Mabel James, c.1939


Description
Creator:
Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
A black and white negative of a passport photograph of Mrs. Mabel James. The negative envelope indicates that the photograph was taken on May 3. No specific year was given.
Notes:
Mrs. Mabel (Bosley) James was born in 1907. She married Frederick George James and they had two children: Mary and Phyllis Mary. Mrs. James died on 16 November 1989 in Whitby, 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: 1.5 in
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Ruddy, Marjorie Georgina ; James, Mabel Bosley
Local identifier:
A2013_040_715A
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8763208416877 Longitude: -78.9432555133056
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:
Mabel James, c.1939, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_715A.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white negative.
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Mabel James, c.1939


A black and white negative of a passport photograph of Mrs. Mabel James. The negative envelope indicates that the photograph was taken on May 3. No specific year was given.