Eric looking at poppies, May 1939
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- Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
- Media Type:
- Item Type:
- A black and white negative of a young boy looking at poppies in a garden in May of 1939. The negative envelope refers to the child as Eric.
- 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:
- May 1939
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1.5 in
- Local identifier:
- Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
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- Creative Commons licence:
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- Copyright Statement:
- Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian copyright law. No restrictions on use.
- Recommended Citation:
- Eric looking at poppies, May 1939, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_679D.
- Reproduction Notes:
- Scanned from a black and white negative.
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