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Elderly woman seated, holding a book 
ImageMysteries:    Elderly woman formally dressed and posed in a portrait studio holding a book Condition: Right top edge clipped off; photo & matting browned with age (possible shellac browning); hole in top where tack may have gone through; bottom centre ripped.
Portrait of Woman 
ImageMysteries:    Very stern woman with a large tight bun, lace collar and short scarf in a portrait photograph Condition: image is severely faded possibly due to "extra finish"; gold leafing is turning green and overall the photo is dirty in appearance
Portrait of Woman 
ImageMysteries:    Woman wearing a high-necked frilly collar and patterned-fabric dress with her hair up in a high bun. Condition: 2 holes with rust marks in matting; image yellowed/browned all over; matting looks like it got wet in "top" corner.
Portrait of Man 
ImageMysteries:  1875  Man wearing thickly knotted tie, non-collared shirt, corduroy vest and wool jacket. His eyebrows are thick and he has longish hair on his neck but otherwise has a clean-shaven face. Condition: Image is (very) browned; matte and image extremely dirty; shellac coating looks unevenly rubbed...
Woman standing 
ImageMysteries:    Very well dressed woman posed in a short jacket, long skirt, fuzzy scarf and a very decorative hat. Condition: Very good; bend in centre-left of matting; some even browning of image.
Small boy on bicycle 
ImageMysteries:    Young boy with hair parted in the middle posed on a tricycle with a scenery backdrop behind him. Condition: browning around edges of photo; image scratched on surface; matting very dirty.
Alexander Grant 
Image    Portrait of Alexander Grant, a preacher in St. Marys for 21 years starting in 1885. He is standing in a long wool jacket lined in fur, holding onto a muff. Condition: Some yellowing/browning (fairly even, except in bottom right hand of photo - possibly from some sort of adhesive); otherwise in...
Six women seated; wearing Japanese costumes 
ImageMysteries:    Six woman all in Japanese dress holding hand fans behind their heads. Condition: Image has silvered at corners (especially the top corners); some uneven yellowing but image is still very clear.
Dr. J.H. Mathieson 
Image    Portrait photo of Dr. J.H. Mathieson (1843-1914) who practiced medicine in St. Marys. Dr. Mathieson is sitting, arm on a side table (with book), his hand near his chin and a finger by his ear. He is dressed in a suit with a shirt that has a collar that covers his neck. Condition: some silvering...
James (Jimmy) Tate standing beside his rocking chair 
Image    Photo of a man with wild hair, sideburns and facial hair. He is not wearing any shoes, dressed in shabby clothing but smiling happily with his hand and forearm on his rocking chair. Condition: brown-toned photo that still maintains a very clear image. See also 0030ph and 0031ph for more photos...
Middle-aged man and woman, late 1800's 
ImageMysteries:  1880s  Photo of man sitting in chair with woman standing behind and to the side of him with her hand on his shoulder. Condition: yellowed/browned (unevenly); some brown spots; many surface scratches and fading/wearing of the image.
Woman: nurse 
Image  1916  Photo of woman in nurse's attire holding medical instruments and placing them on a table. Condition: matting is not thick and therefore bent and torn in places; a little worn and browned in spots but otherwise image is in good condition (writing on image is still clear). "Faithfully yours/Jean...
Portrait of Woman 
ImageMysteries:    Woman wearing dark blouse with sleeves that flow out and aren't quite long enough to reach her wrists. She is wearing a brooch on the lace collar. Hair is slicked down, but the hint of curls are evident underneath. Photo is faded artistically below her blouse. Condition: image very yellowed...
Portrait of Man 
ImageMysteries:    Man with long sideburns and moustache and hair slicked back, looking to the side. Photo has been faded artistically around his jacket. Condition: "Leary" is scratched and faded; picture looks dirty with brown/yellow spots and marks all over.
Unknown child 
ImageMysteries:    Portrait photograph of an unknown infant. Condition: Fair to good.
Baby seated in a carriage with a dog beside it 
ImageMysteries:    Studio portrait of a baby seated upright in a baby carriage with a dog sitting next to the carriage. The background has been made to look like a wooded area with water behind and grass on the ground. The baby is dressed in a flowing white outfit (possibly a Christening outfit?) and a bonnet....
William Weir 
Image    Portrait photo of William Weir (1844-1921). William Weir was one of the last owners of the Tracy house (now the St. Marys Museum). The Weirs were the ones to give the land the name "Cadzow Park". Mr. Weir lived in the house from 1875 until his death in 1921, and was the mayor of St. Marys in...
Mr. T. Bennett from the St. Marys Fire Brigade 
Image    Detail from a larger group photo of the St. Marys Fire Brigade (ca. 1900). Mr. T. Bennett is dressed in his uniform. Condition: Is a copy, and is in very good condition
St. Marys Class 1938 
Image  1938  Class picture of St. Marys Central School class in 1938 taken outside of the school building. From Left to Right: Back: Mr. McLeish, Jack Ellis, Bill Metcalfe, Louis Winger, Ida Smith, Velma (Heard) Hall, Irene Richardson, Kenneth Clyne, Charlie Sterrit Middle: Marion Clarke, Muriel Dickson,...
Elva (Stevens) Holm 
Image    Photo of a girl with long braids with large bows holding the braids. She is wearing a satiny dress and is looking off to the side with a smile on her face. Condition: matting and image in excellent shape; some uneven toning. "Elva (Stevens) Holm" "Touchmark Pewter"
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