W.H. Irvine and William Thorne from the London Opera Company, London, Ontario

Shannon & Atelier, Photographer
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Item Type:
A card mounted photograph of two costumed men posed looking at each other, one seated and the other standing with one foot on the settee the other is seated on.
On Friday, October 5th, 1894 the London Free Press carried a detailed description of the London Opera Company's Wednesday evening performance in St. Thomas, Ontario of "La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein" composed by Jacques Offenbach. The operetta, directed by Mrs. Harriette Holman and her son Alfred D. Holman, was a familiar work that their family had performed in the past with their professional company, The Holman Opera Troupe. In this amateur performance, W.H. Irvine who is on the left side of this portrait, sang the tenor role of Népomuc and William Thorne sang the baritone role of Baron Puck.
The map location shows 180 Dundas Street in London, Ontario the address given for the photographer.
Handwritten below photograph: W.H. Irvine October 3, 1894 (and) William Thorne. Below this is the imprint for the photographer on separate banners: Shannon & (?) Atelier 180 Dundas, London. On the reverse: handwritten once in cursive and once in uppercase printing: W.H.
Irvine (and) Oct. 3/94. Also 62.14.6 and on typed on a short strip of tape: #2
Date of Original:
3 Oct 1894
Width: 12.8 cm
Height: 17.7 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 9.8cm
Image Height: 14cm
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.9839864979142 Longitude: -81.2491547117615
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Creative Commons licence:
by [more details]
Recommended Citation:
Ivey Family London Room, London Public Library, London, Ontario, Canada
Reproduction Notes:
London Room Photograph Archives - PG B176
London Public Library
WWW address:
Agency street/mail address:
251 Dundas Street London, ON N6A 6H9
W.H. Irvine and William Thorne from the London Opera Company, London, Ontario
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