1882 Photo of a long bearded man sitting between 2 young girls. The girls are both wearing long dark dresses with fancy collars, and the man is wearing checkered-striped pants and a dark jacket. Condition: Has a fairly even yellow/brown tone; some stains on image, more on matting; image is still clear...
1881-82 Two little boys sitting side-by-side in a chair wearing collared outfits. Condition: some stains, dirty and yellowed. Losing contrast; irises of one boy have been penned in; Handle carefully and limit exposure.
1881-82 Photo of a man with wavy hair parted to the side and a mustache. The photo has been faded around him artistically. Condition: yellow/brown tone; dirty on bottom (from handling); possibly some mildew; handle only if necessary.
1882 Photo of a long bearded man sitting between 2 young girls. The girls are both wearing long dark dresses with fancy collars, and the man is wearing checkered-striped pants and a dark jacket.
0075ph is in better condition (slight loss of contrast though). Condition: Poor. Bent down the middle...
Photo of Margaret McArthur Weir (1808-1895). She was the mother of William Weir (the supposed first white child born in St. Marys) but was also a lace maker who at one time lived in the Tracy House (St. Marys Museum).
Here she is pictured wearing a bonnet around her hair done up at her chin. ...
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...
1881 - 1882
... little as it is slightly blurry) and looking at the camera.
As the photographer was only listed as being in business for 2 years, it can be assumed this photo was likely taken in 1881 or 1882
(provided it wasn't a reproduction of an earlier photo)....
Cabinet card photo of W.R. Riddell who was a teacher of mathematics at St. Marys Collegiate Institute from 1880 to 1883, and was also a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Ontario.
He is posed here with a book in his lap, sitting in an armed chair with his legs crossed. Condition: Good. Some...
Miss Julia Ford
St. Mary's, May 1882
(in different hand:)
Chief Justice of Ontario...
1882 Portrait of W.N. Ford. He is posed looking to the side of the camera. He has a longish beard and is wearing what appears to be a wool jacket. Condition: Very good. Some dirt and some yellowing.
Copy 2 is in very poor condition with possible mould on image.
This photograph shows the first CPR Train to pass through St. Marys with the lock-up school and a group of children in the fore ground. The school was named the lock-up school because the class room was above the town's only jail cell at the time. Marks on the image were made by Frank Willard....