North and Central America

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1000001 Map of North and Central America

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North and Central America

  • UF North America
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North and Central America

4955 Archival description results for North and Central America

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[Portrait of a Boy]

Item consists of a black and white photograph of a young boy. The young boy is wearing a formal suit and tie, and is looking off to the right. The photograph was shot in H.E. Peagam's studio in Toronto, Ontario. H.E. Peagam was photographer that had a studio at 32 Temperance Street in Toronto in 1893, and one at 254 Yonge Street in Toronto 1901 - 1922. The portrait of the boy is cut into an oval (measuring approx. 5 x 7 cm) and has a small even white border. The oval photograph is pasted onto a black piece of card measuring 9.25 x 13.25 cm. On the bottom right of the card is embossed with "H.E. Peagam, Toronto, ONT"

H.E. Peagam

[Portrait of a Young Woman]

Item consists of a sepiatoned black and white portrait of a young woman. The portrait is circular with a soft edge. The woman has her hair tied up around her head and is looking off to the left. She is wearing a black dress with a white lace collar and a long necklace that falls out of the frame. The photograph is housed a card. The card is yellowed with an embossed emblem on the top left on the front. Also on the front, on the bottom right, is the name of the photographer "A.R. Ward 289 Yonge St. Toronto". 289 Yonge Street is located right at Yonge and Dundas in Toronto. There is a translucent paper inside the card to further protect the photograph.

Ward, A. R.

[Portrait of a boy in sailor suit]

Item is a brown bi-fold card with text at the bottom edge of the front left flap in black letterpress: "Portrait by Bayer, Charlottetown, P.E.I." Inside, a photograph of a boy in a sailor-style suit holding a small toy ship in his left hand. A piece of knotted rope hangs from his shirt pocket.

Bayer, J. A. S.

[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 in purple tie]

Item is a cream coloured card with photograph of a man wearing a suit with hand-coloured purple tie. On verso, design in gold ink for the Notman Studio: "W. NOTMAN" with the Royal Crest at the centre and a ribbon wrapping that which reads "PHOTOGRAPHER TO/ HER MAJESTY" followed by the locations of studios in "MONTREAL/ OTTAWA/ TORONTO/ & HALIFAX". At four corners of the design are images of medals, which read clockwise from top left, "LONDON" "1862/ LONDINE/ HONORIS/ CAUSA/ 1862" "1867" and "NAPOLEON III EMPEROR/ PARIS".

Notman, William

[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.

[Portrait of a young woman, outdoors]

Item is a cream coloured bi-fold card (3 flaps) with the embossed drawing of a viking ship on the top left of the outer flap. Inside, a photograph of a young woman outdoors, smiling, and leaning against a pile of metal or concrete tubes, with shipping crates behind her in the distance. On the mat around the photograph, embossed in brown, "H.A. Osborne/ PENTANGUISHENE,/ ONT."

Osborne, H.A.C.

[Portrait of men in car at Stanley Park]

Item is a matte borderless print mounted on brown mat with darker brown border. Depicts six men in open-top car on a forest road. There is a large tree trunk directly behind the car. Recto embossed caption, bottom right: "Stanley Park photographers, Vancouver B.C."

Stanley Park Photographers

[Portrait of two women both seated]

Item is in a cream coloured card-frame embossed opening, with embossed letters "Potter's Patent March 7 1865." Which is how we dated the tintype. Photograph is a studio portrait of two women, both seated, arms resting on the one armrest with fringes. Woman on right is dressed all in black, with black hat and veil - perhaps mourning wear. The woman on the left is in full skirt with black trim and black top, white collar and black hat. Both have pink tinted cheeks.

[Portrait of two women]

Item has a cream card-frame embossed opening, with embossed letters "Potter's Patent March 7 1865." Which is how we dated the tintype. Photograph is a studio portrait of two women, both standing, side by side. Both women wear hats. One on left wears a dark shirtwaist, with a striped full skirt with hair tied neatly back and little bow at the neck. Woman on right has a dark dress, buttons down the front with a small white collar, in fashion in the 1860s. Her hair is shoulder lenght ringlets, also in fashion in the 1860s. Both have pink tinted cheeks.

[Portrait of women and baby in a family group]

Item is a brown bi-fold card with an embossed design with shield and helmet on the front left flap, beneath which is the photographer's name in letterpress: "A.E. Lyon/ Photo./ Charlottetown, P.E.I." Inside, a photograph is adhered to the card showing three women in a studio, one holding a baby. All 4 are identified by a handwritten note on the inside of the right flap.

Lyon, A.E.

[The Beebee Project]

Three sections are featured on this videotape. The first two sections are a documentary of two expeditions that takes place in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Bermuda. The first expedition features Eugenie Clark and Emory Kristof as they dive 1 1/2 miles deep to the ocean floor to study and record the six-gill shark, a relatively recently discovered shark that lives deep in the ocean. With the aid of bait the team and discovers that this part of the ocean floor is not as barren of animal life as once thought, and that the six-gill shark is probably both predator and scavenger to be able to live at these depths. The second expedition features a team of scientists as they dive 3000 feet deep into to mid-waters to record the bizarre and unusual sea life found at these lightless depths. The expeditions are referred to as the Beebee Project, in homage of the important discoveries made by William Beebee and Otis Barton, pioneer underwater explorers. The third section is raw footage of Joe MacInnis doing takes for presentations about undersea explorations and the human condition.

MacInnis, Joseph B.

[The Steam Man]

CDV size card with albumen image. Image is the invention of Zadoc P. Dederick. Inscription on verso "Geo. O. Bedford's Park Gallery, 166 Broad St., Newark, N.J. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1868, by Zadoc P. Dederick, in the clerk's office of the District Court for the district of New Jersey." Dederick invented The Steam Man and patented him in March of 1868. The Steam Man was a steam powered pair of legs rigidly attached on a horizontal swivel to the front of a carriage. Hence the carriage was able to be steered. The body of the Man is the boiler and the driving cylinder is mounted on the back. Seems like this CDV was used along with the patent (#75874).

Geo. O. Bedford's Park Gallery

[Three young men and a car]

Item is a snapshot photograph of three young men and a car. Two are standing beside the car while one is inside. Car is parked outside infront of some trees, picket fence and a shed. Back of the photograph has handwritten in black ink: 'Winston Hoyle 31 Concord Street Coaticook Que.'

[Women on a Hill in San Francisco]

Item consists of a black and white photograph of two women laying on a hill in front of the city of San Francisco. The Golden Gate Bridge is visible in the background on the right. There is a large tree to the left of them. One woman is wearing a blazer and a scarf and has her eyes closed. The other woman is looking to the right and has a cigarette in her hand. There is a large 1.25 cm white border around the image.

[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 carriage with sunflowers]

print on grey mat board depicting horse and carriage. Large sunflower decorations and several riders. Embossed recto caption, bottom left: "Dinkler, Chapman St. Greenfield Mass." Verso inscription, pencil: "John Wilson #11" Image transfer on verso from another platinum print.

[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.

[horse-drawn float with ram]

print on grey mat board. Depicts parade float with ram crest (and zodiac symbol?), evergreen branches, riders, and grandstand in background. Embossed recto caption, bottom left: "Dinkler, Chapman St. Greenfield Mass." Verso inscription, pencil: "#24 March." Image transfer on verso from another platinum image.

[horse-drawn float with vase]

print on gery mat board. Depicts horse-drawn parade float with arches, large vase, coat of arms, children riders. Embossed recto caption, bottom left: "Dinkler, Chapman St. Greenfield Mass." Verso inscription, ink: "Sept- 90." Image transfer on verso from platinum print.

[horse-drawn float, plymouth rock]

print mounted on grey mat board. Depicts horse-drawn parade float marked "9," "landing of Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock." Background is a fairground with grandstand, decorated coaches, american flag. Embossed caption, bottom left: "Dinkler, Chapman St. Greenfield Mass." Verso inscription, pencil, "Pilgrims landing at Plymouth Rock #6." Image transfer on verso from another platinum print.

[horse-drawn mayflower float]

print on grey mat. Depicts forse-drawn parade float in the shape of a ship. Reads: "Mayflower 1620." Riders have pilgrim costumes on. Embossed recto caption, bottom left: "Dinkler, Chapman St. Greenfield Mass." Verso inscription "Mayflower #5." Image transfer on verso from another platinum print.

[horse-drawn turkey float]

Print on grey mat. Depicts horse-drawn parade float with turkey, coat of arms, and children riders. Embossed recto caption, bottom left: "Dinkler, Chapman St. Greenfield Mass." Verso inscription, ink: "Nov 32." Image transfer on verso from platinum print.

[liquid oxygen truck]

glass covered slide, silver mat, red taped edges. Depicts tanker truck in front of building. Back of truck reads "Liquid Oxygen produced by Canadian Liquid Air Company" Building sign reads "Canadian Liquid Air Co Ltd."

[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.

eBay Offices

File contains photographs depicting interior views of eBay offices. Shots feature the open office, dining space, meeting rooms, and a circulation space with seating.

Burley, Robert

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."

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."

the Handle

Item is a large sized instant camera in a grey, blue and black plastic housing with a large handle on the left hand side for easy handling. It is an example of one of Kodak's short attempt at instant film, prior to the loss of a patent infringement case with Polaroid in which Kodak was ordered to cease production of any instant film related products.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

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