Item 2008.001.1093 - Portrait of woman in furs

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Portrait of woman in furs

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  • c. 1890 (Creation)
    Pittaway & Jarvis

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1 photograph: 11 x 16

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Pittaway & Jarvis was a photography studio located in Ottawa, Ontario, that was run by Samuel J. Jarvis and Alfred Pittaway. It opened in 1882 and ran until 1890 when the partnership split and the two became competitors. In 1907 the pair reunited and reopened the studio, which remained open until Pittaway's retirement in 1928

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Item is a cabinet card portrait of woman in furs. Illegible inscription in ink below photograph. Gold text on back of card reads, 'Pittaway & Jarvis, Photographers, No. 117 Sparks Street, Ottawa, Ont.'

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Foxing, fading.

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