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Portraits and houses album

Red leather cover. Spine detaching from cover. Black pages.

Themes include portraits, houses and churches, farm life, early cameras, early cars, early trains, early bikes, steamboats, waterscapes.

Includes a photograph of the steamboat Argyle [formerly The Empress of India, built in 1876; rebuilt/renamed in 1899/1902 (conflict among sources); renamed Frontier in 1912]. See < maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca > search "Argyle steamboat".

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, portraits, scenic views.

Includes some loose photographs and pressed flowers; also includes printed photographic reproductions from journals adhered to pages;
Sites include: Catalina Isl, Mualon Bay.

South Africa horse album

Red cloth cover with embossed gold design. Watermark and stains on cover. White pages with two window openings per page.
Photographs are mostly taken in South Africa. Included are photographs of De Aar, which at the time was the second-most important railway junction in the country. Photographs are mostly of horses on polo fields, some of people playing polo, some of trains and people with horses. There are also photographs of military and military camps, and a photograph at Vry Staat Hotel.

WWI family album

Brown cloth cover with gold embossed letters- "Photographs." Black pages with photographs mounted with glue. Notation on photo borders with black ink. Sewn binding. Photographs are mostly family snapshots of people, sometimes with automobiles or in uniform from the Northcote family. Also included are images of golfing, bridges, fishing, horse riding, camping, farms, cattle, sheep, chicken coops, horse drawn sleigh, the beach, trees, houses, dogs, trains, children, biking, deer and wagons. Three newspaper articles are pasted in. One about the Northcote family (mother, six sons and two daughters) all serving in the war, one about Pte. Wm. Clements dying in battle, and one of Corporal Northcote being the first Royal Engineer to be awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal.

RCAF WWII album

Blue cover with gold embossed letters- "Scrap Book." Bound with black string. White pages, photographs mounted photo corners or glue. Notation in black ink. Photographs are snapshots of people in front of buildings, street scenes, houses, streetcars, a transmitter station, soldiers, air force, Bolton Abbey, Bernard Castle, and other sites.
Other materials include a postcard of Robbins Drug Store in New Brunswick, five telegrams from Allan Jackson, four newspaper articles about wireless operators, three articles about women entering the Royal Canadian Air Force, a booklet from Westminster Abbey entitled "Westminster Memories," and eleven small souvenir picture cards featuring different interiors, a brochure called "What's on and Where to Go in Glasgow," a pamphlet about the Castle of Edinburgh, a letter from Allan Jackson to his wife Mrs. G.A. Jackson in Montreal, a map of London, a London Underground map, two London transport day tickets, and several pamphlets from various sites in London.

Family children's meeting

Item consists of a photograph of a Japanese family and white guest. All are seated on ats inside or on the patio to a home. On verso, handwritten in ink, "In this house of which the whole/ family is Christian we hold a regular/ weekly children's meeting. The only/ Christian service in that village./ The older girl kneeling near me is one/ of our family here. She teaches the/ children in that home - Matsuda/ Mitsuko by name."

Opposition store & dwelling

Cyanotype image of a house and store that are one shared building. Store has a white awning with the lettering "W.C. White" written on it. Inscription handwritten in black ink on recto "Opposition Store & Dwelling." Town not identified. Paper very thin. Dated 1904 because same handwriting on 2008.001.1881.

Summer Snapshots album

Item consists of an album with a black leather cover with the word Photographs embossed on the front in gold; bound with black string. Labels adhered to cover read "Jack's own snaps taken while at OAC & Summer trips North & to England 1939-1941" and "#10". Pages are black with labels handwritten in white ink. Black photo corners are used to hold the photographs. Many pages remain blank, appearing to have never had photographs attached. Some photographs are coming off pages.

Photographs are of from Jack's summer trips to England and while he was at OAC. They are amateur snapshots taken at various camps and lakes in Ontario. Canadian locations include Long Lac, Quebec Bridge and Belle Isle; sports, parades and other events in and around Toronto; Niagara Falls, New York; Hamilton and Bellville Ontario. British locations include Salisbury, Cardiff, London, Bristol, Edinburghand Glasgow.

Notable themes include early telescopes and cameras; portraits, Queenston Power Development, The Manchester Citizen [ship], Blenheim Bombers, Kenilworth Castle, Changing of the Guards, Big Ben, The Crown Jewels and Buckingham Palace, Napoleon's Tomb, the Eiffel Tower, the English Channel.

Additional material includes one "Vote Nixon" card attached to a page.

Dates include: spring 1937, spring 1939.

Amsterdam

Mounted image of bridge over river in Amsterdam. Inscription in black ink beneath photograph reads, 'Amsterdam, eglise St. Francois Xavier & pont sur le canal'. Inscription in pencil on back of mount reads, '$20'

Young couple

Item is a snapshot photograph of a man and a woman standing in front of a house where guests dressed formally scatter the patio. Inscription on verso reads, 'Betty Bowker Slaudish Wedding'.

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."

[Ontario: dumping rocks]

glossy gsp with white border. Dump truck dumping pieces of rock in a pile at the edge of a river near a small bridge. Verso bottom right, black ink stamp: "C.A. Love Druggist, Jun 8 - 1944, Ingersoll, Ont. Guaranteed Photo Finishing." Verso bottom left, pencil: "5"

[family on lawn]

Item is an albumen print mounted on a mat board with gold edges. Depicts an extended family sitting on the lawn in front of a house with white siding, porch and bay window. They include three children, one dog, three, men, four women. Verso top right in pencil: "J."

[new houses, Calgary Alberta]

Glossy print with no border, mounted with glue on the corners to a brown mat board. Depicts newly built homes in a prairie landscape. There is empty land in the foreground, but more neighborhoods can be seen behind. Recto caption, bottom left of image area: "188," in circular logo: "E.F. Gove, 7 Thomas Block, Calgary." Bottom right, circular logo: "C A E."

Siena Strassenzug

Matte print mounted on white paper, then on brown card with deckled edges. Depicts a narrow street with arches over it. Figures in sihouette and in sunlight are visible walking down the street. Verso inscription, pencil, upper left: "N 34, Siena, Strassenzug." (strassenzug meaning street of houses)

Florence, Ponte Vecchio

Matte print mounted on white paper, mounted on brown card with deckled edges. Depicts a river with bridge over it. The bridge has shops and buildings all the way across. Verso inscription, top left, in pencil: "N25. Florenz. Ponte Vechhio[sic]."

Heidelberg

Lantern slide, wood frame with glass positive B & W slide - image framed in black and gold. Handwritten in ink "heidelberg" on slide. Landscape with bridge, water, with town in mountains. Wood frame has a sticker on it with the letter Y written inside.

Panorama of Baden-Baden, Germany

Lantern slide, wood frame with glass positive B & W slide - image framed in black and gold. Sticker on bottom of frame with handwritten in ink "Baden-Baden Germany." and handwritten in pencil directly on wood "Germany." Sticker on actual slide that says "Panorama of Baden-Baden, Germany." Image is of a bridge in foreground with a river and town in background in mountains.

Pont des Soupirs, Venise

Lantern slide, wood frame with glass positive B & W slide - image framed in black. Sticker on slide that has handwritten in ink "462 Pont des Soupirs. Venice" in french. Landscape image of the Bridge of Sighs in Venice, Italy. Wood frame has a sticker on it with the letter Y written inside.

[Statue and House]

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Remnants of handwritten note in ink on a sticker on the glass slide, unreadalbe. Sticker on wood frame of a Y. Stickers are miscoloured and faded yellow. Image is of the front of a mansion, with a statue of a man facing the house, with a long yard and trees.

Bridge of Dresden

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 "1752. Pont de Dresde..." in french, and the last word is difficult to read. Sticker on the wood frame of a Y. Image is of a the Dresden Bridge in Dresden, Germany. It goes over the Elbe river.

Bridge at Tragne

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black. Handwritten in black ink on the slide "4249 Le Pont a Tragne" in french. In pencil looks like "Bohemia" is written below the ink. Cannot be sure that it is Tragne or Fragne, no trace of either. Handwritten on a sticker on the wood frame "Bridge at Tragne." Image of a town with a bridge and statue in foreground. Looks to be the start of the bridge, big covered archway. In BLC (white sticker facing you), you can see the ghost of people walking. Cannot find where bridge is, as not sure to the correct spelling of its name.

Railroad Bridge by Moonlight

Lantern slide, glass slide in wood frame. Image area is circular as is the hole in the wood frame. Illustration is hand painted onto the glass. Printed on a sticker on wood frame "Express Train - Railroad Bridge by Moonlight." Illustration of a railway bridge over water, with a forest behind and the moon above. Unable to find reference to title on slide.

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) 1950 new suburb" and "2nd house we lived in, in Cuba."

Mercury Photo Service Ltd.

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.

Canada Trust building

Height approx. 263.0m, completed 1968. Building is located at 110 Yonge Street in Toronto. View of the main entrance. This building was designated a heritage property in 1990.

Panda Associates Photography and Art Services

Ottawa, C.D. Howe building

Interior and exterior views of the building. This office building has a 'green roof', which reduces the amount of energy required to heat and cool the building. It also has an extensive shopping mall at the ground floor and an arboretum with a waterfall at the Queen Street entrance. The double-decker elevator cabs are found inside the atrium, which stretches the entire height of the building.

Source: City of Ottawa website at www.ottawa.ca

Applied Photography Ltd.

Granby, Ave Maria School

Photographs of the exterior of the single storey elementary school building. 16 classrooms and offices are grouped around a central auditorium. View of entrance mural above main entrance painted by Adrian Vilandré. The building has a light steel structural frame with brick veneer and tongue-and-groove boards for exterior finishing. All windows are double-glazed, ceilings are perforated fibreboard, flooring is vinyl asbestos tile.

Studio Alain Enrg.

Montreal, Cormier House

The house Cormier built for himself (1930-31) in the Golden Square Mile, an elegant Montréal neighbourhood. Cormier experimented with a variety of styles in the house: Art deco on the facade, monumental on one side and more modernist in the back. Cormier created most of the furniture, with remaining pieces acquired at the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes in Paris

Merrett, Brian

Harder house

Exterior views of a house. "Harder House" inscribed on all versos. Stamped "JOSEPH BAKER ARCHITECT / 1500 SHERBROOKE STREET WEST - MONTREAL25, QUE."

Montreal, Le Château Champlain - Place du Canada

Photographs of the exterior of the building, as well as interiors of L'Escapade and Caf' Conc' (dining areas). The 38 floor hotel is known today as the Marriott Chateau Champlain Hotel.
The interior of the hotel was designed by David T Williams (New York) and Earle A Morrison (Vancouver).

Canada Pacific

Montreal, La Cour Notre Dame

Photographs of the exterior of the building showing the historic facade and renovated courtyard, as well as interior shots of typical rooms in the apartments. Part of a renovation project begun in 1985.

Studio K-3

Nash house

Interior and exterior views of a single family dwelling, a Queen Anne Victorian townhouse with third storey addition and 1960s interior remodeling. Rounded, stuccoed walls and wood panneling can be found in the interior.

Jones, Edward

New York life building, Toronto

Skyscraper office building located at 121 Bloor Street East in Toronto. The building was completed in 1982, and this image was published in the November 1987 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.

North American Life Centre and Xerox Tower, Toronto

Maquette of two office towers with landscaping, shot in colour and black and white. A sticker on the verso of one of the photographs lists the two towers and The North American Life Centre and The Xerox Tower, to be located at the North-West corner of Yonge Street and Finch Avenue.

Lenscape Incorporated

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