Beecroft Picnic, c.1939


Description
Creator:
Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
A black and white negative of Eleanor Chambers Norton sitting outside. In this view she is cutting something into a bowl that is on her lap. She is looking up and smiling at the photographer. The negative envelope refers to the family as Beecroft.
Notes:
Eleanor Chambers Norton was born in London, Ontario on 8 September 1906. She married Julian Balfour Beecroft on 18 November 1931. Together they had five children: Eleanor Jane, Norma Marian, Eric Edmund, Charles Andrew Stuart and Carolyn Ruth. Eleanor passed away on 20 September 2007 and is buried at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario.

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:
c.1939
Dimensions:
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1 in
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Ruddy, Marjorie ; Beecroft ; Norton, Eleanor Chambers
Local identifier:
A2013_040_625D
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Images Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8797699937504 Longitude: -78.9419680529785
Copyright Statement:
This item is protected by the Canadian Copyright Act and is intended for one-time use only. Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). It is your responsibility for obtaining these permissions.
Copyright Date:
1939
Copyright Holder:
Marjorie Ruddy
Recommended Citation:
Beecroft Picnic, c.1939, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_625D.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white negative.
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Beecroft Picnic, c.1939


A black and white negative of Eleanor Chambers Norton sitting outside. In this view she is cutting something into a bowl that is on her lap. She is looking up and smiling at the photographer. The negative envelope refers to the family as Beecroft.