Bird's Nest, May 24, 1938


Description
Creator:
Ruddy, Marjorie Georgina, 1908-1980, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
A black and white negative of a bird's nest on top of a pillar at 501 Byron Street South in Whitby, Ontario.
Notes:
This house was built in 1915 and purchased by Judge Robert Ruddy in 1919. It was owned by the Ruddy family until 1993.

Marjorie Ruddy, prominent Whitby photographer and daughter of Judge Ruddy, grew up in this house.

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:
24 May 1938
Dimensions:
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1.5 in
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Ruddy, Marjorie Georgina
Local identifier:
A2013_040_788D
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8749751542304 Longitude: -78.9414959841919
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Bird's Nest, May 24, 1938, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_788D.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white negative.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
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405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

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Bird's Nest, May 24, 1938


A black and white negative of a bird's nest on top of a pillar at 501 Byron Street South in Whitby, Ontario.