Crawforth Farm, October 12, 1938
- Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
- Media Type:
- Item Type:
- A black and white negative of a residence on the Crawforth property. The large brick house was photographed from the front.
- The Crawforth farm was located on the north side of Base Line at the Whitby - East Whitby Township border. The farm was was demolished for the construction of Highway 401 in 1939. The houses were demolished circa 1998.
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:
- 12 October 1938
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1.5 in
- Personal Name(s):
- Ruddy, Marjorie Georgina ; Crawforth, Mark
- Local identifier:
- Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
- 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:
- Crawforth Farm, October 12, 1938, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_774B.
- Reproduction Notes:
- Scanned from a black and white negative.
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