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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'

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.

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.

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.

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...

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...

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

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...

Float promoting Victory Bonds

Item is a snapshot photograph of a group of women dressed to portray different countries, with banners for clarification. They are seated on a wagon as part of a parade. Above their heads a banner reads "VICTORY/ The BELL THREAD Co. Ltd/ HAVE...

Garden and townscape

Image is of a hillside garden in summer--treetops, smokestacks, and rooftops stretch to the horizon. The thin frame is gold-painted wood, with glass, and on the back a sticker reads "Stedman's Book Store Limited, Brantford, Picture Frami...

Shields, Lorne

God's Special Children

Item consists of a school portrait of a teacher with 9 children, female, approximately 6-8 years old. At side of the card, embossed, "Charles Ottomann Jr./ WELLESLEY, ONT." On verso, handwritten in pencil, "RARE - SPECIAL GOD'S...

Ottoman, Charles, Jr

Group portrait of a family

Item is a cream coloured card with brown letterpress at bottom edge, "P. Doebereiner/ Caledonia". Photograph is a portrait of a woman (standing) with man in centre, seated and a young boy seated on a wicker chair on the left. The man wea...

Doebereiner, P.

Hodgkiss Studios business card

Item is a business card for Hodgkiss studios. It is white card with red text that reads: "PASSPORT and PORTRAIT / PHOTOGRAPHS / Ready While You Wait / REASONABLE PRICES / Hodgkiss Studios / 3 ADELAIDE E., TORONTO / EM 6-5342 / Old Photographs...

Hodgskiss Studios

Homesteads album

Black cardboard and leather cover with gold embossed letters "Photos", bound with white string. White pages with white fabric guards/binding. Notations in black ink. Photographs mounted with glue on one side of page only. Some pages loos...

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

Lady sitting for D. parnes

Item is a cream carte de visite with photograph of two women in a studio with formal park backdrop. At bottom, handwritten in pink ink, "S/4 illegible of Leil." On verso, photographer's stamp, "Thomspon & Sun(sic),/ Photogr...

Thompson & Sun Photographers

Men assembled

Item consists of an oval photograph mounted on a black, textured card with the words "J. L. Barnes/ 149 DALHOUSIE ST./ BRANTFORD, ONT." embossed at the bottom right. Photograph shows a row of men seated, the one in the centre on a high b...

J. L. Barnes

Mercury deluxe album snapshots

This yellow paper photo album, "Mercury deluxe Album Snapshots", is printed in blue, and held by a blue plastic binder. The photographs show examples of early-20th century residential architecture, and are captioned "Santos (Brasil)...

Mercury Photo Service Ltd.

Miscellaneous album

Item consists of an album that is beige with a linear, green, geometric design and brown tape along the spine. It is held together with black string. Pages are green. Photographs are loose. Other loose accompanying material includes ink, pencil an...

Motherhood advertisement

Print is captioned "Motherhood." It depicts a woman in a white fur-trimmed robe holding an infant in a white blanket. On verso, the work is identified as a Glaxo Baby Book advertisement. The envelope is addressed, Canadian-stamped, and c...

H. F. Ritchie & Co. Ltd.

Negatives Atherley

Item consists of photographs of a family taken at Atherley. Subjects include water bodies, the Samuel de Champlain monument (in present day Orillia and designed by Vernon March), a house, and a car thought to be a Ford Model A.

Northern Ontario

Red cover bound with red string. Black pages. Most photographs mounted using black photo corners; smaller photographs appear to be glued in. Heavily annotaed with notations and drawings in white ink - fading in places - including quote from Wilbur...

Northern Ontario album

Black cover with the word "photographs" embossed in gold; bound with red string. Black pages. Photographs are moutned directly to the page or inserted under cut-out windows overlaying the page. Front and back end pages are loose. Themes ...

Orillia, Ontario photographs

Tan envelopes are printed in black with "B. Frank Stewart, Kodaks and Amateur Supplies, Orillia, Ontario." Most of the photographs are undated snapshots of unidentified individuals and groups posed indoors and out, and images of farm ani...

Shields, Lorne

People and places album

Decorated cover detached from binding. Beige pages. Notations in black ink. Some loose photographs. Many pages blank. One of blank pages has "Stouffville" written, but no photos. Sites include: Ontario Hotel, Cucamonga Vineyard, Arrowhea...

Photo card, architectural

The cabinet card has an image of an un-named industrial building and streetscape; the envelope is printed with "The Barrie Glove & Knitting Co. Limited, Kitchener, Ont., Canada" and a rendering of the "Home of "Barrie"...

Shields, Lorne

Photo cards, portraits

The card-mounted photographs are all studio portraits of unidentified individuals. The first of two cabinet cards is embossed with "Quartley", and the second is embossed with "Morton." Two Cartes de visites are printed on verso...

Quartley, Baltimore, M.D.

Photograph papers

Brown paper-wrapped photographic papers. Sticker printed in burgundy and brown ink: "EASTMAN'S, SOLIO PAPER, 2 1/2 x 4 1/4, FOR SALE BY ALL STOCK DEALERS, FULL DIRECTIONS INSIDE." Price sticker: "Very old, $5.00."

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Port Cunnington Album

Green cover album bound by white by white braided string. Black pages, photos held inwith clear photo corners. Handwritten notations in white pencil. Interleaving with spider web design between each page.

Portrait of G. K. Shiels(?)

Item consists of a photograph mounted on cream card with decoratively frayed edges. Image of a man in checkered suit jacket and glasses. There is a embossed stamp at the bottom centre of card with the letters "NFB" above a version of the...

Portrait of Hannah Mayman

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with red border and red letterpress at bottom, "BRIGHAM/ SCARBORO". Full body photograph of a woman standing in front of a wooden fence against a pained backdrop depicting trees and a large house at ...

W.D. Brigham, Photographer

Portrait of Harriet Ritchie

Item consists of a photograph featuring a portrait of an older woman seated by a small table, holding a book in her lap. She wears a long dark lace scarf over her plain dress with lace collar. On verso, two sets of stamped gold borders and a third...

Thompson & Son

Portrait of J. Gordon Fogo

Item consists of a photograph of a man holding a pair of glasses. At the bottom left, signature reads "Karsh" and at lower right in ink, "I wish(?) every good wish/ for success/ J Gordon Fogo". On verso, handwritten lightly in ...

Karsh, Yousuf

Portrait of Jennie Rowat

Item is a white cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "The Dominion TORONTO." Photograph shows an old woman seated in an upholstered chair with a book in her lap. Her dress has an elaborate ruffled front. On verso, a gold ri...

The Dominion Photo Studio

Portrait of Jessie Freelane

Item is a white card with raised oval photograph of a woman with her long hair loose on her shoulders. On verso, photographer's stamp in a ribbon design lithographed in gold, "THE NOTMAN STUDIO,/ W. J. TOPLEY, Prop./ OTTAWA." A crow...

The Notman Studio

Portrait of John Akin, Esq.

Item is a cream card with gold letterpress at bottom edge "NOTMAN & FRASER TORONTO ONT". Photograph is a portrait of a man with a thick beard seated in an upholstered chair holding a piece of paper on his knee. On verso, photographer...

Notman & Fraser

Portrait of Joseph M. Pjatt(?)

Item consists of a photograph mounted on cream card with decoratively frayed edges. Handwritten note at bottom of image on card, in black ink, "A Souvenir of Wartime Housing - 1941-45./ Sincerely Joseph M. Pjatt(?)" Photograph is portrai...

Leatherdale, Thomas J.

Portrait of Margaret

Cream coloured card with grey border and oval photograph, showing a woman wearing an off-the-shoulder dress and heart necklace. The studio stamp at the bottom right is illustrated with a stylized version of the Prince of Wales coat of arms. The te...

Bryce, John Fraser

Portrait of Mrs. W. E. Haskell

Item consists of a grey card with oval photograph of a woman in white dress with large bouquet of roses pinned to the right side of the chest. She wears a several feathers in her hair from which falls a long veil. On verso, a design lithographed i...

Portrait of Nancy Maguire

Item is a cream cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "Thompson & Son/ 75 KING ST. EAST/ TORONTO". Photograph is a portrait of an older woman seated by a small table. Her plain dark dress with lace collar has a tassled, ...

Thompson & Son

Portrait of Robert Watson Sellar

Item consists of a photograph mounted on cream card with decoratively frayed edges. Handwritten note at bottom of image on card in blue ink, "Alf./ To record the hump resulting from the wildly exciting/ transactions of MOS(?)./ Watson Sellar....

Sellar, Robert

Portrait of Rosa, Ashton and Cecil

Item is a pink cabinet card with photograph of three children in studio with fur covered chair and fur rug on the floor. The boy on the right wears a corduroy suit and leans against a table with his hand on an album. The girl in the centre has her...

W.W. Bennett, - Photographer

Portrait of T. A. Brown

Item consists of a photograph mounted on cream card with decoratively frayed edges. Handwritten note at bottom of image on card in black ink, "To my friend/ Alf Martin, with all regards/ T. A. Brown." Photographer's stamp to the rig...

Castonguay, Joseph Alex, 1877-1972

Portrait of Wals(?)

Item consists of a photograph mounted on cream card with decoratively frayed edges. Handwritten note at bottom of image on card, in black ink, "Alf, Kindest regards./ Wals(?)." At left, Toronto photographer's stamp in gold, "Ba...

Ballard and Jarrett

Portrait of a baby

Item is a white cabinet card with gold letterpress border and text at the bottom, "W. Farmer 35 KING STREET/ HAMILTON, ONT." Photograph shows a baby in white dress seated on some fabric. On verso, printed sideways, an elaborate lithograp...

W. Farmer

Portrait of a boy in cape

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with vignetted portrait of a young boy, probably 5 or 6 years old, seated on an upholstered, tassled chair wearing an embroidered cape and fur hat. There is a small toy lion on the arm rest of the chair. Acros...

R. & H. O'Hara

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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