Gosgrove Child, May 27, 1948
Description
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Creator
Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Negatives
Description
A black and white large format negative of the Gosgrove child taken on May 27, 1947. The negative envelope indicates that the picture was taken at the Spruce Villa Hotel in Whitby, Ontario.
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
27 May 1948
Dimensions
Width: 5 in
Height: 3 in
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Ruddy, Marjorie ; Greenhill, Ruth
Local identifier
A2013_040_524
Collection
Whitby Online Historic Images Collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8770246086577 Longitude: -78.9556365901184
Recommended Citation
Gosgrove Child, May 27, 1948, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_524.
Reproduction Notes
Scanned from a black and white large format negative.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
Email
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Gosgrove Child, May 27, 1948


A black and white large format negative of the Gosgrove child taken on May 27, 1947. The negative envelope indicates that the picture was taken at the Spruce Villa Hotel in Whitby, Ontario.