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Ayer's American almanac, for the use of farmers,...

Thin, paper bound almanac with prediction tables for each month in 1870. The publisher affirms its accuracy for use in North America and Britain. Along the spine is printed the name of the distributor: Northrop & Lyman, Newcastle, General Agents for Province of Ontario.

Ayer, J. C. (James Cook)

Kodachrome Type A for Ciné-Kodak

Packages of Cine-Kodak Kodachrome Type A 16mm motion picture film for artificial light. The larger box is unopened, and contains a magazine for loading the film into the camera, as well as 50 ft of film. It is stamped with a use-by date Dec 1946. The smaller box has been opened. It contains 100 ft of film in a small black cannister as well as a folded sheet with instructions. This box is stamped "Simpsons Cameras Toronto" in blue on the back, and with a use-by date of Apr 1943. Both films were manufactured in Rochester, NY but have stickers indicating they are to be returned to Canadian Kodak Co. Limited in Toronto for processing.

Eastman Kodak Company

Portrait of F. C. McClellan

Item is a cream cabinet card with brown letterpress at bottom, "J. Al. Llyod York, Neb." Handwritten in pencil below that, "Prof. McClelland". Photograph is a portrauit of a young man in suit and tie. On verso, handwritten in ink, "F.C. McClellan" and below that, in pencil, "I began teaching under/ him".

J. Al. Lloyd

[Portrait (drawing) of a young man in tartan tie]

Item is a cream cabinet card with scalloped edges and red letterpress at bottom edge, "E. R. Owen, RED BUD, ILL." At the centre, printed inside a design of artist's palette and brushes, the text "EXTRA FINISH". Photograph of a drawing of a young man in suit jacket and tartan tie, vignetted so the image is quite small. The photograph has a pink tone.

E. R. Owen

Portrait of George W. Childs Haskell

Item consists of a grey card with white paper border around photograph of a young boy, 6 years old, wearing a sailor style suit. At the bottom of the card, embossed in silver, "J A Brush/ MINNEAPOLIS". On verso, handwritten in black ink, "George W Childs Haskell/ Six yrs old".

Brush, J.A.

Portrait of Dr. Jim (or John?) Wallace

Item is a beige cabinet card with gold scalloped edges and brown letterpress at bottom edge, "A. W. Phipps, NEW CASTLE, PA." Photograph is a portrait of a man in suit with high collar. On verso, a design with flowers, brushes, and the text "INSTANTAENOUS/ PORTRAITS/ OF CHILDREN/ A SUCCESSFUL/ SPECIALITY./ ARTISTIC/ PHOTOGRAPHY/ A. W. Phipps,/ 6 1/2 Washington Street,/ NEW CASTLE, PA./ DUPLICATES CAN BE/ PROCURED/ AT ANY TIME." Handwritten in blue ink at the top edge, "Dr. Jim or ? John Wallace/ Louise Miller's Grandfather".

Phipps

Portrait of an infant with necklace

Item consists of a beige card with light grey embossed text at lower right, "Biles Art Shop/ 113 E. WASHINGTON ST./ NEW CASTLE, PA." Photograph is a portrait of an infant seated on a dark fabric with very little background visible. The infant wears a white dress with necklace, and is shaking his/her right hand so that it is blurred in the image.

Portrait of man with glass of wine

Item is a cream card with thin, double border in gold and photograph of a man seated at a table with a bottle and glass of wine. On verso, photographer's stamp, "J. P. CALVERT,/ Photographer,/ MOORESVILLE, IND./ Duplicates of this pictures can/ be had at any time."

J. P. Calvert

Portrait of two young men in parlour, with photograph of a girl

Item consists of a white card with scalloped edges and silver embossed text along the right side, "Dunham/ PORTRAITS/ BELMOND,/ IOWA." The word 'portraits' is encircled by a graphic showing an artist's brushes and palettes. Photograph shows two young men seated in a parlour (painted backdrop). The man on the left leans over the chair of the man seated on the right who holds a card photograph in his hand of a woman. On verso, handwritten in ink "Patsy Burke" and "3".

Portrait of an old man

Item is a black cabinet card with gold border and gold letterpress at bottom edge, "Wynne S. Smith, Painesville, Ohio." Photograph is a blurred portrait of a man with mismatched trousers and jacket and holding a walking stick. He is seated on steps.

Wynne S. Smith

Portrait of a man, tinted

Crayon finished photograph showing a man with beard in suit with watchchain affixed to the top button of his waistcoat. Image is oval in shape on a rectangular card mount. Tears at all four corners show were cover mount would have been adhered. On verso, light blue stamp reads "Universal Copying Co./ MANUFACTURERS OF/ India Ink, Berlin Finish, Crayon, Pastel and Oil Portraits,/ also, Cabinets and Cartes de Visites./ All orders promptly attended to:/ Jeffers, Wells & Kipps, Proprietors./ Office 1436 & 1438 Market St., between 8th and 9th,/ SAN FRANCISCO, CAL."

Universal Copying Company

Ferdinand, Daytona Beach Florida

Title taken from card-frame. The bull in the picture with the name Ferdinand on the card-frame could be referencing the children story of Ferdinand The Bull from 1935, made into a cartoon in 1938 by Walt Disney - this would potentially date the image from after 1938. The tintype is an image of a bull with a man sitting on its back, arms in the air and holding two guns. Another man stands beside the bull, in sunglasses and a hat. They seem to be standing on a beach.

[Portrait of a girl]

Item is a small silver gelatin portrait print. Yellow and brown in colour, image is of a young girl with long brown hair, tied up on the side with a barrette. Background is a studio setting with a pillar or column. Inscription on recto "Florence" handwritten in black ink, across bottom of image. Inscription on verso "Tel. Main .3877 A. E. Otis Photographer Open Sundays & Holidays 457-59 Fulton St., B'klyn" in red ink stamp.

[Portrait of a man]

Item is an ambrotype photograph in a velvet-lined thermoplastic union case, showing a male sitter in front of a studio backdrop. The case was intended for use with 1/4 plate daguerreotypes, as indicated by the manufacturer's stamp on the inside back cover beneath the ambrotype plate: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co.,/ MANUFACTURERS OF/ Daguerrotype Cases./ L., P. & Co., are the sole/ Proprietors and only legal Manu-/ facturers of UNION CASES, with the/ Embracing Riveted Hinge./ Patented October 14, 1856,/ and April 21, 1857."

Littlefield, Parsons & Co.

[Portrait of a man]

Item is an example of an ambrotype with broken glass and worn coloured backing. Ambrotype is in a velvet-lined thermoplastic union case, showing a male sitter in front of a studio backdrop. The case was intended for use with 1/6 plate daguerreotypes, as indicated by the manufacturer's stamp on the inside back cover beneath the ambrotype plate: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co.,/ MANUFACTURERS OF/ Daguerrotype Cases./ L., P. & Co., are the sole/ Proprietors and only legal Manu-/ facturers of UNION CASES, with the/ Embracing Riveted Hinge./ Patented October 14, 1856,/ and April 21, 1857."

Littlefield, Parsons & Co.

[Portrait of a man]

Item is an ambrotype photograph in a velvet-lined thermoplastic union case, showing a male sitter. A stamp on the inside back cover beneath the ambrotype plate gives the manufacturer of the case: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co.,/ Sole Manufacturers of / UNION CASES,/ with/ Embracing Riveted Hinge./ PATENTED/ October 14, 1856, & April 21, 1857."

Littlefield, Parsons & Co.

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: Clyde Clancy, Harold Pollack, Jim Connolly, Johnny Wright, Harlan Haulman, Gilbert Edwards; Middle Row: Parley Hyde, Moorhead Tukey, Peter Sawerbrey, 'Auroea' Nelson, Clary Johnson, Les Huff, Graham Cooksey; Back Row: John Epplen, Mgr., Elmo Pace, Roscoe Haynie, Bud Levin, Glenn Cackley, J. G. Schmidt, coach." A faded grey studio stamp reads "Dewell, commercial photographer, (...) 321 (...) Omaha."

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 printed onto photographs.

Grand Canyon album

Front cover missing; back cover in tact. Bound with black string; loose. Black pages. Notations in white ink. Photographs mounted using black photo corners. A few Kodak Colour photograph. Some photographs loose.

Locations include: Mississippi River; Amarillo, Texas; Grand Canyon; Santa Monica, Pasadena, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, San Francisco, all California; Union Square, San Francisco; Chicago, Illinois; Stamford, Connecticut.

Sites include: El Toyar Hotel, Hermit's Rest, Cedar Mountain and Painted Desert, all in Grand Canyon; Public Library, LA; General Pershing Square and General McArthur Square, LA; Golden Gate Park; Bay Bridge; Mission Dolores; Lincoln Park; Union Station, LA; Beloeil Que; Museum of Science, Chicago; Wyoming State Museum; Historic Oregon Trail.

Themes include: portraits, tourist snapshots, scenic landscapes and views, dogs.

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:"International Exhibition, 1876"; right: "Centennial Photographic Co., Philad'a". Verso has a crest and caption "Centennial Photographic International Exhibition. Wm. Notman president, W. Irving Adams vice pres, Edward L. Wilson supt & treasurer, J. A. Fraser art superintendent, 1776, 1876, Philadelphia." Verso pencil inscription "M.A.M."; "not included"; "606."

The Old Mission, Santa Barbara Calif.

Geatin silver dop postcard depicting a spanish-style church and surroiunding landscape including palm trees. Recto caption in white, bottom edge: "The Old Mission, Santa Barbara, Calif." Verso has a green 1 cent U.S. stamp and postmark stamped "Yreka, Calif. Apr. 22 1230pm 1931." Verso caption, top middle: "Post card"; left: "correspondence"; right: "address." Verso inscription in pencil, left side: "Darling Babe, We'll soon be home now and it will be wonderful to see you. Will you sace this card for me as it is the only one I have of Santa Barbara. Helen." right side: "Miss Marian Macgowan c/o Miss E. Hurst, 1235 12th St. New West Minster BC Canada."

B.W. Kilburn: Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton, Californaia

Item is an albumen stereograph. Images depict a series of buildings on a mountain, including a domed telescope enclosure. Recto caption, left: "James M. Davis, New York, St. Louis, Liverpool, Toronto, Sydney"; right: "Copyright 1895 by B.W. Kilburn"; bottom: "9990 Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton, Califoraia [sic]." Verso centre: "Photographed and published by B.W. Kilburn = Littleton, N.H."

Midtown New York City, N.Y.

matte gsp with white border. Aerial view of NYC. Signage on buildings reads: "Macy's," "Gimbel's," "Baltman and Co.," "Park Central Hotel." Recto caption in white at bottom of image: "(0506-876A-8)(3-16-33-1:30P)(12-2000) MIDTOWN NEW YORK CITY, N.Y."

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 New York," "$9.50," "LMMA," "$38.00."

[horse and buggy with flowers]

platinum print mounted on grey mat board. Depicts two women with parasol in carriage drawn by horse. Carriage is decorated with flowers. Background is a fairground with gradstand and american flag. Recto embossed caption, bottom left: "Dinkler, Chapman St. Greenfield Mass." Verso has image transfer from another platinum print. Verso inscription, pencil: "#8 Mrs. C L Firk."

[horse and wagon with flowers and bell]

print mounted on grey mat board. Depicts horses and wagon decorated with flowers- wagon has flower arches and paper bell. Four women sit in the wagon. Background is a fairground with grandstand, american flag. Embossed caption, bottom left: "Dinkler, Chapman St. Greenfield Mass." Verso inscription, pencil, "#3." Image transfer on verso from another platinum print.

[two women in decorated carriage]

print on grey mat board. Depicts two women in horse-drawn carriage with flowers. Background is a fairground with american flag. Embossed recto caption, bottom left: "Dinkler, Chapman St. Greenfield Mass." Verso inscription, pencil: "Mrs. Brad Frup" (?). Image transfer on verso from another platinum print.

[horse and carriage with flowers]

print mounted on grey mat board. Depicting riders in decorated carriage with horse. Embossed recto caption, bottom left: "Dinkler, Chapman St. Greenfield Mass." Verso inscription, pencil: "H E Davis #17." Image transfer on verso from another platinum print.

pan american expo

print mounted on balck mat board. Depcits a view of a roadway lined with columns and statuary with pedestrians walking between. This is a view of the lincoln parkway entrance to the pan american exposition grounds, built for the exposition of 1901 in Buffalo NY. Verso inscription "Pan American Exposition 1903, The Pan American Exposition 1903, compliments of MR. Luther Cand."

Stereocards

Six companies manufactured these stereocard image pairs: one child and tricycle by E. & H. T. Anthony & Co.; eight landscapes by B. W. Kilburn; one landscape by Keystone View Company; one hand-coloured greenhouse view by Underwood & Underwood, Publishers; two hand-coloured garden views by Webster & Albee, Publishers; and one hand-coloured half-tone seascape, uncredited.

E. & H. T. Anthony & Co., 591 Broadway, N.Y.

Kodak VR35 K12

Item consists of a Kodak VR35 K12. It is a 35mm fully automatic camera. It features an auto-focusing f2.8/35 mm ektar lens with a flip-up lens cover that reveals a built-in flash.. Black in colour. Option to manually choose forced flash. Snap on tele and wide angle aux lenses available. Uses one 9-volt alkaline battery. Made in Japan.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak KB 18

Item consists of a Kodak KB18 35 mm film camera. It features a 30 mm f/8 2-element aspheric lens, shutter speed of 1/100 sec. and a built in flash unit. Uses 2 AAA alkaline batteries.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Cameo Motor Ex

Item consists of a Kodak Cameo Motor Ex camera for use with 35 mm film. The camera itself has a slim black body with rounded edges and a flip-up automatic flash that covers the viewfinder when closed. Gold text on the centre recto of the camera reads: CAMEO MOTOR EX. Other features include automatic film advance, self-timer and film speed selection. This particular model was made in Mexico.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Cameo Motor Ex

Item consists of a Kodak Cameo Motor Ex camera for use with 35 mm film. The camera itself has a slim black body with rounded edges and a flip-up automatic flash that covers the viewfinder when closed. Gold text on the centre recto of the camera reads: CAMEO MOTOR EX. Other features include automatic film advance, self-timer and film speed selection. This particular model was made in Mexico.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Cameo Motor Ex

Item consists of a Kodak Cameo Motor Ex camera for use with 35 mm film. The camera itself has a slim black body with rounded edges and a flip-up automatic flash that covers the viewfinder when closed. Gold text on the centre recto of the camera reads: CAMEO MOTOR EX. Other features include automatic film advance, self-timer and film speed selection. This particular model was made in Mexico.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Advantix C300

Item consists of a Kodak Advantix C300. It is an advanced photo system camera that is fully automatic, with self timer. It features a f5.6/25mm lens and a flip-up lens cover that also reveals the flash. Silver in colour. Uses 2 AAA-size alkaline batteries.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Advantix C650

Item consists of a Kodak Advantix C650. It is an advanced photo system camera that is fully automatic, with self timer and date and time printing. It features a zoom 24-48mm ektanar atmospheric lens and a built-in flash unit. Silver in colour. Uses 1 3-volt lithium battery. Allows for three different picture sizes: classic, group and panoramic.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Advantix F300

Item consists of a Kodak Advantix F300. It is an advanced photo system camera that is fully automatic. It features an auto-focusing 23 mm/f6.5 ektanar lens. Silver in colour. Was available in different colours and the same as the Kodak Advantix 1600 AUTO model. Uses 2 AAA-size alkaline batteries.

Eastman Kodak Company

Cine-Kodak B

This is a 16mm movie camera that used 100 foot spools of film. The body is leather covered metal, rounded edges. It has a Kodak Anastigmat 25mm fixed-focus lens. Spring motor, brilliant reflex viewfinder. Working condition.

McKoewn pg. 1075

Cine-Kodak Eight Model 20

Item consists of a Cine-Kodak Eight Model 20 motion picture camera. It was the first camera produced to use 8mm film. It is a simple, spool loading camera, powered by clockwork with a spring motor. It has a Kodak Anastigmat 13mm, f3.5 fixed focus lens, a newton finder in the handle, and runs at 16fps. The body is metal covered with black leather.

Kodak Instamatic M9

Item consists of a Kodak Instamatic M9 movie camera. It is an 8mm camera with an attached folding pistol grip. The body is brown and made of metal and plastic. It has a f/1.8 9.5-45mm Kodak Zoom Lens.

Kodak Cine Automatic Turret Camera f/1.9

Item consists of a Kodak Cine Automatic Turret Camera f/1.9. It is a motion picture camera that uses double 8mm film and has a lens turret featuring a Kodak Normal Ektanar 13mm f/1.9 lens, a Kodak Wide Angle Ektanar 6.5mm f/1.9 lens, and a Kodak Telephoto Ektanar 24mm f/1.9 lens.

Portrait of L. Carey

Item is a cabinet card photograph of a young woman with blue collar overpainted, affixed to yellow cardstock. On verso, in black letterpress, centred: "L. ROBIRA,/ Late with Theo. LILIENTHAL./ Photographer,/ 245 ROYAL STREET,/ NEW ORLEANS./ Duplicates may be had at any time." In purple pen, handwritten above: "L. Carey/ April 25, 1886". And at top left corner, handwritten in pencil, "400".

L. Robira, Photographer

Portrait of a young man with large tie

Item is a white cabinet card with elaborately embossed border and text, at bottom "Goff" followed by symbol with the letters F, G, and L intertwined, and "WAUSAU, WIS." On verso, in black letterpress, "These cards are manufactured expressly for/ F. Lee Goff, Wausau, Wis. U.S.A./ by Carl Ernst & Co. Berlin, Germany." Image is of a young man in a tweed suit with an elaborate paisley tie.

Goff

Group at Lou Walters Latin Quarter

White bi-fold card with the design of a naked woman holding a mirror above the text "Lou Walters/ Latin Quarter". At the top left, "So this is Gay Paree.../ come along with me/ we're stepping out/ to see the/ Latin Quarter". Inside, a photograph of 4 men and 1 woman seated around a table, in the background several mirrored walls. The diners have all signed the bottom of the card and dated it. "1/26/56" "Dave Narved(?), Chas Bocklet(?), Burwell Abel, Marg Dunn, Run(?) Dunn". On back of card, blue print reading "Souvenir Photo" surrounded by a blue border. At bottom right, further blue text reads "For extra copies write to:/ PLANETARY PHOTO/ 311 West 34th Street/ New York 1, N. Y./ Use Number of back of Print/ Stating date taken and name of Club/ along with description of Photo."

Planetary Photo

Graham's Scientific Breeding School

Item consists of a photograph mounted on light grey card with dark grey borders. Image shows a group of ment standingon the steps to a light brick building. Each man has a number written on his chest (handwritten on negative) and the words "PHOTO BY/ BERT'S/ JAN 8-17." appears also handwritten to the right of the group. At the top edge of the photo, probably also added to the negative, "GRAHAM'S SCIENTIFIC BREEDING SCHOOL K.C.MO." Handwritten in pencil on verso, "$10.00".

Bert's

Portrait of American officer with bicorne hat

Item is a yellow card with photograph of an officer with Napoleon-style hat and sword, in front of a rough wooden fence (in studio). On verso, an elaborate brown etching with flowers, camera and artist's paints reading "Davis & Douglas./ Photographers,/ 58 MAIN STREET/ FALL RIVER, MASS,/ INSTANTANEOUS PROCESS USED EXCLUSIVELY./ NEGATIVES PRESERVED./ DUPLICATES CAN BE HAD AT ANY TIME." In pencil, at top "15-".

Davis & Douglas

Portrat of Theo Lilienthanal

Item is a greenish brown cabinet card with two types of gold letterpress at bottom. The first, darker and smaller, "Theo Lilienthal & Co./ New Orleans" and the second, "Enamel Finish/ Benjamin/ CINCINNATI". On verso, elaborate gold design on red, "THE WATSON STUDIO/ BENJAMIN/ SUCCESSOR/ 156/ W. Fourth Street/ bet Elm and Race./ CINCINNATI, OHIO./ ALL NEGATIVES KEPT./ No.__" In pencil, at mid right, sideways, "1.00". Drawing around text shows a man at upper right painting a portrait and a lion at the upper left. The portrait is a vignetted image of an older, bearded man with large tie.

The Watson Studio

Portrait of Thomas W(?) Cooley

Item is a cream carte de visite with gold border, and text handwritten in ink at bottom "Thomas [illeg.] Cooley." Photograph shows man with a thick beard. On verso, in black letterpress, "R.D. PALMER,/ ARTIST,/ ANN ARBOR. MICH./ NEGATIVES PRESERVED."

R.D. Palmer

Portrait of young soldier in Iowa National Guard

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom, "G. Dahms, BRADY ST./ Bet. 2nd and 3rd/ DAVENPORT,/ IOWA." Photograph shows a young man (same as in 2008.001.159) against studio backdrop with tropical plants. Man wears uniform of the Iowa National Guard with carbine belt and insignia of two rifles with the letter "B" on the hat.

Dahms, G.

Portrait of girl holding flowers

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with oval fram decoratively drawn on card to mimick a heavy wall frame, complete with nail and hanging ropes. Photograph shows a young girl in checkered blouse holding flowers. On verso, a US 2 cent stamp, c. 1862-1871. Cancelled "[illeg] MILLS PENN YAN N.Y./ Jan 5, 1885."

Portrait of woman

Item is a white card with gold border and in gold letterpress at bottom, "Wilber" and decorative initials "W" and "C" intertwined, followed by "CHARDON/ OHIO". Photograph shows a woman in black high-collar dress. Photograph is a cabinet card set inside card page from cabinet card album.

Portrait of baby in wicker chair

Item is a black, shiny card with embossed border and embossed text at bottom right, "Lucas/ MARION, IND." Portrait of a baby in (christening gown?) seated in wicker chair. On verso, in pencil, "EB & A Line(?)" and at top right, "3.00".

Portrait of a soldier

Item is a grey card with white edging and a grey and white line border around a photograph of a man in uniform. At bottom centre, embossed, "THE MODEL STUDIO/ 947/ WATER ST./MEADOWVILLE, P.A."

Portrait of a woman in furs

Item is a black folded card card with tissue insert and a photograph of a woman in fur scarf and fur muff on a cream-coloured mount. At the bottom of the mount, embossed, "Kraft/ ST. PAUL". On the front of the card, at the centre, "KRAFT. PORTRAITS" is embossed in a circle design.

Portrait of man and woman in studio

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "Will D. Baldwin,/ 503 TOWER AVE.,/ 352 2nd ST.,/ SUPERIOR CITY,/ WISCONSIN." Photograph shows a man in suit seated on an upholstered chair with a woman in outdoor jacket, straw hat and holding a closed umbrella at her side, stands beside him. The photograph is taken inside against a studio backdrop of a painted mantel and low paneled wall.

Will D. Baldwin

Portrait of woman

Item is a cabinet card portrait of woman. Text below photograph reads, 'Rockwood, 17 Union Square (West) N.Y.' Text on back of card reads, 'Rockwood Photographer 17 Union Square (west) N.Y.'

Rockwood Photography

Photo postcard from Detroit

Item is a card mailed from the United States with a return address to A.T. Orr in London ON, mailed to A.S. Orr in Quebec. Cover of card shows reproduction of man dressed as sailor looking at building that reads, 'USO Service to Service Men'. Inside card on left side is photograph of young man smiling. On right hand side is text in black ink reads, 'Message, Courtesy of Metropolitan Detroit USO Photo by Crawford Robbins Photograph Committee 401 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit 26'. Inscription in pencil reads, 'Dear Mom, Well here I am - in all my glory??? Down in Detroit for the weekend write from 'Prevost' Love, (illegible signature)'.

Pages from album

Grey pages with photographs and cards adhered. Two holes in the left side of each page indicate where album was probably bound with string. Covers missing. First page has image of Old Orchard, Michigan. Most photographs feature two women and two children, seaside.

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". On verso, in pencil, "6.50 DATED" with arrow drawn pointing to a pencil in a different hand, "1883./ Old Man may your thoughts [illeg.] fun./ So Come along."

spring

albumen print of painting, mounted on card. Depicts young girl in garden setting. Recto caption, bottom, "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1863, by John P. Soule, in the Clerk's office of the District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Spring. GG Fish, Pinxt. Photo. and Pub. by J.P. Soule, Boston."

Barton dive sub. ext. camera; #13

Recorded in the Atlantic Ocean from Harbor Branch Oceanographic. Otis Barton joins the Johnson Sea Link Sub Crew for a commemorative dive. Barton was a pioneer underwater explorer and the designer of the bathysphere (1930). This recording is one of four that documents the conversation between Barton and the other diver during the dive. The view is solely of inside the submersible and of the two men. The bathysphere was designed by underwater explorers Otis Barton and William Beebee and took its first plunge in 1930. A bathysphere consists of a steel sphere with small circular windows of fused quartz. Inside it are the required oxygen tanks. During dives, these vessels were lowered into the water with cables and chains. During its first year, the bathysphere design could already dive to depths of 1,426 feet, two years later breaking records at 3,028 feet. Many discoveries about the deep sea were made from the confines of these vessels.

MacInnis, Joseph B.

Barton Sealink Dive on Deck Kristof ; #14

Recorded in the Atlantic Ocean from Harbor Branch Oceanographic. Otis Barton joins the Johnson Sea Link Sub Crew for a commemorative dive. Barton was a pioneer underwater explorer and the designer of the bathysphere (1930). This recording documents the above water conversation after the dive. This is the last of four recordings that document this commemorative dive. The bathysphere was designed by underwater explorers Otis Barton and William Beebee and took its first plunge in 1930. A bathysphere consists of a steel sphere with small circular windows of fused quartz. Inside it are the required oxygen tanks. During dives, these vessels were lowered into the water with cables and chains. During its first year, the bathysphere design could already dive to depths of 1,426 feet, two years later breaking records at 3,028 feet. Many discoveries about the deep sea were made from the confines of these vessels.

MacInnis, Joseph B.

Parks in the sea - California's underwater state parks

This documentary explores the diverse types of aquatic life that live in California’s underwater state parks. The focus of this film is on ecology and aquatic diversity but also mentioned are the relationship between land and sea along California’s coastline, and the types of diving possible in individual parks.

Al Giddings; Images Unlimited Inc.

Deep water dives - Tape 1 of 5

The recording takes place at the Offshore Training Research Centre (OTRC) in College Station Texas. The recording is raw footage which documents trainees learning how to pilot deep sea submersibles in an interior training facility. Ian Griffin of Nuytco Research, lead instructor of Training for Sustainable Seas Expeditions at OTRC, teaches students how to pilot the Newt and the Deep Rover submersibles. Trainees include Sylvia Earl, explorer in residence at National Geographic, who helped develop the Deep Rover and Robert Furgason, President of Texas University Corpus Christi. Dr. Joe MacInnis is behind the camera.

MacInnis, Joseph B.

Deep water dives - Tape 2 of 5

The recording takes place at the Offshore Training Research Centre (OTRC) in College Station Texas. The recording is raw footage which documents trainees learning how to pilot deep sea submersibles in an interior training facility. Ian Griffin of Nuytco Research, lead instructor of Training for Sustainable Seas Expeditions at OTRC, teaches students how to pilot the Deep Worker and the Deep Rover submersibles. Dr. Joe MacInnis pilots a submersible in the pool. Other traines include Sylvia Earl, explorer in residence at National Geographic, who helped develop the Deep Rover and Wes Turner, biology professor at Texas University Corpus Christi. The recording also contains an interview with Phil Nuytten of Nuytco Research in which he explains ideas behind the design of the Deep Worker submersible. MacInnis is behind the camera.

MacInnis, Joseph B.

No. 1 Autographic Kodak Junior

Item is a folding camera with black bellows and brown leatherette covering and strap; for 2.25" x 3.25" exposures on No.A - 120 film. The camera was made by the Canadian Kodak Co. but the ball bearing lens was patented by the Eastman Kodak Co. in 1910 and 1913.

Brownie Hawkeye flash model

Item is a small hand held box camera with Bakelite body, brilliant viewfinder and Kodalite Flash-holder attachment. For 6 x 6 cm exposures on 620 roll film. One of the best selling Brownie cameras ever made, it is a simple easy to use design created by Eastman Kodak employee Arthur H. Crapsey. The original sales price was $5.50 for the camera alone and $7.00 for the flash model.

Brownie Hawkeye Flash Model

Item is a small hand held box camera with Bakelite body, brilliant viewfinder and Kodalite Flash-holder attachment. For 6 x 6 cm exposures on 620 roll film. One of the best selling Brownie cameras ever made, it is a simple easy to use design created by Eastman Kodak employee Arthur H. Crapsey. The original sales price was $5.50 for the camera alone and $7.00 for the flash model.

Panoram Kodak No.4

Item is a rollfilm panoramic cameras in which the lens pivots and projects the image to the curved focal plane. The camera uses No. 103 rollfilm to take 3.50 x 12 inch exposures. It has a rapid rectilinear lens and a 142 degree angle. This model is the original model for the Panoram Kodak series and has no door to cover the swinging lens.

Kodak Disc 3100

Item is a small, flat, hand-held camera with black plastic body and brushed metal, gold-coloured front plate. Intended by Kodak to replace their instamatic line of cameras, the Kodak Disc cameras were designed to be simple to use, with all automatic functions. Took Disc film, a proprietary format that made 15, 11 x 8 mm exposures; this small negative size made the resulting prints very grainy when enlarged and the camera model was not Kodak's most popular. Item has a built in flash and wrist strap.

Univex model A

Item is a small, Bakelite camera with a frame viewfinder. This was a proprietary camera design, which used No.00, 6 exposure film only made by the Universal Camera Corporation. Norton Camera filed a patent lawsuit filed against the Universal company after the product was released. Norton had been in talks with Universal to produce the camera originally. Universal eventually won the case and purchased the Norton Camera company. The camera originally sold for 39 cents.

Falcon Miniature

Item consists of a Falcon Miniature made in New York by Utility Manufacturing Company. It is a 127 film camera with a half frame viewfinder and a black Bakelite body. It has a Wollensak Minivar 50mm lens with fixed aperture and fixed focus, a one speed (1/25 +B) rotary shutter, a simple optical viewfinder and a spare film compartment.

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