Ontario Ladies' College May Day, May 24, 1938
- Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
- Media Type:
- Item Type:
- A black and white negative of the May Queen and her court at Ontario Ladies' College. In this view the procession is walking between two lines of students.
- The May Court Festival was first proposed to the Ontario Ladies' College by Lady Majorie Gordon, daughter of Lord Aberdeen, the Governor-General of Canada, when she visited the College in 1898. It has been an annual event since 1907.
Marjorie Georgina Ruddy (1908-1980) was a prominent Whitby photographer and the only commercial photographer in Whitby during the 1930s and 1940s. Marjorie was the official photographer for the Whitby Police Department starting in the 1930s and as a result took many photographs of car accidents, fingerprints and crime scenes. (Station Gallery. Whitby Through the Lens Photographs by Marjorie G. Ruddy, 1935-1948. Whitby: Station Gallery, 2010.)
- Date of Original:
- 24 May 1938
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1.5 in
- Personal Name(s):
- Ruddy, Marjorie Georgina
- Local identifier:
- Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
- Language of Item:
- Copyright Statement:
- Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian copyright law. No restrictions on use.
- Recommended Citation:
- Ontario Ladies' College May Day, May 24, 1938, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_049D.
- Reproduction Notes:
- Scanned from a black and white negative.
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