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Studio portraits photograph collection - Guelph Public Library
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- Variations in title: This collection was previously known as the Guelph Public Library card photographs collection.
Level of description
CA ON00126 C24
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Dates of creation area
- Guelph Public Library
Physical description area
36 photographs : b&w, some sepia toned
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Archival description area
Precise custodial information for this collection is unknown. In March 2010, the archivist of the Guelph Public Library discovered these unprocessed photographs and assembled them into a collection.
Scope and content
This collection consists of photographs collected by the Guelph Public Library archives. The photographs are primarily studio portraits of unidentified persons mounted to cards of various sizes. Some of these photographs are full length portraits while others are only of an individual’s head and shoulders.
The photographs are examples of works by local photographers including Burgess and Son, P. Dobereiner, and W. Marshall. The cards include information pertaining to the photographer such as his address. On the reverse of some of the cards are unique designs likely used as a form of advertisement.
There is no further arrangement to these photographs.
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Restrictions on access
Access to these records is restricted for conservation reasons. Please contact the Guelph Public Library archivist to gain access to these records.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Copyright for these records has expired and the records are now in the public domain. Permission of the Guelph Public Library, however, is still required for publication.
More detailed listings are available for these records.
No further accruals of records are expected.