Picture St. Marys
The Thames River in Winter, c. 1900-1903


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 winter likely sometime between 1900 and 1903; 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. Reesor took another photo from a similar view in the warmer months.
Notes:
Condition: Fair - Image is not very clear. Moderate discolouration of image. Large dark stain from clipped newsprint that has been stored with photo. Stain is 5cm wide and covers photo from top to bottom. Store with acid-free envelope or paper between newsprint and photo.
Inscriptions:
"The Thames". North of Sarnia Bridge.
Dimensions:
Width: 18.3 cm
Height: 22.9 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 13.4cm
Image Height: 8.1cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
Reesor183
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:
"The Thames River in Winter, c. 1900-1903", St. Marys Museum, Reesor183.
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

Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










The Thames River in Winter, c. 1900-1903


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 winter likely sometime between 1900 and 1903; 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. Reesor took another photo from a similar view in the warmer months.