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UK and France album

Brown fabric cover with gold embossing. Gold finish on edges of pages. Spine and bindings missing. White pages with notations in pencil. Gold initials "MRTB" on title page. Photographs mounted with glue.

Other items mounted to pages include postcards, newspaper clippings about Stonehenge and other rock monuments,
Loose items include "Bain's Map of the Country of Nairn" (partly torn).

Sites and locations include: Roman Arena; Nice, France; Nairn River; Brodie Castle; Inshoch Castle; Pict and Scot War Stone; Queen's Head in Burley.

Themes include: scenic views and vistas, landscapes, some architecture images of churches and castles, harburfronts.

Professor with long beard

Item is a cabinet card of a professor with a long beard. Imprint below photograph reads 'Kellie and Co. Portraits', illegible inscription on surface of photograph. Inscription on verso reads, 'From Prof. Duchariue to his pupil Florence L. Roe Dec 26th 1893. 900 Dorchester St Montreal'.

Kellie and Co. Portraits

Man and woman on sled

Item is a cabinet card of a man and woman on a sled. Text below photograph reads, 'Summerhayes & Walford, Montreal'. Text on verso of card reads, 'Summerhayes & Walford Photographers, Montreal'. Illegible inscription on verso.

Summerhayes & Walford

John Doolittle White

Item is a carte de visite portrait of a man. Black type on back reads, 'N.C. Lalonde Photographer, 18 St. Lawrence St. Montreal.' and 'In case of demand the Negative is preserved'. Inscription in pencil on back reads, 'John Doolittle White died 1870 at 89'

N.C. Lalonde

Portrait of man

Item is a carte-de-visite style portrait of a man with a moustache. Black type beneath photograph reads, 'Summerhayes & Walford, Montreal'. Black type on back of card reads, 'Summerhayes & Walford, Photographers, No. 1 Bleury Street, Montreal'

Summerhayes & Walford

Emily Rae

Item is a portrait of woman. Text in blue ink below photograph reads, 'Kellie & Co. Portraits'. Inscription in pencil on back of card reads, 'Emily Rae'.

Kellie and Co. Portraits

Mrs. Roe

Item is a small portrait of woman mounted on a larger grey card. Stamp below photograph reads, 'Phillips Square, Montreal Wm. Notman & Son'. Inscription in blue ink on back of card reads, 'My grandmother Mrs. Roe'. Inscription in pencil reads, '146320'.

William Notman & Son

Mrs. Roe

Portrait of woman. Stamp below photograph reads, 'Phillips Square, Montreal Wm. Notman & Son'. Inscription in black ink on back of mount reads, 'Grand, given me in the year 1919'.

William Notman & Son

Portrait of man

Item is a portrait of man. Text below photograph reads, 'Wm. Notman & Son - Montreal'. Text on back of photograph reads, 'W. Notman, also at Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, & St. John, N.B.'

William Notman & Son

Dr.'s at Mcgill

Item is a portrait of man with long grey beard. Text below photograph reads, 'Wm. Notman & Son - Montreal'. Inscription in blue ink on back of card reads, 'Drs at McGill'. Text on back of card reads 'W. Notman Montreal 1876 also at Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, & St. John, N.B.'

William Notman & Son

Dr.'s at McGill

Item is a portrait of man. Text below photograph reads, 'Wm. Notman & Son-Montreal.' Inscription in blue ink on back of card reads, 'Dr.'s at McGill'. Text on back of card reads, 'W. Notman Montreal 1876 Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, & St John, N.B.'

William Notman & Son

Dr.'s at McGill

Item is a portrait of man. Gold text below photograph reads, 'Wm. Notman & Son-Montreal'. Inscription in blue ink on back of card reads, 'Dr.'s at McGill'. Text on back of card reads, 'W. Notman Montreal 1876 Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, & St John, N.B.'

William Notman & Son

Composite group portraits

Item is a cabinet card composite portrait of approximately 88 men. Black ink circles eight of these portraits. Inscription to the left of photograph reads, 'Paris - 1895? (illegible)'. Text below photograph reads, Wm. Notman & Son - Montreal'. Text on back of card reads, 'W. Notman Montreal 1876'.

William Notman & Son

My grandmother

Item is a cabinet card portrait of woman. Inscription in blue ink on back of card reads, 'Think this is my grandmother Emily Godard, Mrs. Alfred Roe when young E.V.O.'. Gold text on back of card reads, 'W. Notman, Montreal Branches at Toronto and Halifax'

William Notman & Son

Constance Orr infant portrait

Item is a portrait of baby standing on a chair. The mother's arm is subtley draped in the background. Embossed beneath the photograph reads, 'Phillips Square, Montreal, Wm. Notman & Son'. Inscription in black ink on back of mount reads, 'Constance Orr'.

William Notman & Son

Portrait of man with moustache

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card featuring a vignetted portrait of man. Text below photograph reads, 'Wm. Notman & Son - Montreal'. Text on back of photograph reads, 'W. Notman, also at Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, & St. John, N.B.'

William Notman & Son

Cabinet card holder

Item is a paper cabinet card holder. Printed text on cover reads, 'Paid Book Post, Printed Matter only'. Blue stamp reads, 'Star Office, Feb 5 1895. Inscription in ink reads, 'Lady Traveller Star Office Montreal'. Text on back cover reads, 'Wm. Notman & Son Photographers to the Queen 17 Bleury Street Montreal. Branches in United States. Boston, Mass. Albany, NY. Newport, R.I. Branches in Canada, Halifax, N.S. St. John, N.B. Ottawa, Ont.

William Notman & Son

Portrait of a balding man in a suit

Item is a portrait of a man, possibly affiliated with the Stanley Cup. It is mounted on brown card in a folding paper housing. Inscription in black ink below photograph reads, 'From Uncle Curly'. Inscription in pencil below photograph reads, 'Selby'. Embossment below photograph reads, 'Rice Montreal'.

Rice Studio

Mount Royal Hotel Menu

Item is a menu for the honorary dinner for McGill Medical Graduates. It is printed serif font in blue ink and includes pencil signatures in an "Autographs" section. At the top of the list is that of A. E. Orr.

Mount Royal Hotel

Invitation to ball to meet the Prince of Wales

Invitation to Ball. Inscription reads, 'To have the honour of meeting His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales The Chairmen and Executive of the Citizens' Committee request the pleasure of the company of Misses Constance and Dorothy Orr at a Ball in the Windsor Hotel Montreal, on Thursday evening October the thirtieth nineteen hundred and nineteen at nine-thirty o'clock.'

High school Certificate of Honour

Item is a certificate of Honour. Inscription reads, 'High School of Montreal. Certificate of Honour. This is to certify that at the June Examinations, 1906 Edward De L. Orr of 2nd year took first place in and honourable mention in Arithmetic, Dictation, French and Writing. Wellington Dixon, Rector'.

Letter for $500 stipend from McGill Anatomical Department

Item is a typerwitten letter with blue text that reads, 'November 15th, 1910. Dr. A.E. Orr, Anatomical Department, Medical Building. Dear Dr. Orr, I have pleasure in informing you that at a meeting of the Board of Governors held yesterday, your stipend as Demonstrator in Biology and Embryology was increased to $500 for the current session. Yours very truly, W. Vaughan Secretary.'

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 a woman with large feathered hat

Item is a square cream card with thin brown line framing a square photograph of a woman with a large feathered hat. A lithgraphed drawing of flowers in red and green frames the photograph on the diagonal. Beneath the image, in brown letterpress, "CARTE DE VISITE" and at the lower right of the card, "CARRIERE & CIE./ 159 RUE SAINT LAURENT/ MONTREAL."

Carriere & Cie.

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

Portrait of three girls in matching dresses

Item is a beige card with embossed frame around photograph of three young girls, seated on a bench. The youngest is perched on the edge and wears a large bow in her hair. At bottom right of card, a red stamp with decorative wreath surrounding the initials "A B" is followed by the text "A. Brien/ 640 W. NOTRE DAME/ MONTREAL." On verso, in pencil, "[illeg] gilt(?)" and "6 x 9".

Brien, Anthole

[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. Image is a portrait of a man with a mustache, with the background completely blocked out (painted in opaque red paint), and his face has been touched up with pencil. The man's face is closely cropped, to one side. Unidentified man.

William Notman & Son

Portrait of a woman in fur stole and muff

Item is a brown cabinet card with text embossed in gold at the bottom edge, "Mad/ Ed./ Gagne/ 211 rue St. Laurent/ MONTREAL." Photograph shows a young woman with a fittend, columnar dark dress with elaborate ruffled flounce a the base and a long fur scarf. She holds a fur muff in her right hand, and rest her gloved left on the top of an elaborate metal gate. The scene appears indoors despite a blanket of grass beneath her feet. She wears a flat, straw hat.

Madame Ed. Gagne

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.

Florence Roe Orr

Item is a carte de visite portrait of a young girl in a photography studio. Inscription on verso reads 'Florence Rose Orr - 6 years old - 30th July 1881. Made by Notman & Sandham, Montreal.

Notman & Sandham

Prince of Wales

Item is a photograph of a busy street with pedestrians, carriages, and men in uniform. Inscription on verso reads "Edward Albert, Prince of Wales' first visit to Canada. Taken near the art gallery, Montreal where the salute was taken, Monday Oct 1919."

School pageant

Item is a snapshot photograph of chairs set up outside facing a stage where girls are lined up to perform. Inscription on verso in black ink reads, 'School pageant for charity. Trafalgar School 27th May 1916 Dorothy Orr taking part.'

Victoria Foundry

item is a mounted, burnished albumen prints, slightly glossy surface. Depicts exterior of Victoria Foundry building, surrounding landscape, equipment and several workers. Recto caption at bottom of mat board: "United States Photo Company, Montreal." Verso centre, "Further copies may be had by referring to No. 298. United States Photo Co. Wm. Martel, Manager, 3 Place D'Armes Hill, Montreal."

[Notman winter scene]

montage of images on cabinet card, depicting winter scenes and portraits. Central image is an ice palace. Many are group/ composite photos. Recto captions: "Wm. Notman & Son. Montreal". Verso inscription in gold, "Wm. Notman Montreal, -oni soit qui mal-, Photographer to her Majesty, also at Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa & St. John. N.B. (etc.)"

William Notman & Son

Montreal, Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archeology and History, Éperon building

The Éperon building was constructed to complement the existing historic architecture of the area, and was built to match the proportions of the Royal Insurance Company building that was previously on the site. The building matches the roof lines of the other structures on the Rue de la Commune, and the tower building (pictured) is an easily identifiable element in the museum complex.

Chen, Roderick

Westmount Square

Exterior view of office buildings within Westmount Square, Montréal. The four buildings, two of which are residential, were designed by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. The complex opened on December 13, 1967. (www.wikipedia)

Jowett, H.R.

Montreal, La Comédie-Canadienne theatre

Photographs of the renovation of the former Radio-City cinema in Montreal. It was purchased by Gratien Gélinas for La Comédie-Canadienne in 1957 and renovated by André Blouin.

La Comédie-Canadienne was active from 1958-1969. The company produced Canadian and Québecois theatre, dance and music productions. The company closed down in 1973 and its theatre became the permanent home of the of Theatre du Noveau Monde (http://www.tnm.qc.ca).

Taillefer, Paul

Montreal, Church of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Exterior view of church entrance, with huge ceramic mural executed by Claude Vermette, and interior view of a decorative panel "Blessed Virgin Mary" designed by J. C. Charuet. Additional interior view of round altar in the centre of the church.

Wright, Bruce

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