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Shields' cycling photographs

Consists of bicycle photographs in various formats, including instant photography, 35 mm colour slides, prints, black and white and colour negatives and a Viewmaster slide on cycling and skateboarding. Includes several prints of Shields' cycling ephemera collection, including bicycle frames, posters and other related items.

[Boy in drumming apparel]

Item consists of a cabinet card of three children posed in front of an outdoor backdrop. Two of the children are wearing hats, and one child has small toy horses on front of them. Bottom of the card is stamped with the studio logo for World's Fair Photo View Co., 334 East Ormsby Ave., Louisville, Kentucky.

[Portrait of three children]

Item consists of a cabinet card of three children posed in front of an outdoor backdrop. Two of the children are wearing hats, and one child has small toy horses on front of them. The verso is stamped with the studio logo for Eldridge Stanton, 341 Yonge Street, Toronto.

[Women playing croquet]

Item consists of a cabinet card with four women playing croquet in front of a post office building. Photograph is mounted on a light pink card. The verso is stamped with the studio logo for Morton & Raith Photographers.

Gravures of England

File consists of 33 black and white prints of various attractions in London including Ludgate Hill and St. Paul's Cathedral, Piccadilly Circus, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, British Museum, Trafalgar Square,, Warwick Castle, etc.

Ecuador album

Item consists of an album with a black cover held by a string. The album begins with pages of people in Halloween costumes followed by travel photographs with images of a family on a boat and by a farm. Includes photographs of people and landscapes in Educador. It seems like the family travelled using the Guayaquil-Quito Railroad.

Red leather Victorian-era album

Item consists of a read leather album. The album has the words "Where Rolls the Oregon" etched onto the front cover. Includes several family photographs and group portraits as well as images of locations in the United Kingdom such as Pass of Killiecrankie (Scotland), Queenstown Harbour (Ireland), Balmoral castle (UK). Other subjects of photographs include people on horse-drawn carriages, in military settings, playing sports, on farms, weddings, and chronological baby photos at the end of the album.

Peoria album

Item consists of an album with a black cover held by a string. It contains black-and-white photographic prints of a family in Peoria, Illinois and Detroit, Michigan. Album includes images of people on a farm, park and a boat as well as of people posing outside.

Floral family album

Item consists of a black album with a flora design on the cover. The pages have painted floral illustrations around the photographs and gold detailing on the edges. It contains portraits of mostly individuals and a few families or group. Most photographs are by American photography companies from Iowa, Chariton and Michigan.

Floral album

Item consists of a brown and gold album with the text "Floral Album" on the front cover. The pages have painted floral illustrations around the photographs and gold detailing on the edges. It contains portraits of mostly individuals and a few families or group. The images were taking by companies in Stouffville, Montreal and Toronto. Handwritten notes next to most portrait, describing the relationship of the persone photographed ("Flora Powell - cousin, Uncle Dave Wellman - Half brother of 1st family.")

Glassco family album

Item consists of a red album with gold detailing on the edges of the pages. It contains albumen portraits of individuals. Photographers include W.C North (Utica, NY), J.B. Smith (Utica), Maitland (Stratford), Fernando Dessau (New York), Stewart (Oneida), etc. Some photographs have identification information on the verso.

Nurnberg album

Item consists of a small album with postcards of Nuremberg. Album has a red cover, and the pages inside are white with accordion binding. .Contains panorama views and cityscapes, as well as architecture photographs of churches, buildings and landmarks.

Postcard have location description below the image, as well as the following text: Verlag v. Rommler & Jonas, K.S. Hof-Photogr. Dresden 1888

M. F. Peck album

Item consists of a black album with the letters M. F. Peck embossed in gold on the front cover. There is a metal clasp at the top and bottom of the album (bottom one is missing a piece). Contains predominantly tintypes with some colour retouching. Most of the album pages are left empty.

Japanese accordion album

Item is a folding album with a black lacquered wood cover, including painted and ivory inlay decoration. White accordion folded pages. Tissue interleaving. 50 albumen photographs are mounted with glue. Images are hand coloured.

Photographs include scenic views and landscapes, architecture of buildings, portraits - mostly of women engaged in cotton-spinning, cooking and other activities.

Panorama album

Item consists of a large rectangular album with the word "Photographs" printed on the cover. Album includes photographs of lakes, rivers, farms and landscapes in Ontario and Quebec. The first page of the album is a key to the album with names of each location, such as Trout Lake, Deux Rivieres, James Bay. Some pages have large panoramic images of locations, and others have several smaller photographs on the page.

Group seated in car in front of the Hollow Tree in Stanley Park

Photograph of a group of 7 passengers in an early automobile, stopped along Stanley Park drive in front of the "Hollow Tree". This old cedar was a popular spot for group photographs in both cars and horse-drawn carriages. The stamp on the back of the card mount indicates this was taken by an official park photographer: "The Stanley Park Photographers, Head Office, 162 Cordova Street, Vancouver, B.C.". The negative number for ordering more prints is given as 4869a.

Stanley Park Photographers

[Osberg family(?) portraits]

File consists of four card mounted photographs, 3 of the same man in various poses and 1 of a woman. All mounted on black card by studios in Montreal. The photographs were found inside the Agnes Osberg album (2009.005.023) with a yellow sticky note that read: Came from the same family But Not this album.

Agnes Osberg album

A leather bound cabinet card album with a metal adornment on the front cover, designed like a shield and engraved with the words "Minne" and "…at" along with the owner's name: "Agnes Osberg". Inside front page is printed in German "Von dankbaren Elewen" and Swedish "Nääs 19/12 1892." Many sitters are identified and portrait photographers whose card texts are visible areidentified as Swedish and American.

Osberg, Agnes Isabel, 1867-1935

Portrait of a child with oar and sled

Photograph of a child dressed in a winter coat and hat, holding an oar and standing next to a winter sled. Snowy hills are painted on the studio backdrop. At the lower right of the card is a design with the photographer's initials intertwined: "A" "G" and "P", and the words "Pittaway/ OTTAWA,/ ONT." On the verso, and handwritten note identifying the recipient of the card.

Pittaway, Alfred G.

Portrait proofs of Helen Ballock

5 photographs of the same woman in light-coloured blouse, different poses and backgrounds. Each image is stamped "PROOF ONLY" on the front, and again on the back with more explanatpry text. The studio's name is given as "The Stride Studios". The sitter was identified as "Miss Helen Ballock." on a manilla envelope which contained the images. [Envelope removed]

Stride, Charles Edgar

[Portrait of Helen Baillie M Dougall]

Item is a white card with vignetted portrait of a young woman. On verso, an elaborate printed design featuring celtic-style scrollwork, cherubs with paint and canvas or a cornucopia. The photographer's name is given as "TOPLEY" with an address at "104 SPARKS ST/ OTTAWA". In the centre, text identifies the photographer as "PHOTOGRAPHER BY APPOINTMENT TO/ HIS EXCELLENCY/ THE MARQUIS OF LOFANE(Sic)/ AND/ HER ROYAL HIGHNESS/ THE PRINCES LOUISE."

Topley

Christmas card from Dal and Shirley Grauer and the children

Cream card with blue and pink colour patches highlighting the words "Merry Christmas" and the date "1956". The family's address is printed sideways up the front of the card, and the parent's names are given at the bottom. Inside, the phrase "and the children....." is added to the inside left, while a black and white photograph of 6 children is pasted onto the right.

[Portrait of Selma Owen]

Item is a grey and green mottled-pattern bi-fold card with, art nouveu floral design embossed into the upper left corner of the front flap. On the front of the right flap is embossed the name of the photographer: "Craswell/ Charlottetown, P.E.I." Inside, a photograph of a woman with a short haircut. The image is very dark, causing the rest of her body to be obscured. On the inside of the left flap, a handwritten note gives her name and the date.

Craswell

[Portrait of a boy in sailor suit]

Item is a brown bi-fold card with text at the bottom edge of the front left flap in black letterpress: "Portrait by Bayer, Charlottetown, P.E.I." Inside, a photograph of a boy in a sailor-style suit holding a small toy ship in his left hand. A piece of knotted rope hangs from his shirt pocket.

Bayer, J. A. S.

[Portrait of women and baby in a family group]

Item is a brown bi-fold card with an embossed design with shield and helmet on the front left flap, beneath which is the photographer's name in letterpress: "A.E. Lyon/ Photo./ Charlottetown, P.E.I." Inside, a photograph is adhered to the card showing three women in a studio, one holding a baby. All 4 are identified by a handwritten note on the inside of the right flap.

Lyon, A.E.

[Portrait of Simon]

Item is a cream coloured card with photograph of a boy seated in a studio setting. At the bottom of the card, in gold letterpress: "H. D. Wallis, Photographer, 61 SPARKS STREET OTTAWA". On verso, elaborate design in gold ink repeating the photographer's name and studio address, along with a handwritten note and negative number. A cartoon of two Chinese (?) men appear in the lower left of the design. The card design was provided by Free Press Print, Ottawa.

Wallis, James D.

[Portrait of a man in purple tie]

Item is a cream coloured card with photograph of a man wearing a suit with hand-coloured purple tie. On verso, design in gold ink for the Notman Studio: "W. NOTMAN" with the Royal Crest at the centre and a ribbon wrapping that which reads "PHOTOGRAPHER TO/ HER MAJESTY" followed by the locations of studios in "MONTREAL/ OTTAWA/ TORONTO/ & HALIFAX". At four corners of the design are images of medals, which read clockwise from top left, "LONDON" "1862/ LONDINE/ HONORIS/ CAUSA/ 1862" "1867" and "NAPOLEON III EMPEROR/ PARIS".

Notman, William

[Portrait of Guy Bulloch]

Item is a light brown card with photograph of a man from the shoulders up, on a plain background. Embossed into the card at the base is the studio mark for William Notman and Son at 14 Phillips Square, Montreal. On verso, the name Guy Bulloch with the date 1900s is handwritten in blue ink.

Notman, William

Portrait of Margaret

Cream coloured card with grey border and oval photograph, showing a woman wearing an off-the-shoulder dress and heart necklace. The studio stamp at the bottom right is illustrated with a stylized version of the Prince of Wales coat of arms. The text reads: "The Carbon Studio./ Fraser Bryce,/ MANAGER/ PHOTOGRAPHER BY APPOINTMENT/ TO THEIR ROYAL HIGHNESSES/ THE PRINCE AND PRINCESS OF WALES". Handwritten note on verso indicates the woman's name was Margaret and she delivered this card photograph to the Macgowan family for Christmas.

Bryce, John Fraser

[Portrait of Canadian WWI army officer in uniform]

Item is a cream coloured bi-fold card (3 flaps) with an embossed ribbon on the front flap at lower right. Inside, a vignetted photograph of a man in Canadian army uniform, with a badge on his right shoulder labeled "Toronto". The back of the photograph is stamped "HALKSWORTH WHEELER/ 109A SANDGATE ROAD./ FOLKESTONE". This is handwritten on the front of the photograph, and the date August 1917 is written on the card.

Wheeler, Halksworth

[Portrait of a young woman, outdoors]

Item is a cream coloured bi-fold card (3 flaps) with the embossed drawing of a viking ship on the top left of the outer flap. Inside, a photograph of a young woman outdoors, smiling, and leaning against a pile of metal or concrete tubes, with shipping crates behind her in the distance. On the mat around the photograph, embossed in brown, "H.A. Osborne/ PENTANGUISHENE,/ ONT."

Osborne, H.A.C.

[Family portrait, outdoor rural setting]

Item is a photograph of a man holding a child on his knee and a woman standing next to him, outside a house with a view of a field in the background. The photograph is very informal, with the man looking down and away from the camera. A screen door to the house on the right of the photograph reveals an adult holding the arm of a child, the hand pressing against the screen.

[Female residents of Macdonald Hall, University of Guelph]

File contains three cream-coloured cards embossed with the coat of arms of the University of Guelph and the words "Macdonald Hall/ Guelph" in the upper left corner. On the lower right, the photographer's studio is identified as "The O'Keefe's/ Guelph, Ontario". Two of the portraits are duplicates. The third portrait is identified as "Jennie". Each card has a piece of glassine tissue covering the photo inside.

O'Keefe's Studio (Lionel C. O'Keefe)

[Portrait of a man]

Item is an ambrotype photograph in a velvet-lined thermoplastic union case, showing a male sitter. A stamp on the inside back cover beneath the ambrotype plate gives the manufacturer of the case: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co.,/ Sole Manufacturers of / UNION CASES,/ with/ Embracing Riveted Hinge./ PATENTED/ October 14, 1856, & April 21, 1857."

Littlefield, Parsons & Co.

[Portrait of a man]

Item is an example of an ambrotype with broken glass and worn coloured backing. Ambrotype is in a velvet-lined thermoplastic union case, showing a male sitter in front of a studio backdrop. The case was intended for use with 1/6 plate daguerreotypes, as indicated by the manufacturer's stamp on the inside back cover beneath the ambrotype plate: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co.,/ MANUFACTURERS OF/ Daguerrotype Cases./ L., P. & Co., are the sole/ Proprietors and only legal Manu-/ facturers of UNION CASES, with the/ Embracing Riveted Hinge./ Patented October 14, 1856,/ and April 21, 1857."

Littlefield, Parsons & Co.

[Portrait of a man]

Item is an ambrotype photograph in a velvet-lined thermoplastic union case, showing a male sitter in front of a studio backdrop. The case was intended for use with 1/4 plate daguerreotypes, as indicated by the manufacturer's stamp on the inside back cover beneath the ambrotype plate: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co.,/ MANUFACTURERS OF/ Daguerrotype Cases./ L., P. & Co., are the sole/ Proprietors and only legal Manu-/ facturers of UNION CASES, with the/ Embracing Riveted Hinge./ Patented October 14, 1856,/ and April 21, 1857."

Littlefield, Parsons & Co.

[Servant with tea service]

Item is a photograph adhered to cream-coloured card with gold letterpress. Text at bottom reads "L. L. Christmas/ 104 STOKE NEWINGTON Rd. N/ (OPPOSITE PRINCE GEORGE Rd.)". Photograph is of a maid holding a tray with a teacup and pots of cream and sugar. Studio backdrop with palm fronds. On verso of card, decorative gold stamp with floral motif and the photographer's name and address repeated, with the additional information: "Alexandra Studios" and "NEGATIVES KEPT EXTRA COPIES CAN ALWAYS/ BE HAD BY SENDING NAME."

Christmas, Lea Latimer

Wood camera frame

Camera is made of wood: a two-part hinged frame supports a hinged lens assembly and hinged contact frame. The lens assembly includes a leather and felt lens cap. There is also a metal-ringed glass lens and a small metal key loose inside the camera body.

Shields, Lorne

Watercolor outfit

Watercolour outfit for hand-colouring photographic prints. The tan cardboard box has a tan label printed with black ink: "VELOX TRANPARENT WATERCOLOR STAMP OUTFIT." Included in the box is a plastic palette and an instruction booklet with colour stamps separated by vellum sheets labeled: "LIGHT YELLOW, FOLIAGE GREEN, DEEP YELLOW, DEEP GREEN, FLESH TINT, LIGHT BLUE, BRILLIANT RED, DARK BLUE, SCARLET, VIOLET, WARM BROWN, STONE GRAY." There is an empty tray for brushes.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Photograph papers

Brown paper-wrapped photographic papers. Sticker printed in burgundy and brown ink: "EASTMAN'S, SOLIO PAPER, 2 1/2 x 4 1/4, FOR SALE BY ALL STOCK DEALERS, FULL DIRECTIONS INSIDE." Price sticker: "Very old, $5.00."

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Developer tubes

Orange cardboard tubes have grey labels printed with black ink: "M - Q DEVELOPER TUBES, Adapted to any make of Dry Plates, Films, Developing and Bromide Papers. PAPER, FILMS AND PLATES -- Dissolve thoroughly in Five ounces of water the contents of red end of tube. Then add and dissolve remainder."

Ansco Company

Acetic acid bottle

Handblown cylindrical clear glass bottle with cork, empty. Browned paper label with text reads: "ACETIC ACID, WARRANTED PURE, D.H. HOGG & CO., Wholesale Dealers in, Photographic Supplies, 128 Bay Street, TORONTO." Price sticker: "$125."

D.H. Hogg and Co.

Glass filters in case

Brown leather case has a metal snap and is stamped on the front with "Rollei F&H", and on the back with "GERMANY." The small clear glass filter is printed with "Carl Zeiss Jena, Proxar 1, Nr. 585040." The large clear glass lens is printed with "Carl Zeiss Jena, Proxar 1, Nr. 573601." A card identifies the lenses by name and number in German, French, and English: "These Proxars are so adjusted to each other that, when attached to objectives having exactly the same foci, they again give uniform foci and thus also bring about the same alterations in extension for focusing to various distances."

Carl Ziess

Red filter

Imprinted on the red filter metal holder is "Rolleifilter - hellrot, 999283." Imprinted on the front of the brown plastic case is "OMAG" and on the back is "3459, SWITZERLAND."

Omag

Yellow filter

Yellow filter metal holder is printed with "KODAK SERIES V ADAPTER RING1 1/16 IN. - 27 mm. MADE IN USA", and the filter metal ring is printed with "SERIES V WRATTEN FILTER K2 MADE IN USA." "KODAK" is molded into the top of the yellow and black plastic screw-top filter case.

Kodak

Kopil self-timer model 2

Blue and clear plastic case contains a self-timer, an adaptor, and instructions. The self-timer is metal, and has "MOD. ll" in red, and a red and ivory painted plate with the words "KOPIL, MADE IN JAPAN." The instructions are on blue vellum.

Kobayashi Seiki Seisakujo Co.

Lantern slides (.1) and box (.2)

Wood box has sliding lid and is covered with patterned brown paper. Nine of the glass slides are painted with scenes of children engaged in play and work, and one includes the phrase "Good Night." Three slides have been painted with four vignetted cityscapes each. All of the slides are edged with orange tape.

Shields, Lorne

Tru-Vue viewer

Binocular viewer is brown plastic, with black metal slide at the bottom for reel advancement. The eye pieces are fitted with transparent lenses for viewing images against translucent plastic backs--these allow ambient light to illuminate the images from behind. Molded into the body of the viewer is "TRU-VUE, ROCK ISLAND ILL, MADE IN U.S.A., U.S. PAT. 90564", and "INSERT FILM THIS END" (left side). The two-piece cardboard box has a silver top printed with the Tru-Vue logo in black, and a black bottom printed with "Tru-Vue Inc., Pictures With Depth, Rock Island, Illinois, printed and made in U.S.A." in silver.

Tru-Vue Company

Chromatropes

Chromatrope devices consist of a wood frame, a metal winding mechanism, a tiny wood crank handle, and colour-patterned layers of glass that, when turned, resemble the optical effects of a kaleidoscope. Used for projection.

Brewster, David

Microphore viewer

Book-shaped contraption resembles a mono version of a stereoviewer. It has a green leather cover with the word "MICROPHORE" in gold letterpress on the spine. A two-part metal clasp releases a lid. When opened, a spring-loaded lens is aimed at an assembly of cotton loops that could attach to small photographs.

Shields, Lorne

Fotolarger enlarger

Item is a photographic enlarger consisting of nine parts; a metal base, two shafts, one bellows/negative holder assembly with red filter, lens assembly, lamp with cord, and three cardbooard negative guides. Cast into the vertical assembly are the words: "Fotolarger, Testrite, N.Y." On the negative holder, there is a metal plate printed with the CSA logo, and "Fotolarger, use #211 lamp 75 W 110-115 V, Testrite Instrument Co., Inc., New York, N. Y. -- made in U.S.A."

Testrite Instrument Co., Inc.

Central high football team

Football team portrait. The well-ordered players are standing on stone steps. Hand-lettered on the front of the grey card mount is "Central High / 1927." Written in black ink on verso of card mount is "Left to Right, Front row: Clyde Clancy, Harold Pollack, Jim Connolly, Johnny Wright, Harlan Haulman, Gilbert Edwards; Middle Row: Parley Hyde, Moorhead Tukey, Peter Sawerbrey, 'Auroea' Nelson, Clary Johnson, Les Huff, Graham Cooksey; Back Row: John Epplen, Mgr., Elmo Pace, Roscoe Haynie, Bud Levin, Glenn Cackley, J. G. Schmidt, coach." A faded grey studio stamp reads "Dewell, commercial photographer, (...) 321 (...) Omaha."

Nathaniel Lee Dewell

Mount Vernon souvenir

Blue and green cardboard mailer has a die-cut opening revealing souvenir photographs of Mount Vernon, Va. The mailer is addressed to Miss Lenore Parkinson, c/o Auditor of Disbursements Office, Bell Telephone Co., Elgin Bldg., Toronto, Ont., Canada, Room 902. The mailer is U.S. stamped, and cancelled.

The Grogan Photo Service

Minstrel show group portrait

Item is a group portrait of a minstrel show. 42 performers, including children and adults, are posed seated or standing on a stage. Six of the performers appear in blackface, wearing makeup and wigs.

Minstrel shows are a style of variety show, most popular during the late 19th and early 20th century, in which white performers use make-up and costumes to depict racist and stereotypical caricatures of Black people. The genre originated in the United States, but Canada had its own troupes and touring companies, and the format was popular with schools, community groups, and religious organizations.

A two-page hand-written eulogy was found with the photograph that begins "Ella Roberts age 85 years of Galena, Ohio died November 28, 1949..."

Shields, Lorne

Garden and townscape

Image is of a hillside garden in summer--treetops, smokestacks, and rooftops stretch to the horizon. The thin frame is gold-painted wood, with glass, and on the back a sticker reads "Stedman's Book Store Limited, Brantford, Picture Framing and Fine Stationary."

Shields, Lorne

Stereocards

Six companies manufactured these stereocard image pairs: one child and tricycle by E. & H. T. Anthony & Co.; eight landscapes by B. W. Kilburn; one landscape by Keystone View Company; one hand-coloured greenhouse view by Underwood & Underwood, Publishers; two hand-coloured garden views by Webster & Albee, Publishers; and one hand-coloured half-tone seascape, uncredited.

E. & H. T. Anthony & Co., 591 Broadway, N.Y.

Photo card, architectural

The cabinet card has an image of an un-named industrial building and streetscape; the envelope is printed with "The Barrie Glove & Knitting Co. Limited, Kitchener, Ont., Canada" and a rendering of the "Home of "Barrie" Products."

Shields, Lorne

Photo cards, portraits

The card-mounted photographs are all studio portraits of unidentified individuals. The first of two cabinet cards is embossed with "Quartley", and the second is embossed with "Morton." Two Cartes de visites are printed on verso with "J.F. Rowe. A fifth card is identified as a "Gem" photo card, printed on verso with "R.W. Knorr" and an advertisement for the tiny Gem format.

Quartley, Baltimore, M.D.

Mercury deluxe album snapshots

This yellow paper photo album, "Mercury deluxe Album Snapshots", is printed in blue, and held by a blue plastic binder. The photographs show examples of early-20th century residential architecture, and are captioned "Santos (Brasil) 1950 new suburb" and "2nd house we lived in, in Cuba."

Mercury Photo Service Ltd.

Redbook reader

Photograph is of a woman sitting in front of a fireplace, with Redbook magazine open on her lap. The support for the image is a neon-red paper. On the lower right of the tan card mount is embossed the studio logo. On the verso is inscribed in green ink: "To Jessie, Wishing you many happy returns of the day. Violet. Jan. 1 1912."

Rembrandt's Studio

Horse team

Photographic image is of a two-horse team standing on a dirt road with cart and driver in front of residential buildings. The card mount is taupe and dark gray.

Jesse J. H. Plato

Canterbury cathedral and girl

Two pairs of photographs originally grouped together. Two photographs are of a girl seated on a miniature chaise longue in front of garden wall, and two photographs are of the interior of Canterbury Cathedral. The cathedral photographs have both been written on verso in pencil "Canterbury Cathedral," and individually in ink, "Presbytery and Archbishop Bourchier's Tomb" and "Effigy of the Black Prince from his Tomb."

Shields, Lorne

Barn raising, boating, and other outside pursuits

These photographs share few similarities in image content besides all being taken out-of-doors. Four images show a barn raising, and sixteen images are of boats, including the "Stoney Lake" and the "Modello." One photograph is of a man in a wheatfield--written on verso is "What do you think of this for Western Wheat 10 mi.'s from Regina?" The other photograph written on verso is of a man and an airplane--"Douglas Lindsay out on the Sask. River Jan. 15 / 36 at Prince Albert where the fish bask from Leechee (sp?) Rouge is situated."

Shields, Lorne

Orillia, Ontario photographs

Tan envelopes are printed in black with "B. Frank Stewart, Kodaks and Amateur Supplies, Orillia, Ontario." Most of the photographs are undated snapshots of unidentified individuals and groups posed indoors and out, and images of farm animals, buildings, Niagara Falls and landscapes. Two photographs are dated on verso as "Sept. 1919", and "Jan. 1921." Four photographs are written in ink on verso "Jim Ross and Watson Matheson", "Catherine Ann (McFayden) Wallace", "Bolsover Sunday School Picnic", "Hugh McIntyre and family members."

Shields, Lorne

Motherhood advertisement

Print is captioned "Motherhood." It depicts a woman in a white fur-trimmed robe holding an infant in a white blanket. On verso, the work is identified as a Glaxo Baby Book advertisement. The envelope is addressed, Canadian-stamped, and cancelled.

H. F. Ritchie & Co. Ltd.

Black album, no cover

154 photographs affixed to 24 black paper pages, 11 loose prints--the album cover itself is absent. The photographs have primarily vernacular images: snapshots of individuals and small groups, individual and group portraits, vacation scenes. Captions and dates are in white pencil: "1929," "Pt. Stanley 1937," "Wingham 1937," "Cub Camp 1939," "Churchill 1940-1," "Lake Joseph," and "Natural Park." On the verso of one photograph is partially written "Dear Gertrude,-This is a picture...of our new home...Mildr(ed?)" A truck is shown painted with "...S TAXI CABS, 2400 CHATHAM." A boat is shown painted with "The 100 Mile Cruiser To NATURAL PARK, SAGAMO." A park entrance gate made of tree branches spells out "CAMP TINAWATAWA, YWCA, YMCA." On a page entitled "Camp 1921" the prints have been typed on "Lake Couchiching." One loose print is written on verso "May 1963."

Shields, Lorne

Black album, "Photographs"

Black leather album, lined with satin, bound with black string. "Photographs" is embossed on the front cover, and "Royal Albums" and "Made in USA" are in gold letterpress inside the back cover. Snapshots are glued to 40 black construction paper pages. Primarily vernacular images of weddings, soldiers, and vacations. Only Dick Gossett, Alan Pride, Bill McMillan, Duncan Wallace, and Minnie (Wallace) Owens are identified. One photograph of young men is entitled "Bolsover Flirts."

Royal Albums

The American Annual of Photography and Photographic Times Almanac for 1895

Green clothe-bound cover is embossed with “Scovill’s Photographic Series" and gold letterpress "The American Annual of Photography and Photographic Times Almanac for 1895.” This 438 p. book contains photomechanical reproductions of Alfred Stieglitz' "Outward Bound", p. 27, and "A Young Garibaldi", p. 254. Unpaginated appendices include vendor lists and advertisements.

Scovill & Adams Company

Eastman's Squeegee album

"Photographs" is embossed in black ink on the tan clothe-bound album cover. There are 50 spaces for photographs on the 26 pages, and the 38 extant images are of people at work and play in rural and urban areas. A sticker on the last, empty page reads “Eastman’s Squeegee Album, for 3 ½ x 3 ½ pictures, style A, manufactured by Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, NY.”

Eastman Kodak Company

Egypt album

Brown cardboard album is bound with string. Affixed to the front cover is a watercolour of a man and a camel at the base of the Pyramids. Inserted into the 12 paper pages are photographs of wartime Egypt. There are two loose prints: one of a guard tower, and the other of a shield that reads "Patience!! NOUS te PLUMERONS." Also included are 2 postcards: one is of the H.M.H.S. Asturias, and is addressed to Mrs. Wm. Lawler, of Vancouver, B.C.; the other is a group portrait of soldiers, and is addressed to Mrs. E. Shaw, also of Vancouver.

Shields, Lorne

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