County of Brant Public Library Digital Collections
Dr. Duncan Marquis of Mount Pleasant, 1891
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Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
This 1891 photograph depicts Dr. Duncan Marquis, who has been described (by M. Smyth) as "probably the most beloved doctor the village ever had." A native of the village, he left to pursue his medical education but later returned to set up practice in the village of his youth. He was regarded as an expert and visited major hospitals in New York; he was evidently successful in Mount Pleasant, where he was able to buy Alvah Townsend's mansion for $12,000.

This image was digitized by the Brant Museum & Historical Society and was originally printed in The Canadian Album of 1891 published by Bradley, Garriston & Co. of Brantford. It was printed on page 216 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger.
Date of Publication
1891
Subject(s)
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.0834 Longitude: -80.31637
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Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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County of Brant Public Library (Paris Branch)
12 William Street
Paris, ON
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Dr. Duncan Marquis of Mount Pleasant, 1891


This 1891 photograph depicts Dr. Duncan Marquis, who has been described (by M. Smyth) as "probably the most beloved doctor the village ever had." A native of the village, he left to pursue his medical education but later returned to set up practice in the village of his youth. He was regarded as an expert and visited major hospitals in New York; he was evidently successful in Mount Pleasant, where he was able to buy Alvah Townsend's mansion for $12,000.

This image was digitized by the Brant Museum & Historical Society and was originally printed in The Canadian Album of 1891 published by Bradley, Garriston & Co. of Brantford. It was printed on page 216 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger.