Collections and Fonds – 4204069

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  • Record Information – Brief
    Title:
    Topley Series TXB [graphic material]
    Hierarchical level:
    Series
    Reference:
    R639-132-0-E.
    Accession number:
    1936-270 NPC
    Type of material:
    Photographs
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    4204069
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    Context of this record:
  • Series includes:
    127 lower level description(s)
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    Date(s):
    1870-1920.
    Place of creation:
    Canada
    Extent:
    127 photographs : b&w, glass plate negatives ; various dimensions, mostly 10.2 x 12.7 cm.
    Language of material:
    English
    Scope and content:
    This series contains 127 glass plate negatives of mostly agricultural and rural scenes around Canada. Some photographs depict Inuit communities in Labrador. Also, there are a few photographs taken in Ottawa on Parliament Hill. Six photographs are seated portraits of Narcisse F. Belleau, Sir John A. Macdonald, John Sandfield Macdonald, Allan MacNab and George-Étienne Cartier. There is also a photograph of Louis Riel and the Provisional Government of the Métis Nation in 1870.

    In the remaining unidentified photographs there are images of the Canadian Army Dental Corps and people engaged in recreational activities like camping, swimming and picnicking.
    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/p000003147.pdf
    Additional information:
    Arrangement note:
    Photographs in this series were most likely removed from the Topley B series as they were unidentified and unnumbered. These items were numbered with the prefix "TX-B" or "TXB" as a separate group.
    Restrictions on access note:
    Access to the glass plate negatives has to be given through a photo archivist as the originals do not circulate.
    Source:
    Private
  • Conditions of access:
    Box
    TOPLEY, WILLIAM JAMES 1936-270
    Terms of use:
    Credit: William James Topley / Library and Archives Canada / PA-.
    Restrictions on use: Nil.
    Copyright: Expired.

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