Trafalgar Township Historical Society Digital Collections
Bronte School Student Photograph 1898-9
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Description
Creator:
John Cole, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Text
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
The two photographs in this record were originally one long photograph. The photograph has been divided into two pages, "left" and "right". Notice the over-lapping in the centre of each. Pages 3 and 4 of this record correlate the numbers on each person to their name.

Bronte School, S.S.13, later became Centriller Public School.
Notes:
#19, Edith Speers was absent when the photograph was taken; she was ill with diptheria. The photographer returned to later photograph the Baptist-Methodist picnic and photographed Edith. He attached her image to the class photo in his lab.

Ross Wark notes that #2, Eliza Adams father owned a good deal of land in Bronte. He was a founding member of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church.

The three ladies on the right, #7,8 and 9 were not part of the school but allowed to participate in the photograph.

Lorne Joyce notes that having your photo taken at this time was a rare experience. This photograph is courtesy of Lorne Joyce. Lorne had detailed knowledge of early local community life and local marine history.
Inscriptions:
Each person has a number handwritten on their body. Pages 3 and 4 of this record list and identify most people.
"LEFT" identifies the left side of the original photograph, "RIGHT" identifies the right side.
Publisher:
John Cole
Place of Publication:
Brampton, Ontario
Date of Original:
1899
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Mr. Luscombe, teacher Miss Currie, teacher
Local identifier:
TTACL00084a
Collection:
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.40011 Longitude: -79.71632
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date:
1899
Recommended Citation:
Bronte School 1898-9
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Bronte School Student Photograph 1898-9


The two photographs in this record were originally one long photograph. The photograph has been divided into two pages, "left" and "right". Notice the over-lapping in the centre of each. Pages 3 and 4 of this record correlate the numbers on each person to their name.

Bronte School, S.S.13, later became Centriller Public School.