Item 2008.001.1905 - [Woman and two girls in the roots of a tree]

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[Woman and two girls in the roots of a tree]

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  • 2008 (Donation)
    Shields, Lorne
  • [ca. 1910] (Creation)

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1 photograph : gelatin silver, sepia ; 14.5 x 8.75 cm

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Donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives by Lorne Shields

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Item consists of a sepiatone image of a woman and two girls sitting in the roots of a felled tree. The woman is wearing a coat and a hat with a broach and a long scarf. The girl in the foreground wears a black hat and a coat. A second girl peeks out from a hole in the roots in the midground of the photograph. There is a white boarder surrounding the image. The back of the photographed is stamped with the numbers "0480" in blue ink. The photo was printed on Velox photographic paper, invented by Leo Baekeland and sold to Eastman Kodak. Velox was the first commercially successful photo paper.

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