Series Series 8 - Gordon family photographs

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Gordon family photographs

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CA ON00380 Series 8

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  • [ca. 1880] - [ca. 1990] (Creation)

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314 photographs : b&w and col. ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
ca. 130 photographs ; b&w negatives ; 13 x 7 cm or smaller
2 photographs : b&w tintypes ; 9 x 7 cm
4 photographs : colour reversal film (slides and others); 13 x 10 cm or smaller

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Series consists of photographs collected or created by members of the Gordon family of Port Credit including George W. Gordon and his children, and by related families such as the Beamishes of Springfield (Erindale). Photographs depict family members, family homes (largely exteriors), family and farming activities, and formal portraits. Photographs in this series have been organized by topic by the archivist. Researchers should be aware that other series and files in this fonds contain photographs.

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