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The Duke and Duchess of York & Infant Prince

Item is a cabinet card of a man and woman leaning over infant. Text below photograph reads, 'T.R.H. The Duke & Duchess of York & Infant Prince. Gunn & Stuart Photographers to H.M. The Queen. Richmond, Surrey.' Inscription on verso reads, '7 [ill.] LONDON AUGUST 14th 1894.

Gunn & Stuart Photographers to H.M. The Queen

Painting reproduction

Item is a photographic reproduction of a painting by Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, titled 'Marie-Antoinette de Lorraine-Habsbourg, reine de France et ses enfants'. It is mounted to a cream coloured card featuring a blue decorative border with the letters 'ND' in the corners. Words on bottom of print read, 'Musee de Versailles - Marie-Antoinette et ses Enfants, par M - Vigée Le Brun'. Inscribed in pencil on verso, 'A Happy New Year - '.

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

Willi A Kiss

Item is a cabinet card portrait of baby. Brown text below photograph reads, 'Copyright Barraud 263 Oxford St London A few doors West of The Circus'. Brown text on back of card reads, 'Mr. Barraud 263, Oxford St. W (regent circus) London. Mr. Barraud bestows particular attention on enlargements, miniatures and reproductions which can be made from any photograph. All negatives registered and carefully preserved. Mr. Barraud's studios are approached by a lift constructed on the most approved patents which will be found a great advantage to sitters as no stairs have to be ascended, childrens portraits the same prices as other sitters.' Inscription in ink on back of card reads, Willi a Kiss, from Phyllis Margaret Dickson'.

Barraud Studio

Baby portrait.

Item is a baby portrait. Black text below photograph reads, 'Weston & Son, Dover & Folkestone'. Black text on back of card reads, 'Photographed From Life by Lambert Weston & Son. Waterloo Crescent, Dover. Sandgate Road, Folkestone.'

Lambert Weston & Son

Constance Orr infant portrait

Item is a portrait of baby standing on a chair. The mother's arm is subtley draped in the background. Embossed beneath the photograph reads, 'Phillips Square, Montreal, Wm. Notman & Son'. Inscription in black ink on back of mount reads, 'Constance Orr'.

William Notman & Son

Family album

Black cloth cover with black pages. Minimal handwritten notations.
Locations include: Alberta, Ontario.
Themes: family portraits, rural farm life, military group portraits, S.S. Keewahdin (later Keewatin), T.A. Cairns Sarnia & Forest.

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.

Social album

Brown paper cover, bound with brown string, embossed with word "photographs" in gold. Cover flaking. Black pages.

Themes include family and social snapshots. Many photographs are loose. Also includes some loose postcards. Some loose photographs and postcards have notations or messages with dates on their verso. Also contains a loose newspaper clipping, feature article titled: "A Half Forgotten Legend of the Genesee: How an Indian maid and her French lover leaped to their death in River's Bosom".

Dates include: January 1949, December 1952.

British Columbia album

Black cover embossed with "photographs" in gold, bound with black string. Black pages. Notations in white ink. Photographs mounted using black photo corners. A few loose photographs. Many photographs missing.

Sites include: St. Mary's River, the Rockies, Kicking Horse River, Arrow Lakes, Harrison Lake, Stanley Park, Vancouver Tennis Clubhouse in Shaugnessy Heights, Rose Gardens in the Empress Hotel Grounds, Canadian National Park Wainwright, Saskatchewan wheat fields,

Locations include: Calgary, Field, Nakusp, Vancouver, the Malahat,

Themes include: portraits, scenic landscapes and waterscapes, gardening, early cars, animals, early tractors, rural farm life, wheat harvesting, houses, churches, early ferries.

Notable: President Harding in Stanley Park, 1923.

Cottage album

Black textured soft cover. Black pages with photographs hand cut and mounted with glue. Many of the last pages are blank.
Photographs are amateur family snapshots taken at various locations including houses and a log cabin. There are landscapes and pictures of the family and children participating in various activities, including fishing, canoeing, horseback riding, and other cottage types of activities. There are also images taken in a photobooth, and photos of the family dog.

Shields, Lorne

England album

Item consists of brown, textured, hardcover, leather-bound album with decorative flower detailing on cover. Leather has worn off the spine. Pages are an off-white colour with decorative gold embossing and illustrative floral detail. Photographs slide in between two pieces of card that make each page and hold them in place.

Photographs are mostly portraits of one or two figures taken in studios across England, primarily around London, in towns and cities that include Brighton, Luton, Woburn, Tavistock, Bedford, Northampton and London. One photograph was made at J. C. Waler & Co. at 147 Yonge Street, Toronto.The address written inside the cover of the album is 61 High Street Ridgmont Bedford. Some notes and captions are written under and on the back of a few of the photographs in pencil and black ink. Inserted in the front page of the album are two loose pages with personal notes dated 1847 and 1881.

Studio names include: Chenhall & Son, The American Photo Co., W. Hall & Son, Powell Studios, T. Miller - Artist, Photo Artist - Lewes,

Names: W, M, Francis, T.G. Roberts The County Tea Exchange and Provision Warehouse [address was 45 & 46 High Street]

Shields, Lorne

Lambert and Fellows album

File consists of an album with the words "scrapbook" written on the front in red and blue letters. On the cover there is a picture of a boy sitting at a desk with a crown counting coins. In the room around him are pictures of a knight fighting an ogre; a picture of two hunters, and a fireplace with a clock on the mantle beside a mounted horse figurine, some books. and a calendar. The pages are plain off-white in colour and have articles and photographs glued in, along with many loose clippings and photos spread throughout.
Scrapbook contains images and newspaper articles about the Lambert and Fellows families, including wedding and death announcements.

Accompanying loose materials include: postcards, photoengravure reproduction, pen and ink drawing, photographs - mounted and unmounted, newspaper articles.

Dates on pages and accompanying loose materials include: 1885, 1889, 1894, 1904, 1907, 1908, 1911, 1918.

Studios include: The Cavendish Studio, Speaight, Cantuar Photo Co., Whiteley, Meisenbach.

Shields, Lorne

English church

Cyanotype image of a church on a country road, with a child standing in driveway. Gate to church is closed. Inscription handwritten in black ink on recto "English Church." Paper is very thin. Dated 1904 because same handwriting as 2008.001.1881.

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