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Portrait of Mary Jane and John
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- Graphic material
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ca. 1890 (Creation)
- Murray, W.L.
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1 photograph: 18.8 x 13.2
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W.L. Murray operated a photography studio at Ravine Bank, Wapella, Saskatchewan during the late nineteenth century.
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Item consists of a grey card with text embossed in black at bottom, "W.L. MURRAY,/ PHOTOGRAPHER./ RAVINE BANK,/ WAPELLA, SASK." Photograph is a full length portrait of a old man and woman. The man is seated ina chair, wearing a fitted suit and waistcoat. The woman wears a dress with bishop sleeves, and plain front and flounce at bottom with embroidery down the front of the vest. They are outdoors, next to the wall and window of a house. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "sister/ Mary Jane and John".
Poor. The image is almost completely faded in the highlights, with the faces of the man and woman barely visible. The card is a little worn.
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