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I'd love to make movies, too--when my husband gets a raise... : Makes marvelous movies at everybody's price : only $39.50

Photograph of two women in coats and hats discussing the Cine-Kodak Eight movie camera; a young child sits between them, petting a rabbit. Text contains consumer information - describes the camera's affordability and the option of full-color Kodachrome film.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

Willi A Kiss

Item is a cabinet card portrait of baby. Brown text below photograph reads, 'Copyright Barraud 263 Oxford St London A few doors West of The Circus'. Brown text on back of card reads, 'Mr. Barraud 263, Oxford St. W (regent circus) London. Mr. Barraud bestows particular attention on enlargements, miniatures and reproductions which can be made from any photograph. All negatives registered and carefully preserved. Mr. Barraud's studios are approached by a lift constructed on the most approved patents which will be found a great advantage to sitters as no stairs have to be ascended, childrens portraits the same prices as other sitters.' Inscription in ink on back of card reads, Willi a Kiss, from Phyllis Margaret Dickson'.

Barraud Studio

Portrait of Rosa, Ashton and Cecil

Item is a pink cabinet card with photograph of three children in studio with fur covered chair and fur rug on the floor. The boy on the right wears a corduroy suit and leans against a table with his hand on an album. The girl in the centre has her arms crossed. The boy on the left is seated on the fur with portraits placed next to him and at his feet. At the bottom of the card, in black letterpress, "W. W. Bennett, - Photographer./ THESSALON, ALGOMA." On verso, handwritten in ink, "Rosa Ashton & Cecil".

W.W. Bennett, - Photographer

Portrait of an infant in bonnet with doll

Item is a cream cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom, "Fenner" and at right, "GALLIPOLIS. O." In between, decoration with 3 letters intertwined, "W" "J" "F". Photograph is a full length view of a young girl, probably about 2 years old, seated in a blanketed chair holding a doll in her hands. On verso, elaborate border design surrounding the text "FROM THE/ PHOTOGRAPHIC/ STUDIO/ OF/ W. J. FENNER/ ART/ PHOTOGRAPHER/ GALLIPOLIS. O." The word "art" is contained inside a drawing of an artist's palette and brushes. At the upper right, handwritten in black ink, "5.00/ D42".

W.J. Fenner, Photographic Studio

Give a Kodak

Photograph of children sledding in the snow, with 4 illustrations of cameras being advertised. Text contains personal handwritten note, along with consumer information about the cameras being advertised.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

Give a Kodak

Photograph of children sledding in the snow, with 4 illustrations of cameras being advertised. Text contains personal handwritten note, along with consumer information about the cameras being advertised.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

"October’s bright blue weather" brings more picture-taking days than June : Don't put your camera away

Photographs of woman holding a leashed dog, and of three children sitting on a flight of stairs holding toy dolls and a cat, with illustration of Verichrome film box. Text contains consumer information and mentions taking photographs indoors at night.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

Johnnie Junior doesn't leave much leeway in their budget...but a movie record of his growing up fits well within their income : Ciné-Kodak Eight...home movies at less than 10 [cents] a scene

Two photographs of a couple, one with a little boy riding a bicycle, with a photograph of the camera being advertised. Text contains consumer information.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

Group portrait of a family

Item is a cream coloured card with brown letterpress at bottom edge, "P. Doebereiner/ Caledonia". Photograph is a portrait of a woman (standing) with man in centre, seated and a young boy seated on a wicker chair on the left. The man wears a checker patterned vest. On verso, photographer's stamp with floral border and two cherubs holding up the text "P. DOEBEREINER/ Photographer/ CALEDONIA/ Ont." At the bottom edge, "Copies may be had at any time."

Doebereiner, P.

Maintenir le budget est une partie de sa tâche...mais elle peut se permettre de prendre des vues animées de sa famille : Ciné-Kodak Huit...vues animées chez soi à environ 10 [cents] la scène

Photograph of woman with a basket talking to man and photograph of woman filming a young boy washing a dog in a metal tub, with photograph of camera being advertised. Text contains consumer information.

"Wait! - I wouldn't miss this for a million" : Snapshots save the high spots - be sure to get yours

Three snapshots of a young boy looking down into a bucket, a young couple holding a flowered tree branch, and three young women lying on their stomachs in bathing suits, with illustration of man holding a camera, and illustrations of Verichrome film box and camera being advertised. Text contains captions for each image and consumer information.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

Portrait of three children

Item is a white card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "C. R. Lundy, Berlin, Ontario". Photograph shows three children, two boys and a girl. The boys are seated on upholstered chairs and the girl stands between them.

Lundy, Chisholm R.

Portrait of two children

Item is a beige card with photograph of two children, a girl seated on a wicker chair and a boy standing next to her. The edge of a painted scene is visible on the right, with column and vines. On verso, a sticker affixed upside down reads "FENNER & CO.,/ Photographers,/ No. 146 Yonge Street,/ TORONTO."

Fenner & Co.

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

Portrait of a boy in cape

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with vignetted portrait of a young boy, probably 5 or 6 years old, seated on an upholstered, tassled chair wearing an embroidered cape and fur hat. There is a small toy lion on the arm rest of the chair. Across the top 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

"L'un après l'autre - voilà comment j'obtiens une histoire en instantanés" : Prenez aujourd'hui les instantanés que vous voudrez demain

Four photographs showing progression of children and adults climbing over wooden fence, and illustration of Verichrome film box. Text contains captions for each photograph and consumer information - describes use of film to capture sequences of action.

"You can't add anything to what these snapshots say!" : Kodak Verichrome Film - A Canadian Product

Photograph of man pulling cart with woman inside, photograph of man with boy sitting on fence, photograph of couple with two children standing at fence, and illustration of Verichrome film box. Text contains consumer information - describes affordability of cameras and film.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

"We never let a week-end go by without Snapshots!" : Kodak Verichrome film - a Canadian product

Four photographs of adults and children engaged in various activities, swimming in a pool and a lake, and a dog standing on top of a rock, and an illustration of a Verichrome film box. Text contains captions for each photograph and consumer information.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

"We never let a week-end go by without Snapshots!" : Kodak Verichrome film - a Canadian product

Four photographs of adults and children engaged in various activities, swimming in a pool and a lake, and a dog standing on top of a rock, and an illustration of a Verichrome film box. Text contains captions for each photograph and consumer information.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

"Want to see a family? _ look at these snapshots!" : Kodak Verichrome film - a Canadian product

Four photographs of adults and children engaged in various activities: playing on the beach, petting a horse, and a portrait of a kitten, and an illustration of a Verichrome film box. Text contains captions for each photograph and consumer information.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

English church

Cyanotype image of a church on a country road, with a child standing in driveway. Gate to church is closed. Inscription handwritten in black ink on recto "English Church." Paper is very thin. Dated 1904 because same handwriting as 2008.001.1881.

Family group sitting in studio car prop

Item consists of a brown coloured cabinet with a cream coloured verso. Adhered to the recto is an image of a man, woman, and two young girls sitting in a cardboard prop of a late nineteenth-century automobile. An older woman leans against the hood of the vehicle. All are wearing hats. The backdrop to this studio setting features a landscape. Recto reads: "W. Lees / PHOTOGRAPHER (left) / 23 BATH ST. / PORTOBELLO. (right)" and the verso has "7.00" inscribed with graphite.

William Lees

Cottage album

Black textured soft cover. Black pages with photographs hand cut and mounted with glue. Many of the last pages are blank.
Photographs are amateur family snapshots taken at various locations including houses and a log cabin. There are landscapes and pictures of the family and children participating in various activities, including fishing, canoeing, horseback riding, and other cottage types of activities. There are also images taken in a photobooth, and photos of the family dog.

Shields, Lorne

Portrait of three children

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with darker beige backing and gold edging. Vignetted image of three children, two girls with long wavy hair and plaid bouses and a boy in button-up coat and tie. On verso, in pencil "Screened/ $10.00"

England album

Item consists of brown, textured, hardcover, leather-bound album with decorative flower detailing on cover. Leather has worn off the spine. Pages are an off-white colour with decorative gold embossing and illustrative floral detail. Photographs slide in between two pieces of card that make each page and hold them in place.

Photographs are mostly portraits of one or two figures taken in studios across England, primarily around London, in towns and cities that include Brighton, Luton, Woburn, Tavistock, Bedford, Northampton and London. One photograph was made at J. C. Waler & Co. at 147 Yonge Street, Toronto.The address written inside the cover of the album is 61 High Street Ridgmont Bedford. Some notes and captions are written under and on the back of a few of the photographs in pencil and black ink. Inserted in the front page of the album are two loose pages with personal notes dated 1847 and 1881.

Studio names include: Chenhall & Son, The American Photo Co., W. Hall & Son, Powell Studios, T. Miller - Artist, Photo Artist - Lewes,

Names: W, M, Francis, T.G. Roberts The County Tea Exchange and Provision Warehouse [address was 45 & 46 High Street]

Shields, Lorne

106th Wolf Cubs

Item consists of a photograph mounted on light grey may with two dark grey borders. Image is of a group of boys seated out on a lawn in front of a building, with a row of adults standing behind them. They are in Scouts Canada uniforms and hold a banner at the front that reads "106th/ WOLF CUBS/ DO YOUR BEST".

Portrait of a child in stroller

Item consists of a photograph mounted flush with plain beige card. Edges of negative, probably plastic, are visible. Photograph shows a boy seated in a four wheeled stroller with cushions, a blanket and an umbrella. The child wears a dark suit jacket with bishop sleeves and white trim, sailor suit style and a large lace collar. Stroller is placed in front a blank studio canvas.

Group portrait of children

Item consists of a beige card with photograph pasted on slightly smaller than the area designed for it. The photograph shows a group of 5 children, 2 girls and 3 boys. The girl at the left wears dark, high collared dress with bishop sleeves and ringlets in her short hair. The older girl in the centre wears a more dated sleeve style, fitted as in the 1880s, with a loose bodice and lace neckline and sleeve caps. The boys wear fitted sack coats buttoned at the top button only. The youngest in the picture wears what is probably a Fauntleroy suit, consisting of a velvet jacket, wide lace collar and ruffle down the front of his shirt. On verso, handwritten in ink, "Mrs Hyram Shelton".

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