Women

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  • Here are entered works on the human female. Works on female organisms in general are entered under [Females.]

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Women

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Women

  • UF Human females
  • UF Wimmin
  • UF Woman
  • UF Womon
  • UF Womyn

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Women

328 Archival description results for Women

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"...and did we have a picnic! _ well, look at the snapshots" : Kodak Verichrome film - a Canadian product

Four photographs of adults and children walking in a field, posing with a tree branch, eating at a picnic table, and posing with a dog, and illustration of Verichrome film box. Text contains captions for each photograph and consumer information.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

"I'm making lots more snaps on this vacation!" : Kodak Verichrome film - a Canadian product

Four photographs showing adults and children at various leisure activities: riding a bicycle, a baby in a playpen, adults at the beach, and a man and boy petting a cow, with illustration of Verichrome film box. Text contains captions for each photograph and consumer information.

The Baker Advertising Agency, Limited

Woman lounging in Kodak swimsuit

Item is a colour photograph featuring a verticle image of a woman lounging on a Kodak-yellow beach chair wearing a swimsuit of characteristic Kodak-yellow, -red, blue, and -grey. She also has a paur of Kodak-yellow sunglasses hanging from her neckline. Likely from an advterising shoot.

Kodak Canada Inc.

[cartoon, cabinet card]

reproduction of drawing on cabinet card. Depicts oversize bed with many women in it, and a row of cradles with babies at the foot. Across the top of the bed is printed "Bringham Young's Bedstead". Above border of image, "THIS SHOP TO LET." A quote at the bottom of the image reads "And the place which knew him once shall know him no more for ever./ MOMENTUM CIRCUMSPICE./ FOR HIS MONUMENT LOOK AROUND!"

[Portrait of a woman]

Item is a black hinged case with daguerreotype inside, held in with a brass mat, cover glass and soft brass preserver. Closes with a metal clasp, but binding is no longer holding both covers together. The inside cover has the image, and back cover has a decorated red (faded) velvet cloth cushion. The image is of a young woman in a dress and jewellery which has been painted gold.

[Portrait of a woman holding a book]

Item is a daguerreotype framed in gold with a cover glass but no case. Image is of a woman holding a book, looking right at camera. She wears a dark dress with big white lace collar. Looks as though it has been removed from its case, but still in cover glass and brass preserver.

[Portrait of a man and woman]

Item is a daguerreotype framed in cover glass and brass preserver, but no case. Image is of a man and woman. Woman wears a white bonnet with bow tied under her chin. Man wears a suit with double breasted vest and bow tie. He has a can between his legs.

[Four women sitting on a bench]

Lantern slide, glass slide. Handpainted over B&W slide. No wood frame. Black frame with gold letters "Edward Van Altena 71-79W. 45th St., N.Y.C." Slide is numbered 27 in the series. Black paper around glass edges. Heavily painted. Image is of four women sitting on a bench, outside a house. One woman is smoking a pipe. They are all looking the same way, as though watching something "off screen."

[Portrait of a couple]

Item is a loose daguerreotype in a frame with cover glass and brass matt, no case. Image is of a man and woman seated. Man wears a suit with vest and white shirt with black bowtie. The woman wears a dark dress with white bonnet and bow tied under her chin.

Helen Carr

Item is a portrait of woman. Imprint on surface reads, 'Abbe 15 West 57 St. New York'. In white on surface '91241'. Inscribed in black ink on back 'Please Credit Photo by Abbe', and 'Monster Musical Super-Spectacle Happy Days at the new york hippodrome'. Inscription in pencil reads, 'Helen Carr in the' Inscription in pen reads, 'they both in same show' and 'my first wife Elsie's sister, stage name'

Abbe

water wheel

borderless snapshot mounted on thin card of the same size. Depicts a wooden waterwheel with three female figures standing around it. Verso inscription: "May. The Water Wheel. Mr. L and I had half and hour 's argument- because I refused to sit upon the stump marked with a cross. if I had succeeded in getting on I should have fallen off backwards because it was much steeper behind than in front. You would hardly believe what a long jaw we had over such a silly thing. Mary has on the Russian headdress."

Portrait of woman

Item is a cabinet card portrait of woman in lace shawl. Black text below photograph reads, 'Kirkland Cheyenne, Wyo.' Brown text on back of card reads, 'Kirkland's Studio Cheyenne Wyo. Finest Appointed in the west Portraits in crayon, ink and colors. Fine large work a specialty. Duplicates from this picture can be had at any time.'

Kirkland's Studio

Portrait of woman by Jones

Item is a cabinet card portrait of woman in Victorian dress, decorated with flowers. Brown text below photograph reads, 'Jones Photographer, 42 Fabrique St. Quebec'. Inscription in black ink on back of card reads, 'Dr. A.E. Orr 85 Union Ave'.

Portrait of Jamie(?) Hoyt Stoughton

Item is a white card with gold letterpress at bottom edge. On the left, a design with a green shiled and the letters "L" and "S" intertwined. On the right, "Leavy's Art Gallery/ NEW CASTLE, PA." Photograph is a vignetted portrait of a woman with large puffed sleeves and a wide necktie in a tartan pattern. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "Jamie(?) Hoyt Stoughton" and in blue ink, "Aunt Jamie(?)/ Sister of/ Clara Stoughton Ellis".

Leavy's Art Gallery

Mrs. Kingdom and daughter Mary K

Item is a beige cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom, "REES" and "223 FEDERAL ST.,/ YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO." Photograph shows a seated woman with wide, popularly termed "leg o' mutton" sleeves, and a young girl standing beside her in a lightly-patterned dress with wide frilled collar. On verso, in blue ink, "Mrs. Kingdom(?) &/ daughter Mary K".

Rees

Portrait of Margaret Rowley

Item is a pale yellow cabinet card with a full length photograph of a woman in a plain dark coloured dress, with hoop skirt. The image probably dates to the early 1860s but is a reprint. She has a simple lace collar buttoned with a broach and wears her hair parted and tied back at the nape of the neck. On verso, handwritten in blue ink, "Aunt Margaret/ Mrs. Rowley".

Edith A. Murphy

Item is a portrait of woman. Gold text beneath photograph reads, 'Boissonnas, Geneve' Gold ink on back of card reads, 'Photographie Instantanee Medailles D'argent Zurich 1883, Stuttgart 1887. Boissonnas 4 Quai de la Poste Geneve La Maison N'est Pas a L'Angle. Tous les cliches sont conserves'. Inscription in black ink reads, 'Property of Edith A. Murphy, Geneva Suitz. '89'

Boissonnas Photographie Instantanee

Portrait of woman

Item is a portrait of woman in Victorian dress. Black text below photograph reads, 'Wilkinson Bros. Cookshire, Que.' Inscription in black ink on back of card reads, 'Alfred and Florence with love from the original'

Wilkinson Bros.

Portrait of woman

Item is a full length portrait of woman in Victorian dress. Black text below photograph reads, 'Phot E. Bondonneau 173 Palais Royal'. Black text on back of card reads, 'Cliché No. Il suffit d'indiquer ceNo poar obtenir des epreuves semblables. Emile Bondonneau Photographe Editeur. Galerie de Valois, 173 (Palais Royal.) Entree des Voitures, 1, Rue de Valois Paris.'

Emile Bondonneau

Portrait of a woman outdoors

Item is a light pink card with gold edging and a portrait of a young woman outdoors, in front of trees and a river?, wearing a wide puffed sleeved dress with large lace front, a flat hat and holding an umbrella. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "3-".

Portrait of a woman

Item is a green card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "F. C. D. Hure SHEPTON MALLET." Photograph is a portrait of an old woman in a white bonnet with long side panels seated by a table with a vase of flowers. She wears a fitted blouse buttoned up the front and a wool skirt. On verso, also in gold and printed sideways on the card, "F. C. D. Hure/ Artist,/ Portrait & Landscape Photographer./ 10, COWL STREET, SHEPTON MALLET." At top left "COPIES MAY BE/ HAD AT A REDUCED/ PRICE." And at top right, "BY SENDING/ NAME, DESCRIPTION,/ AND DATE WHEN/ TAKEN." Handwritten in pencil at the top of the card, "L-5.00"

F.C.D. Hure

Portrait of woman in outdoor setting, holding Picturesque Canada book

Item is a cream coloured gold edged cabinet card. Photograph affixed with woman in velvet jacket with elaborate lace neckline, leaning against flower-covered rock in studio setting with birch trees painted on a backdrop. She holds a copy of Picturesque Canada Vol II and displayed to the right are a cabinet card, a conch shell and a straw hat with flowers. On verso, in red ink, an artist's palette and brushes are depcited with the text "95/ Windham St./ Guelph/ Marshall."

Willard Marshall Photography

Mrs. Roe

Item is a small portrait of woman mounted on a larger grey card. Stamp below photograph reads, 'Phillips Square, Montreal Wm. Notman & Son'. Inscription in blue ink on back of card reads, 'My grandmother Mrs. Roe'. Inscription in pencil reads, '146320'.

William Notman & Son

Mrs. Roe

Portrait of woman. Stamp below photograph reads, 'Phillips Square, Montreal Wm. Notman & Son'. Inscription in black ink on back of mount reads, 'Grand, given me in the year 1919'.

William Notman & Son

Dorothy Orr

Item is a raised oval portrait on card of woman in a formal dress. Inscription in black ink on surface of photograph reads, 'To Constance From Dorothy'. Inscription on back of mount reads, 'Dorothy Orr'.

Constance Orr seated at table

Item is a portrait mounted on card, featuring an image of a young woman in white side button boots and white opera length gloves and white bow in her hair. Text below photograph reads, 'Westlake Chatham, Ontario'. Inscription in black ink on back of photograph reads, 'Constance L. Orr. April, 19th, 1913. To Grande'.

Westlake

Constance Orr sitting at a table

Item is a portrait mounted on card of young woman in white side button boots and white opera length gloves and white bow in her hair. Text below photograph reads, 'Westlake Chatham, Ontario'. Inscription in black ink on back of mount reads, 'Constance L. Orr. April 19th, 1913.

Westlake

Portrait of a woman

Item is a bi-fold card with grey card and silver embossed key design at top. Inside photograph of a young woman with a short, bobbed hairstyle. In black letterpress at bottom of inside card, "Portrait by Fulton C. Stewart, Lindsay, Ont."

Fulton C. Stewart

Portrait of a young woman, graduate

Item is a folded card card with glassine tissue insert and portrait of a young woman with graduate hood (bachelors?) affixed to yellow card. Embossed at lower right of inside card, "Freeling/ TORONTO." At upper left on front of card, pink and gold embossed decoration.

Freeland, George P.

Portrait of a woman with violin

Item is a bi-fold card with mottled green pattern and embossed floral decoration at upper left. Inside portrait of a woman holding a violin. In black letterpress, at bottom inside "Herbert E. Paige/ 259 1/2 YONGE ST./ TORONTO"

Herbert E. Paige

Women gathered around fair tent

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.

Forsythe, William W.

Portrait of woman in floral wrap

Item is a brown folded card card with gold letterpress on front, "DeLille's/ STUDIO./ Toronto". Inside, sepia-toned portrait of a woman in a romantic bun and a lacey, floral wrap. On photograph, in white ink, "DeLille's/ Toronto". Photograph is pasted onto brown tissue on top of cream card.

Portrait of woman

Item is a white card with gold border and in gold letterpress at bottom, "Wilber" and decorative initials "W" and "C" intertwined, followed by "CHARDON/ OHIO". Photograph shows a woman in black high-collar dress. Photograph is a cabinet card set inside card page from cabinet card album.

Portrait of woman with pearls

Item is a marbled brown bi-fold card with oval overmat on photograph of a young woman wearing pearls and a gauzey wrap. At bottom righ ton mat, in brown letterpress, "Barrett Studio/ 327 YONGE ST./ TORONTO." On front left flap, art nouveau style design embossed in gold.

Barrett Studio

Portrait of a woman in a fur coat

Item is a green bi-fold card with a design in silver letterpress at the top left of an artist's palette and brushes with the text "The/ Gainsboro". Inside, a portrait of a woman with a wavy bobbed haircut and a fur coat with thick fur collar. At the bottom centre, in black letterpress, "THE/ GAINSBORO/ STUDIOS/ TORONTO/ HAMILTON/ ST. CATHERINES".

Gainsboro Studios

Portrait of a woman

Item consists of a light grey card with photograph of a young woman in patterend dress with puff-ball sleeves and a floral-printed blouse. At the bottom right, embossed, "BAIKIE" above the design of the letters B, J and T intertwined, and followed by "OPPOSITE MARKET/ CHATHAM/ ONT."

Baikie

Portrait of Maria

Item consists of a cream card with light blue embossed oval at centre with photograph of a woman in black dress with pleats down the front and a small, high white lace collar inset. At bottom, embossed design of a young woman in bonnet with flowers and scroll banner. To right of image, also embossed, "FLAGG & PLUMMER/ LEWISTON, MAINE." Card is glued onto a darker piece of cardboard. On verso, handwritten in pencil upside down, "Maria".

Flagg & Plummer

Group portrait of women on the steps of a building

Item consists of a beige card and overmat with darker beige border, with photograph of a group of women on the steps to a building. They all wear white or light coloured low-waisted dresses and bobbed hair, except for two women in a darker colour in the back row and one gentleman standing on a bannister at the far left. At the top of the image, a British flag is visible.

Portrait of two women in lace blouses

Item consists of a cream card with yellow embossed oval. Photograph inset of two women, vignetted. The woman on the right looks towards the camera and the one on the left looks towards the right. Both wear high-collared lace blouses in the Edwardian fashion. At bottom right, embossed, "Solean(?)/ SO. SIDE/ KIRKSVILLE, MO."

Portrait of Mary, Catherine and Julia Reed

Item is a grey card with white letterpress at bottom centre, "THE/ DOREMUS/ STUDIO" contained in a wreath design, with "52 BROADWAY/ PATERSON, N.J./ GROUND FLOOR". Photograph shows three women in high collarded dresses. At the top edge, handwritten in blue ink above each of the women, from left to right, "Mary Reed", "Aunt Catherine Reed", and "Julia Reed".

Doremus Studio

Portrait of a woman in black ribboned dress

Item features green patterned paper on black-backed mount with embossed border and thin, rectangular photograph inset of a woman seated on a bench wearing an elaborately ribboned blouse and holding a fur muff. At bottom right, embossed, "Thompson Bros/ 177 1/2 YONGE ST. TORONTO."

Thompson Brothers

Family album

Reddish-brown leather cover with gold embossing that reads Photographs. Notations in black ink. Black construction paper-like pages. Many of the last pages are left blank. Some photographs are missing or have been removed. Many images significantly faded. Cover and pages are warped - almost as if they were wet and dried.

Notation on inside end page reads "Miss M. E. Thompson / August [?]th 1901 / Baby's Photos".

Photographs depict primarily family and mothers with children. Some also show plays being put on in a yard by the family, farms, and archery. They are all family snapshots taken mostly around the home.
Themes include: archery, dogs, cows, drama, family and children's portraits.

Betty Burroughs

Item is a publicity portrait print of Betty Burroughs, taken by theatrical photographer Nasib. Inscriptions in white on surface of print read, 'Betty Burroughs' and 'NASIB 7'. Inscription on back in pencil reads 'Betty Burro-' and in purple stamp, 'Wine, Woman and Song' and 'Photo for newspapers only'.

Nasib

Dorothy Christie Orr

Item is a portrait of young lady standing in front of window. Signature in pencil on surface reads, 'Notman & Son-'. Inscription in blue ink on back reads, 'Late Dorothy Christie Orr'. Inscription in pencil on back reads, '218051'

William Notman & Son

Mrs. Orr

Item is a portrait of woman in white dress standing in front of rocky beach. Inscription on back in pencil reads, 'Mrs. Orr 80%'. Inscription in black ink reads, 'Kitimat - Aug. 1956 (Note Snow). Green stamp reads, 'August 1 (illegible)

Elsie K. Orr

Item is a portrait of woman reclining in a black leotard. Embossed on lower right hand side of photograph reads, 'Arnold, Brooklyn, N.Y.' Inscription in blue ink on back of photograph reads, 'Elsie K. Orr My first Wife, (illegible letter).V.O.'

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