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Portrait of a deck hand

Item consists of a black card with rectangular photograph surrounded by plain, embossed border and text in silver at the bottom right, "Lord Photo. Co/ 386 1/2 YONGE ST./ TORONTO. CANADA." Photograph shows a man in double-breasted suit jacket, seated in an upholstered chair, wearing a hat that reads "DECKMAN". He holds a curled piece of paper in his right hand.

Lord Photo Co.

[Portrait of Art Lund]

Item is a studio headshot with white border. Depicts a man in suit jacket and tie with slicked-back hair. Recto ink stamp: "Art Lund." Verso ink stamp "This portrait through courtesy of A. Gilbert Studios, Toronto."

A. Gilbert Studios

St. Lawrence neighbourhood, Toronto - MISSING

Aerial views of the St. Lawrence neighbourhood, a group of townhouses clustered around interior loop roads buffered from adjacent traffic arteries by higher density apartments containing street level retail arcades and with a linear promenade park strip along its entire length. The images were reproduced in an article on the St. Lawrence neighbourhood in the June 1981 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.

Various flattened film packages

Flattened box for Hawk-eye 124 film, 6 exposures. Designed for No. 3 Bull's Eye Kodak and No. 3 Brownie cameras. ca. 1908-1913. The second box contained Allied Photo-Pan Black and White Panchromatic 126 film, 12 exposures. The package is stamped with a process-before date of Dec 1969. The third package contained Kodak Autographic 116 film, 12 exposures for the No. 1A Autographic camera. The package is printed in English, Spanish and German. The date handwritten in pen is given as 1916.

Eastman Kodak Company

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.

Montreal-Dorval International Airport

Photographs of the airport terminal and control tower, showing the runways, parking lots and a parked Trans-Canada Airlines plane. One interior view of the lounge/reading room.

Ed. Bermingham Inc., Commercial Photography

"Cascade" at Hart House

File contains photographs depicting an installation within the interior of Hart House. The art piece is composed of folded metal sheets bolted together, and hangs from the ceiling.

Burley, Robert

Montreal, Place Bonaventure

Photographs of building under construction, different views of exterior, terrace, swimming pool. Photographs of architectural model, illustrations of the building. Eight photographs of Concordia Hall including under construction and development views. Aerial view.

Jowett, H.R.

44-46 Castle Frank road, Toronto

Photograph of a series of semi-detached houses. A piece of paper taped on the back of the photograph gives the location, designer, owner and the award decision from the Canadian Housing Design Council in Ottawa: National Design Award 1969. The photographer's stamp gives the studio as: N. & H. Studio.

N. & H. Studio

Avoca Apartments

Building located at 10 Avoca Ave in Summerhill neighbourhood of Toronto, Canada. File contains 3 photographs and 1 typed note describing the apartment development: 2 exterior views of the two residential towers and 1 interior view. Stamped by the photographer: Panda photography, and one of the prints is also stamped with the Canadian Housing Design Council logo.

Panda/Croydon Associates

Laval, Papineau house

Photograph of the interior of the house. Owned by Andre Benjamin Papineau. Federal heritage building; art gallery. House was build for Montreal architect Andre Benjamin Papineau is located on a river edge. Materials of the house; fieldstone, red cider. Furniture designed be Papineau, except chairs.

Samulewitz, Hans

Portrait of man and woman

Item is a green cabinet card with gold box at bottom edge of card and the text, "Perkins/ 293 YONGE STREET/ TORONTO." Photograph shows a man and woman standing next to a tall, thin table. The woman holds a card in her right hand. The mean wears a dark coat and waist coat with pinstriped trousers. The woman wears a plain dress with fabric gathered over the bustle in the back.

Perkins, Thomas E.

Montreal, Expo 67, Man Pavilions

Construction views and one view of a finished interior, showing the 1967 theme pavilions Man the Explorer and Man the Producer. The various other Man-themed pavilions (not represented in the collection) included: Man in the Community, Man the Provider, Man and his Health, and Man the Creator.

Plywood Manufacturers of B.C.

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

Vancouver, Beaton residence

Folder consists of 4 black and white photographs of the Beaton Residence located in West Vancouver, B.C in
September 1971. The architect on the project was Arthur Mudry.

Pullan, Selwyn

Bowen Island, residence

This folder consists of photographs of the Bowen Island residence. Situated on two acres of a rocky island near Vancouver, the house consists of four connecting pavilions, design to give privacy to the owners while accommodating servants, guests and grandchildren. The design is Massey Medal winner of 1965. The review article was published in Canadian Architect in February 1965, p. 55. There are some B&W photos and a drawing plan of the residence.

Pullan, Selwyn

Portrait of a woman

Item is a cream card with an oval photograph bordered by an embossed floral design. At the bottom right of card, embossed in gold, "Quarrington/ 1336 QUEEN ST. WEST./ TORONTO." Photograph shows a woman in high collared velvet and embroidered dress with earrings.

Quarrington, Joseph F.

[Four Christian monks]

Item is a cabinet card portrait featuring four monks, two seated with two standing behind in a photography studio. The card is greyish blue in colour, and the photographer's stamp on the verso reads: "PHOTOGRAPHERS, / ROMASZKIEWICZ / 1017 BROADWAY, / BUFFALO, N.Y.".

Romaszkiewicz

Montreal, Expo 67, Habitat 67

Before and after construction views of Habitat. Interior views show examples of dwellings. Views at land and aerial level. Example of living and dining areas of one of ther unit by Francisco Furniture Ltd. Photographs of architect drawings and a shot of a model for Habitat.

Jowett, Henry Roger

Vancouver, Courthouse

The provincial law courts are housed in a building designed by well known architect Arthur Erickson who created a building with an incredibly massive glass roof. From the aerial view you can also see the equally large reflecting pond that stretches out above Smythe St. Many of the lawyers and judges have lunch at the restaurant that looks out over this water feature and is open to the general public.
Folder also includes a photographic print of the Habitat Pavilion from June 1980 issue of Canadian Architect magazine. The project received an honour award and was built by Arthur Erikson Architects. The owner of the building is the Government of Canada.

Scott, Simon

Yorkvillism

Yorkvillism is a book created by Ryerson University, Lifetime Developments and the Toronto Star. Book features photographs by Ryerson Image Arts students Eriver Hijano, Arthur Mola, Renee Mun, Andrew B. Myers, Eugen Sakhnenko, and Andrew Williamson. Book was created to highlight Yorkville and was a juried competition - with Arthur Mola as the winner, runner up Andrew Williamson, and honourable mention to Andrew B. Myers.

Lifetime Developments

Portrait of a bride

Item consists of a cream coloured card with thin gold border and grey text embossed at the bottom right, "Simpson Bros/ 357 YONGE/ Toronto." Photograph shows a young woman in white dress with veil and holding a bouquet of roses. She stands in profile, her head bowed a bit towards the flowers in her hands. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "2.50".

Simpson Brothers

[Portrait of Frank Sinatra]

Item is a studio portrait of man wearing white jacket and dark pants, no tie. Possible copy print of existing print. Recto inscription on negative or original print: "To a swell 580 member, fondly, Sinatra." Verso ink stamp: "This portrait through courtesy of A. Gilbert Studios, Toronto."

A. Gilbert Studios

Portrait of a young man with white tie

Item is a portrait photograph on a post card backing, with the back delineated for text and address: "POST CARD/ CORRESPONDENCE" and "ADDRESS ONLY". Along left side, printed sideways, "Post Cards made from any Photo by STANTON PHOTO NOVELTY CO./ Springfield, Ohio". Photograph fills entire front of card, with image printed in oval shape. Very dark suit and background make the white tie and the sitter's face stand out.

Stanton Photo Novelty Co.

Portrait of baby in wicker chair

Item is a brown card with embossed decoration at bottom right of ribbons with text "J.H. STANTON/ FENELON FALLS/ ONT." Photograph of a baby in elaborate lace dress (christening gown?), seated in a wicker chair.

Stanton, James H.

Portrait of two women

Item is a grey card with embossed scroll decoration around an oval photograph of two women in front of a studio backdrop with abstracted plants and a window (probably meant to resemble a conservatory). At bottom left, gold embossed text "STEWART'S STUDIO/ WEST BADEN SPRINGS/ IND."

Stewart's Studio

Scanned architectural drawings of the Toronto Normal School

Scans of architectural drawings taken from the Archives of Ontario in 1984 for Ryerson's Bicentennial display project. Images show various external and internal views of the Normal School building. This file includes printout from Archives of Ontario explaining their collection.

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

Surrey, Ladner Mall

Folder contains an architectural rendering of the Ladner Mall in Ladner, B.C. The architecture firm responsible for the project was Thompson, Berwick & Pratt.

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, John Grinnell residence

Folder contains 3 b&w photographs of the John Grinnell Residence of Vancouver, B.C. The residence was the 1964 Massey award.The architecture firm responsible for the project was Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners, Architects, Engineers, Planners.

Pullan, Selwyn

Montreal, Le 2000 Peel

Artist's conception of the office complex at the corner of Peel Street and Maisonneuve Boulevard. The building was designed to be the world headquarters of the International Air Transportation Association.

[Portrait of Helen Baillie M Dougall]

Item is a white card with vignetted portrait of a young woman. On verso, an elaborate printed design featuring celtic-style scrollwork, cherubs with paint and canvas or a cornucopia. The photographer's name is given as "TOPLEY" with an address at "104 SPARKS ST/ OTTAWA". In the centre, text identifies the photographer as "PHOTOGRAPHER BY APPOINTMENT TO/ HIS EXCELLENCY/ THE MARQUIS OF LOFANE(Sic)/ AND/ HER ROYAL HIGHNESS/ THE PRINCES LOUISE."

Topley

Photolab envelopes

Packaging for photographs, used by various photolabs or photographic developers to deliver finished prints to the consumer. All used, open and empty.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Tru-Vue viewer

Binocular viewer is brown plastic, with black metal slide at the bottom for reel advancement. The eye pieces are fitted with transparent lenses for viewing images against translucent plastic backs--these allow ambient light to illuminate the images from behind. Molded into the body of the viewer is "TRU-VUE, ROCK ISLAND ILL, MADE IN U.S.A., U.S. PAT. 90564", and "INSERT FILM THIS END" (left side). The two-piece cardboard box has a silver top printed with the Tru-Vue logo in black, and a black bottom printed with "Tru-Vue Inc., Pictures With Depth, Rock Island, Illinois, printed and made in U.S.A." in silver.

Tru-Vue Company

YMCA Environmental Learning Centre

File contains photographs depicting interior and exterior views of the YMCA Environmental Learning Centre, located in Kitchener-Waterloo. Interior views feature open common areas, and mechanical features. Exterior views include the angled solarium, the green roof, solar panels, and portions of the wood and steel structure which are burrowed into the earth.

Burley, Robert

Wilfred Laurier University

File contains a certificate from Wilfred Laurier University's President and Vice-Chancellor Max Blouw to commemorate Chancellor Bloomberg's installation. Also included is a business card.

Vancouver, 4001 Mt. Seymour Pkwy

Winner of 1974 CHDC. Jury comments: "Sensitivity to form, exellent siting with good circulation combine to create both unit and community scale very appropriate to the setting. Neighbourhoods are visually identified by use of colour changes. Although these houses are attached, there isa walkway from front to back for each unit plus a separate basement entry.

Roaf, John

Portrait of a young woman in "S" curve dress

Item is a grey card with full body photograph of a young woman standing in a studio setting, with drapering and an urn to the right and a small wooden table with an oval portrait photograph to the left. The girl wears a light dress with dark embroidery in the Edwardian "S" curve style. At the bottom right on the card, embossed in black, "Westlake Bros/ CHATHAM, ONT."

Westlake Brothers

North Bridlewood public school

Exterior view of the single-storey concrete school building, taken in winter, and two interior views of classrooms. 1 classroom with students, 1 art room, empty and cluttered.

Jowett, Henry Roger

Garden Court Apartments

Exterior photographs of an art-deco low-rise apartment building in a manicured landscape, with ivy-covered cottages behind the main gate. Completed around 1939-41, this apartment complex covers a 5.5-acre site located in the Leaside nieghbourhood of Toronto at 1477 Bayview Avenue. The apartment buildings are grouped around a large, central courtyard, landscaped by Dunington-Grubb and Stensson. The building plans eliminated long corridors by having separate entrances and stairways serving four to six apartments, and each apartment extends from one side of the building to the other. Architectural drawings for The Garden Court Apartments are in the Page and Steele Collection at the Archives of Ontario. Five original drawings for the landscape survive in the Dunington-Grubb/Stensson Collection at the University of Guelph.

Kettle, John

Harris, Reginald Vanderbilt

File contains correspondence and agreement between The Ryerson Press, St. Paul's Church, Charles Bennett, and Reginald Harris. Included in the file are:
1) Correspondence and agreement for the book "The Church of St. Paul in Halifax" by R. V. Harris
2) Agreements and correspondence between The Ryerson Press and Reginald Harris for the book "The Oak Island Mystery".

Wooden camera obscura [replica]

Cameras of this kind were used during the 18th and 19th century by artists and travelling tourists to sketch landscapes and buildings. A piece of transparent paper was placed on the matte screen. One could now trace the outlines of the subject as a guide for later elaborate sketching or painting. It was the predecessor of photographic cameras which, after 1839, could record the image by the reaction of chemical substances to light. Later the simple meniscus lenses were replaced by more corrected lens elements.

Nassau, Wilhelm E.

Kodak Developing and Printing Outfit No. 2

Item consists of a cardboard box containing materials necessary to develop film and print black and white photographs at home. Items include a Kodak candle lamp darkroom light, glass chemical stirrer, glass measuring cup, darkroom thermometer, 3 black enameled printing trays, black enameled adjustable printing frame for 95 x 150 mm (3.75" x 6"), 95 x 95mm (3.75" x 3.75"), and 65 x 95 mm (2.5" x 3.75") prints. The set includes the original yellow Kodak box, and an insturction booklet for the use of the set.

Kodak wooden developing tank

Item consists of a wooden box used for black and white film developing, containing a stainless steel round metal film tank and reel for 120mm film, 2 handles for film winding that fit through holes in the box, 1 film spool, and a metal instrument. A metal spool holder is mounted to the inside of the box. To use the developing tank, the film backing paper is attached to a spindle in the wooden developing tank, along with a light-tight cover, all of which are wound onto the spindle. The spindle is then transferred to the metal developing tank to be processed.

Source: Early Photography (2019). Roll-film developing tanks. Retrieved from: http://www.earlyphotography.co.uk/site/entry_D70-X.html

Tru-Vue viewer box set (Tru-Vue company)

Item is a brown plastic 3D viewer built with a push-down lever between the lenses. The lever is designed to rotate a reel containing three-dimensional black and white 35 mm acetate film manufactured by Tru-Vue Company. Images are inserted through the slot on the left side of the lenses. Item comes with square plastic windows to illuminate backs of transparencies on view. Once the film is circulated, it rewinds itself on the right hand side of the viewer. Item comes in original box with 4 original films depicting Pikes Peak Region and Depth Photography. Item also comes with instructions on how to use the Tru-Vue set and an additional business reply card with more instructions for the camera.

Sawyer's View-Master (model B)

Item is a circular brown plastic view master with binocular shape viewer. Item comes with one reel of 7 diametrical, 16 mm colour transparencies of Niagara Falls, New York. Item opens and closes with lock at the top. Lever is designed to rotate transparencies.

Revolving stereoscope viewer (A. Mattey)

Item is a wooden tabletop stereoscope with binocular viewer made with 50 built in glass stereographs of landscapes from Quebec and Montreal, factories and vernacular photography. Top of the stereoscope can open for additional light. Inside the object is a revolving metal belt (patented by Alexander Beckers) holding the stereographs that can be turned by the circular handles on the outside of the viewer.

Written on object: 76/Unis-France Stereoscopes Mattey-Paris/3.

Kodak auto-release

Item is an auto-release shutter mechanism for still cameras, which allowed one to take self pictures. By hooking the shoulder of the cable shutter release from the camera into the extended spring clip, an additional 10 second period was available to take the picture after pushing up the release lever. Instructions are attached.

Eastman Kodak Company

Packard-Ideal shutter

Item is a mechanical shutter with pneumatic operation, includes bulb and tubing. The Packard-Ideal shutter is used behind the lens in large-format view cameras.

Packard Shutter Company

Kodak ektagraphic ir remote control

Item is an Infrared remote control (two pieces, transmiter and receiver) for Ektagraphic slide projectors. These units operates the advance/reverse focus functions function of the projector. Wireless receiver is connected to projector via the wired remote jack. The item comes with original box.

Eastman Kodak Company

Marktime

Item is a clockwork timer that will switch an enlarger On and Off to a preset timefor exposure. A time scale allows settings form 0 to 60 seconds. One can lock a time to repeat it, if neccesary. Includes instruction manual

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