Portrait of "Ruth", by George A. Hemstreet, Photographer, Milton [n.d.]


Description
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Creator:
George A. Hemstreet, Photographer
Media Type:
Text
Item Types:
Photographs
Cabinet photographs
Description:
A woman identified only by the broach at her neck as "Ruth" is pictured here in a black and white cabinet card photograph by G. A. Hemstreet. The photo is undated, but believed to be from the late 1870s or early 1880s. The photographer's name is stamped in black ink along the bottom of the card: "G. A. Hemstreet, Photographer, Milton, Ont." This cabinet card was in the possession of Iris Sloman Bell, of St. Catharines, whose relatives include former Black slaves from the United States.
Notes:
G. A. Hemstreet, also known as George A. Hemstreet, was a photographer in Milton, Ontario from 1877 - 1887.

Source: Phillips, Glen C. The Ontario photographers list (1851-1900). Sarnia: Iron Gate Publishing Co., 1990.
Place of Publication:
Milton, Ontario
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
George A. Hemstreet
Collection:
Rick Bell Family Fonds - RG 63
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.51681 Longitude: -79.88294
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
RG 63 Rick Bell Family fonds, Brock University Archives, Brock University.
Terms of Use:
Current copyright applies. In some instances, researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the Brock University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the Library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.
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Brock University,

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St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1

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Portrait of "Ruth", by George A. Hemstreet, Photographer, Milton [n.d.]


A woman identified only by the broach at her neck as "Ruth" is pictured here in a black and white cabinet card photograph by G. A. Hemstreet. The photo is undated, but believed to be from the late 1870s or early 1880s. The photographer's name is stamped in black ink along the bottom of the card: "G. A. Hemstreet, Photographer, Milton, Ont." This cabinet card was in the possession of Iris Sloman Bell, of St. Catharines, whose relatives include former Black slaves from the United States.