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John Hughesman Collection

  • PHO-A9; PHO-C11
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1860]-1960, predominant 1860-1890

Fifty of the photographs were contained in a Cartes de Visites album (designated A9). The photographs date from ca.1860-1880 and largely feature unidentified individuals as are found in many family collections. Also included with the donation were...

Hughesman, John

Phyllis (Elkin) Deacon fonds

  • PHO-C24
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1860]-1930

ncluded in this collection are a portrait of Phyllis and her brother Lewis, ca.1908, and a portrait of Phyllis, ca.1930, wearing a wine velvet dressing gown which she later donated to the Museum. There is also an interesting snap shot of Phyllis, ...

Deacon, Phyllis

Della Lemon fonds

  • PHO-C32
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1885]-1915

These photographs are all good quality studio portraits, ca.1885-1915, and feature individuals, couples or groups. One is a wedding portrait, ca.1900-1905. Another is an unusual portrait if a young boy with what appears to be a studio prop pony. N...

Lemon, Della

Edna MacLachlan fonds

  • PHO-C2
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1914]-1918

With the exception of one photograph labeled 'Orpington, England, 1915', the photographs cannot be dated with any more accuracy than ca.1914 - 1918. Most of the photographs depict posed groups of CAMC nursing sisters, including a group o...

MacLachlan, Edna

Beattie Collection

  • PHO-C5
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1915]-1961, predominant 1915-1927

Thirteen of the fourteen photographs in this collection date from ca.1915 - 1927 and all but three of these are studio produced portrait busts. Also included in this group are two views of farm machinery in the fields (one view of which is identif...

Beattie, Marion

May Elizabeth (Kennedy) Hayward fonds

  • PHO-C62
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1870]-1924

The collection includes: a snapshot of May Elizabeth, ca.1924, outside on a winter street (C62.1); a snapshot of the donor's mother and two other women, ca.1910, at a river boat dock (C62.2); a snapshot of a family group, ca.1910 (C62.3); and...

Hayward, May Elizabeth (Kennedy)

Lillian Knight fonds

  • PHO-C71
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1890]-1940

This collection includes: a cabinet card portrait of a family group, ca. 1890, identified as Jim and Agnes Smith and child; a postcard print, ca. 1915, of an unidentified man and two women standing beside and automobile on a dirt road; a portrait ...

Knight, Lillian

Beatrice May (Quilliams) Blocker fonds

  • PHO-A4; PHO-A5
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1910]-1915

The photographs in this collection are mounted in two albums. One (designated A4) contains 66 b&w photographs, ca.1910 - 1915. The subjects are Beatrice, her younger brother and other members of their family. Also featured is a photograph ...

Blocker, Beatrice

Una (Gray) Johnstone fonds

  • PHO-C17
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1850]-1920, predominant 1850-1896

The bulk of the collection consists of 19 studio portraits of individuals and groups dating from ca.1850 - 1895/96. It is likely that the oldest photographs were owned by Hector and Jane Munro and the collection was added to over the years by thei...

Johnstone, Una (Gray)

Alex and Alice Lyon fonds

  • PHO-C34
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1901]-1961, predominant 1901-1920

This collection consists of three black and white copy prints, made in 1979, of older originals which featured interiors of the Queens Hotel in Transcona, ca.1911 - 1913. The kitchen, dining room and bar are shown. Alice Denton can be seen in kitc...

Lyon, Alex and Alice

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