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[Portrait of Helen Baillie M Dougall]
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- Graphic material
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[ca. 1880] (Creation)
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1 photograph : b&w, on card mount ; 16.5 x 10.3 cm
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Topley was a photography studio located in Ottawa, Ontario.
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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."
Poor. The card is torn in various places, there is a red stain at the top of the image and on the back at the lower left. The image is yellowed.
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Handwritten in blue ink at top edge of verso: Helen Baille M Dougall/ age 18. Also at the top right, written in black ink "61691".
The 'Marquis of Lofane' probably refers to the Marquess of Lorne, John Campbell. John married Princess Louise, daughter of Queen Victoria in 1871. See Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Campbell,_9th_Duke_of_Argyll