoscopic exhibit by James Ricalton that focuses on the world.