Whitby Beach, c.1936


Description
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Creator:
Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
A black and white negative of people on the beach in Whitby, Ontario. In this view a child can be seen playing at the waters edge. In the distance people are pulling a sailboat on to the shore.
Notes:
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:
1936
Dimensions:
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1.5 in
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Ruddy, Marjorie
Local identifier:
A2013_040_185B
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Images Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.853888 Longitude: -78.936111
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Whitby Beach, c.1936, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_185B.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white negative.
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Whitby Beach, c.1936


A black and white negative of people on the beach in Whitby, Ontario. In this view a child can be seen playing at the waters edge. In the distance people are pulling a sailboat on to the shore.