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Lorne Shields Historical Photograph Collection North and Central America
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106th Wolf Cubs

Item consists of a photograph mounted on light grey may with two dark grey borders. Image is of a group of boys seated out on a lawn in front of a building, with a row of adults standing behind them. They are in Scouts Canada uniforms and hold a b...

A.T. Orr

Item features two portraits side by side of same man in different outfits. Black text below photographs reads, 'A.T. Orr c/o Jerry Lodge Associates Ltd. 105 Carlton St, Toronto, 2, Ont. 363-0022'

AZ Watson Taken at Midnight

Item consists of a sepiatone black and white photograph of a man and a dog at midnight in Nome, Alaska. The man appears to be standing on a porch with his hands in his pockets. He is wearing a long dark coat, glasses and a hat. There are binocular...

Acetic acid bottle

Handblown cylindrical clear glass bottle with cork, empty. Browned paper label with text reads: "ACETIC ACID, WARRANTED PURE, D.H. HOGG & CO., Wholesale Dealers in, Photographic Supplies, 128 Bay Street, TORONTO." Price sticker: &quo...

D.H. Hogg and Co.

Anna G.

Item is a portrait of young woman. Black text on back of card reads, 'Bradley & Rulofson, San Francisco, United States, The World, Vienna 1873 Gold Medals, 429 Montgomery Street, San Francisco. Cal.' Inscription in pencil reads, ...

Bradley & Rulofson

Annie Deacon

American actress, burlesque performer. She is recorded as having performed in "Our Cinderella: A Burlesque" by William Gill in the Colville Company's 1878-9 season, and in "The Magic Slipper" for Haverley's Theater in...

Waters, H.

Atherley

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.

Avis

Item consists of a notice, written in French, indicating the Seigneurie Delery will be at the King Edward Hotel the week of November 11-15, 1940 to discern intestersts of rights.

Banff album

Brown soft cover album with word "Photographs" on front. Bound by green braided string. Black pages with photos glued in. Handwritten notations in pencil. Back cover folded in upper left corner. Photographs are family snapshots taken aro...

Beniamino Gigli

Item is a publicity portrait of Beniamino Gigli, an Italian operatic singer who sang for many Italian opera companies and debuted for the Metropolitan Opera in 1920. He is shown in profile, with one foot resting upon a chair. Black ink inscription...

Mishkin

Betty Burroughs

Item is a publicity portrait print of Betty Burroughs, taken by theatrical photographer Nasib. Inscriptions in white on surface of print read, 'Betty Burroughs' and 'NASIB 7'. Inscription on back in pencil reads 'Betty Bur...

Nasib

Black album, "Photographs"

Black leather album, lined with satin, bound with black string. "Photographs" is embossed on the front cover, and "Royal Albums" and "Made in USA" are in gold letterpress inside the back cover. Snapshots are glued to ...

Royal Albums

Black album, no cover

154 photographs affixed to 24 black paper pages, 11 loose prints--the album cover itself is absent. The photographs have primarily vernacular images: snapshots of individuals and small groups, individual and group portraits, vacation scenes. Capti...

Shields, Lorne

Brechin

Item consists of photographs of a trip to Brechin. The photos are taken in a rural farming area with subjects that include men and women, horses, hay, firewood, a log cabin, corn stalks, and cows.

Brechin

Item consists of photographs of a family at Brechin. Subjects include family portraits and photographs with various farm animals including birds, horses, cats, and goats.

British Columbia album

Black cover embossed with "photographs" in gold, bound with black string. Black pages. Notations in white ink. Photographs mounted using black photo corners. A few loose photographs. Many photographs missing. Sites include: St. Mary'...

Butterfly iceskater

Item is a full length portrait of girl on iceskates wearing a butterfly costume with wings spread. Imprint on surface reads, 'White Studio 48 Broadway, New York.' Inscription in pencil on back reads, '31, 98, 11'

White Studio

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 ...

William Notman & Son

California

Gelatin silver prints of various settings in California on either side of a cardboard mount. Inscriptions in ink read, 'Trunkee River Nevada Mountains' and 'Santa Barbara Pier' and 'Ocean, Delmonte' and 'Boring M...

California album

Brown cover, edges flaking, tied with brown string. Notations in pencil and blue ink on black pages. Sites include Monterey, CA; Santa Ana City Hall; San Juan Capistiano; Laguna Beach; Yosemite National Park; Themes include: early cars; portraits,...

California and Utah album

Leather edged cover, detached binding. Contains photographs and pressed flowers. Lengthy notations in black ink. More of a journal with photographs. Vast majority of pages are blank. Themes of photographs include early trains and railways, portrai...

Canada album

Black cover album with black pages bound by black braided string. The word "Photographs" is embosed on front cover in gold lettering. Photographs held in with black photo corners. Photographs are mostly family snapshots, on the beach, at...

Canada album

Unbound, black pages. Notations in white ink and pencil. Mostly scenic and landscape photographs; small number of architectural photographs and environmental portraits. Locations: Moore's Falls, Elliott Falls, Black River, Norland Dam, Toront...

Canada album

Item consists of a brown album with gold embossing and darker brown detailing. Item has part of a metal clasp on right of cover. Pages are white with gold embossing and sleeves with cutouts to insert the photographs into. Spine is torn and in very...

Shields, Lorne

Canada, Captain's Portrait

Four images on either side of cardboard mount. Two photomechanical images of mountain views in Canada. One photomechanical image of seals on rocks and one albumen portrait of an unidentified captain. Inscription in blue ink reads, 'Canada...

Carte de visite album

Leather bound album with gold trim and the title "ALBUM" printed on spine. Metal clasp. Thick cardstock pages coloured light blue with openings for inserting cartes de visite. Sparsely populated by card photographs from Notman Studios an...

Carte de visite album

Item is a photograph album with an ornate cover and metal clasps. Gold trimmed pages with openings to insert the CDVs. Spine in very poor condition; some torn pages; one loose photograph. Contains 26 gelatin silver and albumen photographs. Many pa...

Central high football team

Football team portrait. The well-ordered players are standing on stone steps. Hand-lettered on the front of the grey card mount is "Central High / 1927." Written in black ink on verso of card mount is "Left to Right, Front row: Clyd...

Nathaniel Lee Dewell

Cheescake pinups

Brown embossed cover, bound with green string. Photos held with black photo corners. Individual portraits show naked women in variety of settings. Themes: female nudity, sex, Chinese, Japanese, USA, Hawaii. Some photos have copyright symbol printe...

Come Along Do!

Cream card with photograph of an engraving, with title "COME ALONG DO!" Image shows man and woman walking through a gallery or nude statues. Photographer's stamp at bottom of card, in black letterpress, "Mason New York". O...

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 - ...

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 moun...

William Notman & Son

Constance Orr seated at table

Item is a portrait mounted on card, featuring an image of a young woman in white side button boots and white opera length gloves and white bow in her hair. Text below photograph reads, 'Westlake Chatham, Ontario'. Inscription in black in...

Westlake

Corliss Engine

Item is an albumen stereograph. Image depicts a large machine on a platform in an exhibition hall. The machine is marked "GEO. H. CORLISS, PROVIDENCE R.I." Recto captions bottom: "496- Corliss Engine, Mach. Hall"; left:"In...

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

Couple in Miami

Item is a snapshot photograph with beveled edges featuring an image of a couple smiling and posing in front of Hialeah Park. Inscription on verso in blue ink reads, 'Jan 4th, 1950 A couple of smiling 'As' in the paddock at Hialeah r...

D.G. Paige General Store

Item is an albumen print mounted on cabinet card. Depicts man standing in front of store, which is selling lamps, baskets, pots, etc. Sign on building reads "D.G. Paige 971" Verso inscriptions, top left: "David Paige in business in ...

Developer tubes

Orange cardboard tubes have grey labels printed with black ink: "M - Q DEVELOPER TUBES, Adapted to any make of Dry Plates, Films, Developing and Bromide Papers. PAPER, FILMS AND PLATES -- Dissolve thoroughly in Five ounces of water the conten...

Ansco Company

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

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 Toro...

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, ...

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...

William Notman & Son

Eastman's Squeegee album

"Photographs" is embossed in black ink on the tan clothe-bound album cover. There are 50 spaces for photographs on the 26 pages, and the 38 extant images are of people at work and play in rural and urban areas. A sticker on the last, emp...

Eastman Kodak Company

Elsie K. Orr

Item is a portrait of woman reclining in a black leotard. Embossed on lower right hand side of photograph reads, 'Arnold, Brooklyn, N.Y.' Inscription in blue ink on back of photograph reads, 'Elsie K. Orr My first Wife, (illegible l...

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

Empty photograph envelopes

Various photograph envelopes from Kodak in Montreal QC, Gurds Sports Hobbies in London ON, and Tamblyn Tel-Vision Prints in Toronto. Advertisements for Verichrome Safety film on Kodak envelopes. One envelope contains two prints of A.T. Orr, one wi...

Family portrait

Item consists of a grey card with embossed gold text at bottom edge, "Johnson/ 513 QUEEN ST. WEST./ TORONTO." At the centre of the text, a design with Royal crest and the words "Royal Studio". Photograph affixed sideways, portr...

Johnson & Co.

Family scene on a porch

Item consists of a grey card with photograph of a family group on a porch of a house, taken from a distance. The girl at the far right appears in item 2008.001.208.1, wearing the same light coloured dress with dark embroidery. In the distance at t...

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