North and Central America

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1000001 Map of North and Central America

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4955 Archival description results for North and Central America

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Hotel Admiral, 249 Queen's Quay west, Toronto

One small colour photograph in which the sign "Hotel Admiral" is visible on the roof of the building. The two black and white prints show the hotel under construction. The building was purchased by Radisson and became the Radisson Admiral Hotel.

James, Arthur

505 Broadview avenue, Toronto

Photograph of the front lawn and porch of a house on Broadview Avenue. A concrete footpath has been laid from the sidewalk to the front porch, designed to circle around the base of a tree in the way.

Burrow, Gordon

Portrait of a woman with violin

Item is a bi-fold card with mottled green pattern and embossed floral decoration at upper left. Inside portrait of a woman holding a violin. In black letterpress, at bottom inside "Herbert E. Paige/ 259 1/2 YONGE ST./ TORONTO"

Herbert E. Paige

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

Prince of Wales

Item is a photograph of a busy street with pedestrians, carriages, and men in uniform. Inscription on verso reads "Edward Albert, Prince of Wales' first visit to Canada. Taken near the art gallery, Montreal where the salute was taken, Monday Oct 1919."

[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 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."

[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.

Kodak Stereo

Item is a stereo camera for creating two 24 x 24 mm exposures on standard 35mm cartridge film. The camera has a built in sprit level to ensure that ideal stereo effect is achieved. Kodak produced a corresponding Kodaslide Stereo Viewer and proprietary stereo slide holders for viewing images shot with the camera. Lenses are Kodak Anaston F3.5/35mm with a Kodak Flash 200 shutter.

Nimslo 3D

Item is a four-lens, three-dimensional camera developed by Jerry Curtis Nims and Allen Kwok Wah Lo and manufactured in the UK. The camera has a plastic body and 4 identical lenses, coupled with a shutter that exposes the four square images in synch. When exposed, 35mm film was sent to the Nimslo Co. in England and a few other specialty labs. The customer received developed, autostereo (lenticular) colour prints, which allow a true stereo image without the use of glasses. This process was also developed by Nims and Lo.

Kodak Stereo Camera

Item is a brown Kodak Stereo Camera for two 23 x 24 mm exposures on standard 35mm cartridge film. The camera had a built in sprit level to ensure ideal stereo effect was achieved. Kodak produced a corresponding Kodaslide Stereo Viewer and proprietary stereo slide holders for images shot with this camera. Lenses are Kodak Anaston F3.5/35mm with a Kodak Flash 200 shutter. The viewfinder is between the two lenses.

Kodachrome Stereo Transparencies

Item consists of 80 Kodachrome and Anscochrome stereo colour transparencies, fragments of developed 35mm colour film, 3 35mm slides, and 1 paper index in a blue case with the wordds Busch Verascope on a plate on the front. Images are snapshots of family, sports games, landscapes, The Canadian Pacific Railway, the Canadian Rockies. boating, beaches, Arowhon Pines, Lake Mistassini, New York City, and various fur fasions being modeled.

Image Arts

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

184 Roxborough drive, Toronto

Photograph of the extension built onto the back of the Georgian heritage property. The addition won the Award for Residential Design in 1971 from the Canadian Housing Design Council. Text on the back of the photograph gives extracts of Jury report.

45, 47 and 49 Front street East, Toronto

2 contact sheets with 8 black and white images of the exterior and interior of 45 and 47 Front street, which comprise part of a larger commerical building originally constructed in 1872-3 by Walter Strickland. The cast iron front elevation is original; the interiors were refitted by Stone & Kohn in the early 1980s. Alternate titles include: Beardmore Building, Griffiths Building

45 Charles street East, Toronto

Black and white photographs of an office tower. 3 of the 4 photographs were printed by Panda Associates Photography and have the company's stamp on the verso.

Panda Associates Photography and Art Services

Neilson building, Toronto

Photographs of a 3-storey glass and concrete office building, square in shape and symmetrical in design. Photographed in winter, with snow on the ground.

Jowett, Henry Roger

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

Northeast Court restaurant development

Exterior view of restaurant with glass atrium and steel(?) roof. Signs for "Pappr's good eats" and "St. Hubert Bar-B-Q" in the foreground. Designed for Northeast Land Incorporated by E.D.A. Collaborative Inc., Landscape Architects and Alfred Szeto Architect. Building was located at Finch Avenue, East of Kennedy Road in Toronto.

Paul Kane house

Photographic reproduction of an architectural elevation on postcard backing. The original stucco cottage built in 1853 was renovated twice by the original owner, Paul Kane. It was owned by the Kane family until 1903, then it was briefly used as a church hall by the Evangelical Church of the Deaf. The property was leased by the Church-Isabella Residents Co-operative Inc. in 1985 and incorporated into a larger residential development.
(Information taken from Toronto Historical Board plaque on property.)

Lord Simcoe Hotel

Exterior views of high rise hotel constructed ca. 1957, located at 150 King Street West. It was replaced by the Toronto Stock Exchange Tower in 1983.

Western section, Gardiner Expressway, concept drawings

Illustrations showing an idealized reconstruction of the section of the Gardiner Expressway between Bathurst Street and Sunnyside Pavilion (near the base of Parkside Drive), extending to the waterfront. Drawings include the addition of a new waterfront park, viewing platforms hung under the raised expressway, Front Street is extended to the west, and an amusement pier at Sunnyside. The designs were commissioned as part of an OAA Charrette, and the images were published in the July 1987 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.

Educational buildings, SEF program (Study of Educational Facilities)

Photographs of buildings constructed under the SEF (Study of Educational Facilities) program by the Metropolitan School Board. These buildings were featured In the article "SEF - A Critical Evaluation" published in Canadian Architect, February 1972, pp.26-33. The buildings are used as a critique of the SEF program by prominent Toronto Architects, including:Howard V. Walker, Ronald M. Glaiser, W. T. Pentland, George A. Robb, John N. Shaw, and Alan Wilcox. The buildings themselves are not named in the article, but Denlow Public School, Brooks Road Junior Public School, and Don Valley Junior High School have been identified. Articles on SEF also appeared in Canadian Architect, December 1969 and April 1971.

Toronto, Tartu College [student residence]

Exterior view of a high rise residential building. A piece of paper adhered to verso gives details of the Canadian Housing Design Council Award for Residential Design that this building received in 1971. Extract from Jury report: "The jury admired the planning approach which resulted in the living groups formed by the plan of this building. It is a good, competant structure which is clean in appearance, positive and strong. Its relationship to the street is very good." Designer: Elmar Tampold, J. Malcolm Wells Architects. The building is located at the corner of Bloor Street and Madison Avenue in Toronto and is a co-ed housing complex for post-secondary students, founded by the Estonian community in Toronto.

Panda/Croydon Associates

Travel office

Interior views of an unidentified travel agency office, showing hallyways, reception areas and offices. Example of a renovation of a linear space. Some glazed walls and brightly painted trim.

Leith, Ian

Ernest Thompson Seton Park, Toronto

View of a bridge in the park. Photograph is stamped on the back: "This is the property of Raymond Moriyama, Architect." E. T. Seton Park is located in the Central Don area of the West Don River valley, south of Eglinton Avenue East. The parkland was acquired from the Flemingdon Development Corporation in the 1960's for the Metropolitan Toronto Zoo, which was eventually built in the Rouge Valley. Beginning July 1, 1965, the Province of Ontario leased the north-east corner of the park from the former Metropolitan Toronto for ninety-nine years to operate the Ontario Science Centre.

Metropolitan Central YMCA

Photographs of the interior and exterior of the pink brick building, designed as a series of 5 separate buildings. Views include a theatre with hardwood and granite floors, hallways, stairwells, an indoor pool area with coffered ceiling, outdoor track, and aerial views of the building.

Spalding-Smith, Fiona

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.

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