Item 2008.001.1478 - Women gathered around fair tent

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Women gathered around fair tent

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  • 1910s (Creation)
    Forsythe, William W.

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1 photograph: 15.4 x 23

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William W. Forsythe operated a photography studio that was located in Dundas, Ontario.

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Item is a photograph mounted on beige card with dark brown borders and the text embossed sideways at the left, "Forsythe/ DUNDAS, ONT." Photograph shows a large group of women gathered around and in a wooden fair stall with fabric tented ceiling. On the front of the stall, a small banner with the words "United/ Calm and Resolute", the words of the King of England in 1914 upon hearing of Germany's invasion of Brussels. There are British flags decorating the stall in the park.

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Fair. There is some foxing and staining on the card, the image is silver mirroring.

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