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Lorne Shields Historical Photograph Collection Children
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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 and pictures of the family and children participating in various activities, including fishing, canoeing, horseback riding, and other cottage types of activities. There are also images taken in a photobooth, and photos of the family dog.

Shields, Lorne

Portrait of boy and girl in outdoor scene

Item is a cream cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom, "Thom Winnipeg." Photograph shows two children in front of a painted backdrop, depicting a lake and trees. The boy holds a straw hat and the girl is seated on a wooden chair made of twigs. Another straw hat leans against the chair.

Thom

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, '218051'

William Notman & Son

Portrait of a girl in tartan

Item is a portrait of a little girl in tartan skirt and sash, with black coat and black hat (traditional highland dress?). Photograph is mounted on grey card stock with embossed border and text at bottom in bronze letterpress, "J. Walker/ FERGUS, ONT." On verso, in pencil, "2.00".

J. Walker

Portrait of three children with toys

Item is a pink cabinet card with red backing. In gold letterpress at bottom, "Peppiatt FERGUS." Image is of three children with toys. The youngest is seated in the centre holding a doll in her lap. On the left, a child in striped dress sits on a rocking horse, and to the right, a boy stands holding the reins to a wooden horse head lying on the floor. On verso, in pencil, "1.00".

Peppiatt

Portrait of three children

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with darker beige backing and gold edging. Vignetted image of three children, two girls with long wavy hair and plaid bouses and a boy in button-up coat and tie. On verso, in pencil "Screened/ $10.00"

Portrait of McCallums children

Item is a photograph mounted on card backing, showing 4 children in outdoor setting with studio backdrop. Boy at centre sits on a swing with his sisters on either side, and the youngest seated on a log. On verso, in pencil, "McCallums - Ailsa Craig/ Lived next-door to us -".

Portrait of Mother and Ernie

Item is a white card with black letterpress at bottom edge, "AYERS/ YARMOUTH". Photograph is a portrait of a woman and child in front of a painted landscape backdrop. The woman holds an umbrella and stands behind a wooden fence while her son leans against the fence from the front side. He wears a velvet suit with knee-high striped stockings. On verso, at centre in black letterpress, "THOMAS AYERS/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO/ 3, Clarence Place Regent Rd/ YARMOUTH." Handwritten in black ink across the verso, "Mother & Ernie 1872/ viewed it in America/ on the 3rd of Oct./ 1872/ While I stray from/ home in life's rough/ way Oh teach me from/ my heart to say".

Thomas Ayers

Portrait of two young girls

Item is a cream coloured carte-de-visite featuruing a full length portrait of two young girls, the youngest seated on a high chair wearing a flared dress of light fabric with embroidered patterns around skirt and at centre on chest. Her older sister wears a dress with similar embroidery around the bottom of the skirt.

Portrait of a young girl in embroidered dress

Item is a cream coloured card with full length portrait of a young girl seated on a wrought iron chair wearing an embroidered dress and her curled hair tied back with a ribbon. On verso, photographer's stamp featuring a border of flowers and second border of rope with a crest with castle, unicorn and anchor, and the text "MISS M. A. HESS,/ Photo./ HAMILTON,/ ONT."

Hess, Miss Margaret A.

Portrait of three children in landscape scene

Item is a cream coloured card with gold border and full-length portrait of three children, the youngest seated in a high chair in the middle, standing in front of a painted landscape backdrop. They stand on a patterened floor. On verso, small circular stamp with the text, "ISAAC HORNING,/ ARTIST,/ Talbot Street,/ SIMCOE,/ C. W." At top right, handwritten in pencil, "566".

Horning, Isaac

Portrait of three children

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "Dixon/ Cor. King & Yonge Sts./ TORONTO." Photograph is a full length portrait of three children, with the youngest wearing a velvet coat, tartan skirt and matching socks and seated on a bannister on the left. A girl is seated in a rustic tree branch chair on the right. The boy in the centre wears a sack coat with only the top button fastened. On verso, a lithographed design in gold with the text "ELECTRIC LIGHT PHOTO GALLERY." followed by the image of the front and back of a medal for the Industrial Exhibition Association of Toronto Opened Setp 5th 1879. Beneath that, "Highest Award at Toronto, Kingston and Hamilton./ S. J. Dixon,/ MEMBER OF THE/ Photographers'. Association. of. America./ All Photos made with the New Process./ NO CHANGE OF EXPRESSION./ The Exposure is but One Second./ GALLERY,/ Cor. King and Yonge Sts./ TORONTO./ Not Connected with any other Gallery of the/ Same Name."

Dixon, Samuel J.

Portrait of a young man

Item is a photograph of a boy approximately 10 years old wearing a suit jacket, short tie pinned to a plain white shirt and shorts. He sits on the edge of a table. The photo is mounted on a postcard backing with the text "POST CARD" and a line delineating space for "CORRESPONDENCE" on the left and "ADDRESS ONLY" on the right. At the far left, printed sideways, "Hall & Siggers, Keighley." Handwritten in brown ink across the postcard, "December 31/ 1916/ To Cousin Annie & Maurice/ With Love & Best Wishes/ for/ The New Year".

Hall & Siggers

Portrait of a young girl in bonnet with small shovel

Item is a beige cabinet card with embossed lettering at bottom edge, "Brigham SCARBOROUGH". Photograph is a full length portrait of a young girl standing on a table in front of a stone wall (painted). The giel wears a frilly dress and bonnet and holds a small wooden shovel or scoop. On verso, elaborate border design resembling lace lithographed in a brown ink and at the centre, the text "W D Brigham/ 20, ESPLANADE/ SCABOROUGH". In small print a tthe bottom, "COPYRIGHT Marion, Imp Paris".

W.D. Brigham, Photographer

Portrait of a boy with hat and stick

Item is a cream coloured card with portrait of boy leaning against a book on top of a table. He holds a stick in his right hand and a hat in his left, and wears a sack jacket and waistcoat and his short hair parted in the middle. On verso, and red lithographed photographer's stamp on a green background. "W. H. MIDWINTER,/ Artist and/ Photographer/ 24, College Green,/ BRISTOL./ Copies may be had any time." At the top right, printed sideways in pencil, "4".

W.H. Midwinter

Portrait of a young girl

Item is a white carte de visite with photograph of a young girl in dres with short lace sleeves and a dark sash around the waist. She is seated on fur. At the bottom of the card, in black letterpress, "Grimmett, INSTANTANEOUS PORTRAIT/ PARSONS ST BANBURY." On verso, a form is laid out sideways on the card. "IN ORDERING COPIES IS NOT NECESSARY/ TO SEND THIS PHOTOGRAPH SIMPLY QUOTE/ THIS NO". In black ink, no is given as "1136". "GRIMMETT,/ Art Photographer/ ALL PORTRAITS TAKEN BY AN INSTANTAEOUS PROCESS/ Parsons Street,/ Banbury./ THE NEGATIVE OF THIS PORTRAIT WILL BE PRESERVED SO THAT COPIES MAY BE HAD AT ANY TIME IT CAN BE ENLARGED OR/ REDUCED AND FINISHED IN OIL OR WATER COLOURS".

Grimmett Art Photographer

Portrait of Wemyss Chisholm on rocking horse

Item is a cream coloured card with gold border and a portrait of a child in tartan dress seated on a rocking horse and holding a whip. At the base of the horse, a hat with feathers is sitting on the floor. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "Wemyss Chisholm" followed by the text in pen, "1864-1954". At the centre of the card, a photographers stamp in brown ink, "J. H. GRIFFITHS,/ PHOTOGRAPHER,/ London, C. W./ Copies may be had."

Portrait of a boy in sailor suit with shovel

Item is a white card with textured surface and a portrait of a young boy in a sailor style suit and hat, seated on the edge of a wicker chair and holding a shovel. At the bottom of the card, embossed in gold, with a geometric design, "A. G. PITTAWAY/ 58 SPARKS ST./ OTTAWA." Following the text, a design with three gold medals is embossed into the bottom right corner, reading "WORLDS/ COLUMBIAN/ EXHIBITION/ CHICAGO/ 1893" and "EXHIBITION JAMAICA 1891" and "-RDED/ -RPIZE/ -ARIS/ -889".

Pittaway, Alfred G.

Portrait of a boy with curls in front of a fence of twigs

Item is a light grey cabinet card with full length portrait of a young boy, about 5 or 6 years old, wearing a frilled white dress shirt and dark shorts with dark knee socks. He has curls down to his shoulders in the Fauntleroy fashion. He leans against a diamond-patterened fence made of tree branches and there is the trunk of a tree to the left of the image. Fence is in front of an interior wall, implying a studio setting. At bottom of card in black letterpress, "P. BOGRAND, Wausakee, Wis." On verso, handwritten in pencil, "5-".

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 velvet, pants. At the bottom of the card, embossed in gold, on the left "HERBERT E. SIMPSON/ PHOTOGRAPHER/ 143 COLLEGE STREET/ TORONTO." At the bottom centre, a coat of arms is also embossed, with a lion and unicorn and the motto, "DIEU ET MON DROIT", a variant design on the British Royal Coat of Arms. On the right, also embossed in gold, "SUCCESSOR TO/ LATE/ NOTMAN & FRASER./ COPIES OF THEIR NEGATIVES".

Notman & Fraser

Portrait of Fred Heley with wife and son

Photograph of a family group with husband in naval uniform and child seated between the husband and wife wearing the husband's hat, which reads "HMS TIGER". Behind them, a painted landscape scene. Embossed at the lower right corner, "M. Johnson/ TEDDINGTON". The photograph is mounted flush with a postcard backing. On verso, the text "POST CARD/ BR1778 MADE" is followed by the text "CORREPSONDENCE" on the leftt and "ADDRESS ONLY" on the right. There is a square printed on the upper right with the numbers "23533". Handwritten sideways in pencil, "1920/ Fred Heley/ Wife & Son".

Portrait of two children with a picture book

Item is a dark brown cabinet card with gold letterpress at the bottom reading "Smith/ Galt". Photograph shows two children in dark dresses with pleating down the front seated on hay with palm fronds in the background and holding a picture book open on their laps. On verso, at bottom right, a sticker with the handwritten ink "$4.00/ SW".

Smith

Portrait of a child "Effie" with doll

Item is a pink cabinet card with photograph of a young girl in bonnet holding a doll. At the bottom of the card, in black letterpress, "W. W. Bennett, - Photographer./ THESSALON, ALGOMA." On verso, handwritten in ink, "Effie's picture".

W.W. Bennett, - Photographer

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 arms crossed. The boy on the left is seated on the fur with portraits placed next to him and at his feet. At the bottom of the card, in black letterpress, "W. W. Bennett, - Photographer./ THESSALON, ALGOMA." On verso, handwritten in ink, "Rosa Ashton & Cecil".

W.W. Bennett, - Photographer

Portrait of Jean Fixter

Item is a photographic postcard of a young girl about 1 year old seated on a child-size wicker chair holding a ball. On verso, handwritten in ink sideways, "Jean Fixter/ Christmas/ 1927/ Born September/ 1926".

Portrait of three children

Item is a white card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "C. R. Lundy, Berlin, Ontario". Photograph shows three children, two boys and a girl. The boys are seated on upholstered chairs and the girl stands between them.

Lundy, Chisholm R.

Portrait of a young boy with rifle

Item is a white card with full length portrait of a boy with curls and a suit with frilled dress shirt in Fauntleroy style. A fur pelt is on the ground at the right and the boy holds a gun. At the bottom edge in gold letterpress, "Lind/ MARINETTE,/ WIS." At the centre of the text, a design with shield, a ship and the text "SEMPER FIDELIS". On verso at bottom right edge, handwritten in pencil, "10-".

Lind

Portrait of a young girl with canoe

Item is a cream card with gold letterpress at the bottom edge reading "Barraud Bros. BARRIE, ONT." Photograph is a full length portrait of a girl holding a puruse and standing in front of a scenic backdrop showing a river and trees. The edge of a canoe is visible on the left and a pile of hay and dried leaves on the right.

Barraud Studio

Portrait of a boy in sailor suit with walking stick

Item is a green card with gold border and full length portrait of a young boy (about 5 years old) leaning against a wooden fence holding a walking stick. He wears a sailor style suit with rope necklace and a dark hat with ribbon sits at his feet. Painted landscape with trees behind him. On verso, elaborate gold lithographed design with oval pearl and ribbon border and the text "W. H. GOUGH/ Artist/ & PHOTOGRAPHER,/ 7, SWANSWEEL ST./ COVENTRY./ ALL NEGATIVES KEPT/ COPIES CAN ALWAYS BE OBTAINED THIS OR ANY/ OTHER PORTRAIT CAN BE ENLARGED & FINISHED/ IN OIL OR WATER COLORS." Handwritten at the upper left corner in ink, "24/ Aug 1885".

W. H. Gough

Portrait of William von Wedelstaedt Haskell

Item consists of a grey card with white paper border around photograph of a young boy, 10 years old, wearing a suit jacket, high white collar, striped bowtie and a chain and kerchief in his pocket. At the bottom of the card, embossed in silver, "J A Brush/ MINNEAPOLIS". On verso, handwritten in black ink, "William von Wedelstaedt Haskell/ Ten yrs old".

Brush, J.A.

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 two children

Item is a white cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge. On the left, a design with a shield and the letters "L" "C" and "O" intertwined. On the right, "Owens Ground floor Studio/ S. MILL ST./ NEW CASTLE, PA." Photograph is a vignetted portrait of two children about 2 and 4 years old, with white blouses and large white ties done in bows around their necks.

Owens Ground floor Studio

Portrait of two children

Item is a beige card with photograph of two children, a girl seated on a wicker chair and a boy standing next to her. The edge of a painted scene is visible on the right, with column and vines. On verso, a sticker affixed upside down reads "FENNER & CO.,/ Photographers,/ No. 146 Yonge Street,/ TORONTO."

Fenner & Co.

Children's meeting group

Item consists of a photograph of a group fo children standing on the steps and in the path in front of a wooden house, the men's dormitory in a factory compound. On verso, handwritten in pen, "A children's meeting I attend every Saturday/ afternoon in the big spinning factory/ which employs 1000 people. The/ children belong to families who live in the/ factory compound & we hold our meeting/ at their request in the recreation rooms/ of the men's dormitory. I play the baby organ./ You would think I had a cross over my head./ I don't know what it is sticking up there."

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."

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 banner at the front that reads "106th/ WOLF CUBS/ DO YOUR BEST".

Portrait of a newsboy

Item consists of a cream card with embossed text at bottom edge, "DINGELDEY'S/ 780 JEFFERSON ST./ BUFFALO, N.Y." Photograph shows a boy with loose dress shirt and cropped pants holding a newspaper and wearing a beaten hat which looks to be fashioned out of newspaper.

Dingeldey's

Family in yard

Item is a photograph mounted on dark green/grey card. The image shows a group of people, very casual, two men, one boy, one woman and two small girls outside on a lawn with trees near the side of house. A sign in the foreground reads "KEEP OFF/ THE/ GRASS".

Group outdoors with Cherokee banner

Item is a photograph mounted on dark grey card with an outdoor gathering. There are sevarl women, some in hats, one older man, a younger man and two young boys in the frame. The are all seated and hold a banner reading "CHEROKEE" at their feet. The banner probably refers to the place.

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 girl with jump rope, on balcony

Item is a white cabinet card with gold border and image a young girl, seated on a window ledge with a jump rope and a small (stuffed or stone?) birl to the left. At bottom of card, in gold letterpress, "VANDYKE & BROWN/ PHOTOGRAPHERS" and at right "31 BOLD ST & 34 CASTLE ST/ LIVERPOOL." On verso, royal seal appears at top with large sideways lettering in centre "Vandyke & Brown". At upper left, "ARTISTE(sic) PHOTOGRAPHERS/ MINIATURE & PORTRAIT PAINTERS." Mid right "31, BOLD STREET/ AND/ 34, CASTLE STREET/ LIVERPOOL." At bottom right, "Negatives kept/ Copies may be had." and at centre "CARTES & CABINET PORTRAITS/ COLOURED TO ORDER."

Vandyke & Brown, Photographers

Portrait of three girls in matching dresses

Item is a brown bi-fold card with art-deco style foliate embossed design on front. Inside portrait of three young girls, two seated on an upholstered floral bench and one standing. All wearing matching dresses. Possible forest scene in background (too dark). At bottom right, ink black letterpress, "M.M. Morton,/ LINDSAY, ONT."

M.M. Morton

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

Portrait of child at desk with magazine

Item is a grey card with photograph of a young girl sitting at a table with an opened magazine. She leans across it, looking at the camera. At bottom right, embossed geometric decoration with letter "N" and the text "CHAS. M. NOBLE,/ 11 KING ST. W.,/ TORONTO, ONT."

Noble, Charles H.

[Young girl posed on a chair]

Item is an unmounted tintype featuring an image of a young blond girl sits in a chair, in a studio portrait with elaborate background. Her one leg is crossed underneath her. The chair is made of wood, and looks like branches. She wears a sailor style dress.

Portrait of Lee Alderson

Item is a green, textured card with photograph of a boy standing in front of a floral wallpaper with a striped ottoman at the side. Boy wears a jacked and cap. On verso, in pencil, "Lee Alderson" and a sticker at top right, "5.00".

[Portrait of two boys]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of one young boy and one adolescant boy. The older one sits in a chair, while the younger perches on the armrest. The younger boy is wearing a suit with vest and jacket, top two buttons done only. The older boy has no jacket, but wears a vest with a tie. He is leaning his arm against opposite armrest, with legs crossed. Casual pose.

[Portrait of two boys on chair]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of one young boy and one older boy. The older one sits in a chair, while the younger perches on the armrest, on his right. The younger boy is wearing a jacket that is buttoned up. The older boy has a jacket, only top button done up, with vest and tie. Both arms are on armrest, with legs crossed. The younger boy's face is slightly blurred, from moving it during exposure. It looks to be same studio, props and seating arrangement as 2008.001.1811.

[Portrait of young boy standing]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a young boy, with body stand obvious in background. Little boy is standing, with right arm leaning on chair armrest. He wears short trousers, above the boot tops, and the boots have side-button closures, in keeping with the style of the 1870s. His cheeks are tinted pink.

[Portrait of boy in bowtie]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a boy in dark suit with white shirt and black bowtie. Chain watch in vest. He is sitting and his right arm leans on the armrest. White cloth as background. His hair is combed forward across forehead, and wings out at the sides - hairstyle is in keeping with boys hairstyles of 1870s. Top corners of tintype are rounded.

[Portrait of a child sitting on chair]

Item is an unmounted studio portrait of a young girl in a dress sitting in a chair with a cap and tassle hanging off the left side. Her feet are crossed and her hands rest on her lap. Her head rests against the back of the chair. She is wearing a frilly blouse with a necktie under a coat with a skirt.

[Group portrait of six children]

Item is an unmounted group studio portrait of six children set agains a landscape background. Four children in front are seated,and two stand behind. Two seated on the same chair on the right appear to be toddlers. The two standing behind, one girl & one boy, are older than the rest. The girls wear dresses with big white lace collars, very fashionable in children's fashion from the 1870s. All four corners are angled off.

[Portrait of a little girl]

Item has a cream coloured card-frame with embossed vignetting around oval opening. Tintype is of a little girl sitting on a chair, her right arm resting on the chair's armrest. Her other hand is in her lap. She stares at the camera.She is wearing a plaid dress, with black detailing. Her hair is pulled back from her face. Her cheeks are tinted pink. Gem size?

[Portrait of two little girls]

Item is a black hinged, with a cloth binding, case with tintype inside, held in with a brass mat and cover glass. Closes with a metal clasp. The inside cover is fitted with a cushion of red velvet paper. The image side is framed in red also. The tintype is a portrait of two little girls, one standing and the other sitting. Both look at the camera.

[Portrait of a toddler with a basket]

Item is a cased ambrotype, covered in paper, no front cover. Metal loop at the top suggests it was a frame as opposed to a case. Ambrotype held in with brass mat, cover glass and a soft brass preserver. Image is of a girl toddler, sitting on a chair, holding a basket. She wears a dress with black piping.

[Portrait of man and infant]

Item is a cased ambrotype, but front cover is gone leaving image side uncovered. Black case with metal clasp. Image side has brass mat, cover glass and sof brass preserver. Image is of a man with glasses seated and holding a child who is standing up on a chair. The child has one hand on the man's chest. The man has a beard. Both their cheeks are tinted pink.

[Portrait of a young girl]

Item is a brown hinged with tape case with daguerreotype inside, held in with a brass mat, cover glass and brass preserver. Inside cover is a soft red velvet cushion with detail of a butterfly. Red cloth frames image side too. Image is of a young girl, staring at camera, in a polka dot dress with white lace collar. Her hair is in two braids. One arms rest across her stomach. Her cheeks are tinted pink.

[Portrait of two young girls]

Item is a cased ambrotype, but front cover does not match back cover, not hinged, separated from each other. Front cover is brown with two metal clasps, and back cover is black case with one metal clasp. Inside front cover is a red velvet soft cushion with detail of a flower. Image side has brass mat, soft brass preserver but no cover glass, ambrotype is not protected. Image is of two young girls sitting side by side and holding hands. They look directly at the camera. Both wear dresses, one on left has a plaid one on, and girl on right has a polka dotted dress. Girl on right has long ringlets and has freckles. Girl on left has her hair up and parted down the middle. Both wear the same necklace with locket. Their cheeks are tinted pink.

Grandfather Bird in his young days

Item is a hinged union case (plastic case) with scroll design. Die Engraver is Frederick C. Key, Casemaker is S. Peck and Company who began manufacturing in 1852, as per example in Union Cases: A Collector's Guide to the art of America's First Plastics by Clifford and Michele Krainik p. 173. Inside cover has a brown velvet cushion. Image side has brass matt, cover glass and brass preserver over tintype. Image is of a little boy, right hand on armrest. Cheeks tinted pink.

[Portrait of Emma Margaret Holmes or Ellen Jane Holmes as a small child]

Item is a hinged union case (plastic case) with design of "Night with Her Children, Sleep and Death" based on an engraving of Bertel Thorvaldsen's popular bas-relief. "The angel is a messenger holding dominion over Sleep and Death," p. 149 of same book mentioned in 2008.001.1870. Casemaker is S. Peck and Company which began manufacturing after 1852. Chosen case reflects sentiments of a newspaper clipping found inside case that reads :

"Died . Holmes - In Adeleide, on the 15th of February, 1878, of diptheria, Emma Margaret, aged 4 years, and Ellen Jane, on the 20th February, 1878, aged 10 years and 4 months, daughters of Mr. O.C. Holmes, of Adelaide. The grief-striken parents have the sympathy of their neighbors in their great bereavement."

Image is a tintype of a baby in long white gown, pink cheeks, being held by unidentified person, most likely the mother. Inside cover has a red velvet cushion which falls out when case is opened, to reveal hidden beneath it a piece of floral cloth as well as the newspaper clipping. Image is held in place with a cover glass, brass matt and brass preserver. Date for tintype based on daughters ages from newspaper clipping.

English church

Cyanotype image of a church on a country road, with a child standing in driveway. Gate to church is closed. Inscription handwritten in black ink on recto "English Church." Paper is very thin. Dated 1904 because same handwriting as 2008.001.1881.

The rat-catcher of Hameln

Magic lantern used to project this type of circular slide was of German design, and was available c.1850. Magic lantern slides were popular in the 1890s. This design was for domestic use, and the slide was illuminated by an oil lamp,and projected a circular image. The slides, often hand coloured, were often mounted six to a small disk. This one in particular has eight hand coloured images. It tells the story of the pied piper or the rat-catcher of Hameln, a town in Germany, who comes into a small village and leads the rats away, only to return when he receives no payment, to lead the children away. The title is written on the slide in three languages, English, French (Le preneur de rats de Hameln) and German (Der rattenfanger v. Hameln)

[Baby in Bed]

Item consists of two photographs of a baby in a white dress sleeping in a bed. The baby is propped up on some pillows in a single bed. These appear to be the same photograph printed twice at different exposures.

[Little Girl in Baby Carriage]

Item consists of two black and white photographs of a little girl popping out of a baby carriage. In one photograph, the little girl is looking up, and in the other photograph she is looking out. The carriage is parked in the front or back of a house. There is ivy covering the house. There is a 0.5 cm white border surrounding the image. The back of both photographs are stamped in black ink "532C".

Shields, Lorne

[Women and Girls Sitting on a Porch]

Item consists of a black and white photograph of three women and thee girls sitting on the steps of a porch. The young woman on the left is wearing a dark dress and appears to be holding a camera. The woman in the middle is wearing white and holding a young girl in her lap. The woman on the right is wearing a dark dress and a wide brimmed hat with ornaments, and a sash. All three of the young girls are wearing white dresses. The house appears to be in a rural area.

[Children on a Hammock]

Item consists of a black and white photograph of a boy and young girl sitting on a hammock. The boy is wearing shorts and boots and has his mouth open, laughing. The young girl is wearing a white dress and headband. They are sitting close to one another. Behind the hammock are trees and a ball in the grass, and in the background, there is a lake. The photograph has some motion blur. There is a 0.4 cm white border around the image.

[Woman, Baby and Wicker Pram]

Item consists of a black and white photograph of a woman sitting beside a baby on some grass. Beside them is a wicker chair with a light coloured pillow and a wicker baby carriage. They appear to be sitting in the back yard of a home. There is an uneven white border surrounding the image. On the back of the photograph is handwritten "August 9th 1914".

Baby Rer. 6 wks.

Item consists of two black and white photographs of a woman lifting a baby out of a wicker baby carriage. The woman and carriage are on a walkway to the front of a house. There are some flowers in the background. The carriage is posed diagonally, baby and woman are looking at each other. The photos appear to be developed and fixed improperly, as there are liquid markings and fingerprints on the prints. The two images are identical but flipped and cropped differently. One is lighter than the other. On the back of each photograph is handwritten in black pen "Baby Rer. 6 wks."

[Man and Woman with Baby]

Item consists of two black and white photographs of a man and a woman with a baby. In each photograph, they hold the baby individually. They appear to be on the front porch of a brick house. The man is wearing a suit and the woman is wearing a long dark dress.

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.

Portrait of a young girl and boy

Item is a black card with rectangular photograph surrounded by plain, embossed border and the text at the bottom right, "E & R. Trull/ NEW LISKEARD,/ ONT." Photograph shows a young girl standing on an ornate wicker chair with the young boy standing on the ground next to her.

Trull, E. & R.

Portrait of a young boy

Item is a brown bi-fold card with rose and vine decoration embossed at top left. Inside, full body photograph of a young boy in white shirt with large lapels and short trousers held up by suspenders. Embossed in brown at bottom right, "Lynde/ West Toronto".

Lynde, Robert J.

Portrait of girl and baby

Item is a grey cabinet card with beige border and a photograph of a young girl, probably around 6 or 7 years old, in a a dark coloured dress with light coloured stiching and ribbons. She holds a bouquet of flowers in her right hand and stands next to a chair on which is seated a baby in a white dress. A studio backdrop of curtains and faux mantlepiece are behind them.

Group portrait of children

Item consists of a beige card with photograph pasted on slightly smaller than the area designed for it. The photograph shows a group of 5 children, 2 girls and 3 boys. The girl at the left wears dark, high collared dress with bishop sleeves and ringlets in her short hair. The older girl in the centre wears a more dated sleeve style, fitted as in the 1880s, with a loose bodice and lace neckline and sleeve caps. The boys wear fitted sack coats buttoned at the top button only. The youngest in the picture wears what is probably a Fauntleroy suit, consisting of a velvet jacket, wide lace collar and ruffle down the front of his shirt. On verso, handwritten in ink, "Mrs Hyram Shelton".

Portrait of a young boy and girl

Item consists of a grey card with embossed decoration at bottom left of a shield(?) and at the right, "Owen's Ground floor Studio/ 6, MILL ST./ NEW CASTLE, PA." Photograph is a full length portrait of a boy in sailor style suit and girl in white dress with wide lace collar. The girl is seated in a wicker chair. In the background, a studio scene with trees.

Owens Ground floor Studio

Portrait of a boy with toy horses and carriage

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with full length portrait of a young boy, probably about 5 or 6 years old, in a wool suit with checkered tie, standing at a table with toy horse and carriage. At the bottom left of the photograph, handwritten in pencil, "Bowmanville". On verso, photographer's stamp reads "R. & H./ O'HARA,/ Photographers,/ Booksellers, Insurance/ Agents, & c.,/ MARKET BUILDINGS./ BOWMANVILLE./ Extra copies/ at any time."

R. & H. O'Hara

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