Picture St. Marys
Aerial View of St. Marys, 1919


Description
Creator:
Bishop-Barker Co. Limited, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
An aerial photo taken from an airplane giving a view of St. Marys from above in 1919. The photo was taken by the Bishop Barker Co. Limited, based in Toronto; it has been printed on the front of a postcard. The company was founded in 1919 by Canadian flying aces William "Billy" Bishop and William Barker. One of the services the company offered was aerial photography.

The postcard was sent to Milton Reesor at his address in Toronto in June of 1920. Reesor was a resident of St. Marys for many years and this photograph was included in one of his photo albums. He was a photography enthusiast and had taken numerous amateur photographs of St. Marys and the surrounding area.

An image of the back of the postcard is also available to view on "Picture St. Marys" under the I.D. # Reesor403b.
Notes:
Condition: Excellent - Image is very clear. Moderate discolouration. No other damage.
Inscriptions:
St. Marys, Ont., Taken from an Aeroplane.
Copyright, Canada, 1919 by Bishop Barker Co. Limited, Toronto.
Place of Publication:
Toronto
Date of Original:
2 June 1920
Date Of Event:
1919
Dimensions:
Width: 13.9 cm
Height: 8.8 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 12.9cm
Image Height: 7.9cm
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Milton Reesor, Billy Bishop, William Barker
Corporate Name(s):
Bishop Barker Co. Limitied
Local identifier:
Reesor403a
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:
"Aerial View of St. Marys, 1919", St. Marys Museum, Reesor403a.
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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Aerial View of St. Marys, 1919


An aerial photo taken from an airplane giving a view of St. Marys from above in 1919. The photo was taken by the Bishop Barker Co. Limited, based in Toronto; it has been printed on the front of a postcard. The company was founded in 1919 by Canadian flying aces William "Billy" Bishop and William Barker. One of the services the company offered was aerial photography.

The postcard was sent to Milton Reesor at his address in Toronto in June of 1920. Reesor was a resident of St. Marys for many years and this photograph was included in one of his photo albums. He was a photography enthusiast and had taken numerous amateur photographs of St. Marys and the surrounding area.

An image of the back of the postcard is also available to view on "Picture St. Marys" under the I.D. # Reesor403b.