London Public Library Image Gallery
Portrait of John Arthur Balkwill, London, Ontario


Description
Creator:
J.H. Griffiths, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A formally posed Carte-de-Visite, black and white portrait of John Arthur Balkwill as a young man, from the photography studio of J.H. Griffiths of London, Ontario. John A. Balkwill, the son of William and Martha Balkwill, was born May 23, 1842 (according to his Ontario death certificate). In the 1883 London City Directory there is an entry for J.A. Balkwill who is listed as a bookkeeper for William Kelly & Sons. John Arthur Balkwill died October 10, 1908.
Notes:
On the reverse a handwritten inscription identifies the subject. The photographer's information is printed on the back as well.

The map shows the location of J.H. Griffiths photography studio at 125 Dundas Street, the address given in the 1878/79 London city directory.
Inscriptions:
Reverse in handwriting - Jno. A. Balkwill son of Wm. Balkwill
Reverse - J.H. Griffiths, Photographer, London C.W. Copies may be had at 25 cents each.
Date of Original:
ca. 1862-1879
Dimensions:
Width: 6.2 cm
Height: 10.1 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 5.7cm
Image Height: 8.9cm
Local identifier:
32104033411648
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.9831623874282 Longitude: -81.2511502752686
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 E165
Contact
London Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

251 Dundas Street

London, ON N6A 6H9

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Portrait of John Arthur Balkwill, London, Ontario


A formally posed Carte-de-Visite, black and white portrait of John Arthur Balkwill as a young man, from the photography studio of J.H. Griffiths of London, Ontario. John A. Balkwill, the son of William and Martha Balkwill, was born May 23, 1842 (according to his Ontario death certificate). In the 1883 London City Directory there is an entry for J.A. Balkwill who is listed as a bookkeeper for William Kelly & Sons. John Arthur Balkwill died October 10, 1908.