County of Brant Public Library Digital Collections
Robert "Bobby" West with Life-Saving Medals
Description
Creators
Plamley, Photographer
West, Robert
, Depicted
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
This photograph shows Robert "Bobby" West with some of his many medals. Robert was the operator of the Nith Navigation Co. after his father, William, grew old. In addition to renting and piloting boats, Robert saved a large number of swimmers who were in danger of drowning in the river.

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 page 250 of At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I by D. A. Smith.
Inscriptions
PHOTO PLAMLEY

R. WEST PARIS RECORD 254 LIVES
50 Medals and Certificates
Date of Original
19[??]
Dimensions
Width: 5 cm
Height: 8.1 cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
2009.0062.01, Page 11, Photo 4
Collection
D.A. Smith Photograph Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2 Longitude: -80.38333
Donor
Paris Museum and Historical Society
http://www.parishistoricalsociety.com/
Email: parismuseum@rogers.com
Phone: (519) 442-9295
15 Curtis Avenue North
Paris, Ontario, Canada
N3L 3W1
Recommended Citation
Robert West with Life-Saving Medals, 19[??], D.A. Smith Photograph Collection, 2009.0062.01, Page 11, Photo 4, Paris Museum and Historical Society
Terms of Use
The information and images provided are for personal research only and are not to be used for commercial purposes. Use of this information should include the credit “Paris Museum and Historical Society.”
Contact
County of Brant Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
County of Brant Public Library (Paris Branch)
12 William Street
Paris, ON
N3L 1K7 | @brantlibrary
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Robert "Bobby" West with Life-Saving Medals


This photograph shows Robert "Bobby" West with some of his many medals. Robert was the operator of the Nith Navigation Co. after his father, William, grew old. In addition to renting and piloting boats, Robert saved a large number of swimmers who were in danger of drowning in the river.

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 page 250 of At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I by D. A. Smith.