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Europe album

Album covered in blue fabric. Light brown pages with photographs glued smoothly on. Handwritten labels in black ink directly onto album pages.
Places: Rauceby Hall in Lincolnshire, English homes, Bottom Castle in Yorkshire, the St. John's College and Chapel at the University of Cambridge, the Swiss Alps, views of Paris - Palaise du Luxembourg, Palaisides Tulleries, Versailles, La Madelaine, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame, L'Opera, [Parc] St. Cloud -, Mer de Glace in France, military, Norway - such as Nidaros Cathedral - and Lapland region, and various other imagery from England, Switzerland, Italy, France and Norway.

Themes: portraits, scenery and landscapes, cameras , 4-plate panorama of Lyngenkjeden, architecture - castles, homes, cathedrals.

Dates included: 1872, 1873, 1890.

Shields, Lorne

Spain and Italy album

Item consists of a dark blue album with gold embossed sailboat on the cover and the word Photographs. It is bound with black string. Pages are black. Photos are held in with black photo corners, or are loose. There is no writing in the album.

Accompanying material: map of Madrid, 2 photo postcards of bullfighting, 2 photo postcards of Winston Churchill's grave, 1 photo postcard of La Scala Theatre in Milan with two tickets and a program.

Photographs are amateur snapshots of a couple's travels throughout England, Italy and Spain. There are also other photo postcards attached with photo corners.

Places: Trafalgar Square Station, The Old Curiosity Shop immortalised by Charles Dickens.

Shields, Lorne

Summer Snapshots album

Item consists of an album with a black leather cover with the word Photographs embossed on the front in gold; bound with black string. Labels adhered to cover read "Jack's own snaps taken while at OAC & Summer trips North & to England 1939-1941" and "#10". Pages are black with labels handwritten in white ink. Black photo corners are used to hold the photographs. Many pages remain blank, appearing to have never had photographs attached. Some photographs are coming off pages.

Photographs are of from Jack's summer trips to England and while he was at OAC. They are amateur snapshots taken at various camps and lakes in Ontario. Canadian locations include Long Lac, Quebec Bridge and Belle Isle; sports, parades and other events in and around Toronto; Niagara Falls, New York; Hamilton and Bellville Ontario. British locations include Salisbury, Cardiff, London, Bristol, Edinburghand Glasgow.

Notable themes include early telescopes and cameras; portraits, Queenston Power Development, The Manchester Citizen [ship], Blenheim Bombers, Kenilworth Castle, Changing of the Guards, Big Ben, The Crown Jewels and Buckingham Palace, Napoleon's Tomb, the Eiffel Tower, the English Channel.

Additional material includes one "Vote Nixon" card attached to a page.

Dates include: spring 1937, spring 1939.

Malta, Italy, China album

Green fabric-coated album with some decorative linear gold embossing. Spine torn along edges. First and last page have a decorative leaf pattern. Notations are handwritten in black ink. Photographs are mounted in between two layers, seemingly embedded into album's pages.
Photographs are of a family traveling through Malta, Italy, Portugal and China, taken at sites such as Pompei, Mount Vesuvius, the Temple of Heaven, and Summer Palace, as well as some photographs of the railway through a mountainous countryside.
Some photographs include images of the crew and family aboard the S.S. Somali, a British passenger and cargo steam ship that travelled between England and Hong Kong, stopping at locations such as Italy and India to drop off or pick up cargo. The ship was built in 1930 and was destroyed by a bomb while being towed on March 27, 1941. The shipwreck still remains upright off the coast of the United Kingdom, on the East side of Glasgow off the shore of North Sunderland.

Assuming dates of album are between 1930-1941, based on S.S. Somali's active days, King of Italy pictured would be King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy and his Queen, Elena of Montenegro.

Places: Chapel of Bones, Mount Vesuvius, Camaldoli Monastery, Temple of Venus, Temple of Jupiter, Temple of Mercury, Temple of Heaven.
Locations: Pompei, Baia, Malta, Naples, Italy, Gozo, Pekin, China.
Themes: portraits, S.S. Somali, landscapes, railroads, sailing, King and Queen of Italy.

Shields, Lorne

Couple in Miami

Item is a snapshot photograph with beveled edges featuring an image of a couple smiling and posing in front of Hialeah Park. Inscription on verso in blue ink reads, 'Jan 4th, 1950 A couple of smiling 'As' in the paddock at Hialeah race course, Hialeah, Miami, Florida.'