Joseph Bascom, January 1938

Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type:
Item Type:
A black and white negative of a silhouette of Joseph Bascom taken in January of 1938 in Whitby, Ontario.
Joseph Bascom was born 11 July 1911 in Whitby, Ontario. His parents were Dr. Horace and Mary Louise Bascom. Dr. Horace Bascom was Registrar of the Ontario County Courts and later went on to become sheriff.

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:
January 1938
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1.5 in
Personal Name(s):
Ruddy, Marjorie Georgina ; Bascom, Joseph
Local identifier:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8738150544454 Longitude: -78.9436632090759
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:
Joseph Bascom, January 1938, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_727B.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white negative.
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Joseph Bascom, January 1938

A black and white negative of a silhouette of Joseph Bascom taken in January of 1938 in Whitby, Ontario.