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Robert "Bobby" West, 1937


Description
Creators:
Unknown, Photographer
West, Robert
, Depicted
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
This photograph depicts Robert "Bobby" West, noted Parisian eccentric and for many years an entertainer and operator of the Nith Navigation Co. This photograph was taken in 1937, when he was approximately 80 years old. In his late years, he was afflicted with rheumatism and wore goggles to protect his eyes.

More information about the Wests can be found in chapter 18 of volume I of At the Forks of the Grand, linked to on the right.

This image was printed on the thirty-fourth page of photographs in At the Forks of the Grand: Volume II by D. A. Smith.
Inscriptions:
P.S.
Date of Original:
1937
Dimensions:
Width: 18.6 cm
Height: 24 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
1999.1407.01
Collection:
D.A. Smith Photograph Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2 Longitude: -80.38333
Recommended Citation:
Robert West, 1937, D.A. Smith Photograph Collection, 1999.1407.01, Paris Museum and Historical Society
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Robert "Bobby" West, 1937


This photograph depicts Robert "Bobby" West, noted Parisian eccentric and for many years an entertainer and operator of the Nith Navigation Co. This photograph was taken in 1937, when he was approximately 80 years old. In his late years, he was afflicted with rheumatism and wore goggles to protect his eyes.

More information about the Wests can be found in chapter 18 of volume I of At the Forks of the Grand, linked to on the right.

This image was printed on the thirty-fourth page of photographs in At the Forks of the Grand: Volume II by D. A. Smith.