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Portrait of Mr. J. W. Vanwormer, London, Ontario

Cooper, Frank, 1845-1914, Photographer
Media Type:
Item Type:
A formal portrait of Mr. J. W. Vanwormer.
John Wesley Vanwormer, born June 10, 1805, died April 24, 1884. This undated portrait was taken in his later years at Frank Cooper's photography studio, possibly ca. 1875-1884.

He lived at 189 William Street, the location shown on the map.

The ornate photographer's imprint appears on the front of the card and there is a handwritten inscription on the back.
Front - Frank Cooper, Photographer, London
Reverse - J W Vanwormer an American a Turner by Trade, a Methodist in religion settled in London about the year 1834. Married Miss Park a daughter of the first gaoler of the Co of Middlesex and a sister of Saml. John & Wm. Park the two first named afterwards being Co. Gaolers. All those named being now dead. Mr. E R Cameron Barrister here now is a grandson of John Park. (inscription dated Nov 20/91)
Date of Original:
ca. 1875-1884
Width: 10.7 cm
Height: 16.5 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 8.8cm
Image Height: 12cm
Local identifier:
Frank Cooper Photograph
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.9814395683931 Longitude: -81.231049800911
Creative Commons licence:
by [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Ivey Family London Room, London Public Library, London, Ontario, Canada
Reproduction Notes:
London Room Photograph Archives - PG F107a
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Portrait of Mr. J. W. Vanwormer, London, Ontario

A formal portrait of Mr. J. W. Vanwormer.