Collections and Fonds – 4203802

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  • Record Information – Brief
    Title:
    Topley Series SE [graphic material]
    Hierarchical level:
    Series
    Reference:
    R639-148-4-E.
    Accession number:
    1936-270 NPC
    Type of material:
    Photographs
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    4203802
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    http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.redirect?app=fonandcol&id=4203802&lang=eng
    Context of this record:
  • Series includes:
    968 lower level description(s)
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    Date(s):
    1868-1916.
    Place of creation:
    No place, unknown, or undetermined
    Extent:
    964 photographs : b&w, glass plate negatives ; 20.3 x 25.4 cm (8 by 10 inches) or 16.6 x 21.6 cm.
    Language of material:
    English
    Scope and content:
    This series contains 964 photographs of urban and rural scenes across Canada. Many of these photographs were taken in Ottawa and its surrounding area, including exterior and interior views of the Parliament buildings (both before and during the fire of 1916). This series includes landscape photographs taken in British Columbia and Alberta by another photographer, Charles Horetzky (1840-1900). Also included are a few studio portraits of Aboriginal subjects, some hunting photographs featuring members of the Buckskin Club, and a composite image from Lady Dufferin¿s personal album.
    Creator / Provenance:
    Additional name(s):
    Finding aid no.:
    FA-001
    Finding aid:
    Graphic material (photo) (Electronic) FA-001 (90:Open)
    http://data2.archives.ca/pdf/pdf002/p000003175.pdf
    Additional information:
    Physical description note:
    Photographs taken by Topley usually measure 20.3 x 25.4, while those by Horetzky are much smaller, measuring 16.6 x 21.6 cm.
    Arrangement note:
    Photographs in this series were most likely removed from the Topley E series.
    Source:
    Private
  • Conditions of access:
    Box
    TOPLEY, WILLIAM JAMES 1936-270
    Terms of use:
    Copyright: Expired.
    Credit: Topley Studio / Library and Archives Canada / PA- number.
    Restrictions: Nil.

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