Picture St. Marys
Thames River from Sarnia Bridge


Description
Creator:
Milton Reesor, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A photograph giving a view of the Thames River looking northwest from the Sarnia Bridge in St. Marys. The photo was taken by local amateur photographer Milton Reesor in the late 19th to early 20th century; the exact date of the photo is unknown. The large house seen through the trees in the distance was built for local politician T.B. Guest. The house, owned for many years by the Gilpin family, was demolished in the 1980s. The Guests' private boathouse can be seen along the riverbank below the house.
Notes:
Condition: Poor - Image is not very clear. Severe discolouration and fading of photograph. Photo is becoming unstuck from album page at bottom corners.
Inscriptions:
"Long, long, may my heart with such memories be filled. Like the vase in which roses have once been distilled. You may break, you may shatter the vase if you will. But the scent of roses will cling to it still." M.W.R.
Dimensions:
Width: 16.5 cm
Height: 14 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 12.2cm
Image Height: 7.7cm
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
T.B. Guest, Gilpin
Local identifier:
Reesor159
Collection:
St. Marys Museum Photo Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.25009 Longitude: -81.13304
Donor:
Dan O'Toole
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
"Thames River from Sarnia Bridge", St. Marys Museum, Reesor159.
Location of Original:
R. Lorne Eedy Archives
Terms of Use:
Reproduction of digital objects is restricted to fair use for personal research or study; any other use must be done with permission of copyright holder.
Reproduction Notes:
This image is a watermarked low resolution reproduction. High resolution images are available at the St. Marys Museum for a fee.
Contact
St. Marys Museum
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

177 Church Street South,

P.O. Box 998,

St. Marys, Ontario.

N4X 1B6

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Thames River from Sarnia Bridge


A photograph giving a view of the Thames River looking northwest from the Sarnia Bridge in St. Marys. The photo was taken by local amateur photographer Milton Reesor in the late 19th to early 20th century; the exact date of the photo is unknown. The large house seen through the trees in the distance was built for local politician T.B. Guest. The house, owned for many years by the Gilpin family, was demolished in the 1980s. The Guests' private boathouse can be seen along the riverbank below the house.