Item 2008.001.1405 - Portrait of a boy in sailor suit with shovel

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Portrait of a boy in sailor suit with shovel

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  • [between 1893-1900] (Creation)
    Pittaway, Alfred G.

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1 photograph: 15.2 x 11

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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".

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Very good. The image is a bit pink and faded int eh highlights. There is some staining on the top of the card.

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