Unidentified Child in Flowers, c.1945
Description
Mystery Question
Can you identify the girl in this photograph?
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Creator
Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Negatives
Description
Black and white negative of an unidentified girl standing between two large flowers. She is looking at the photographer. A house is visible in the background.
Notes
This negative was part of a negative strip that was found rolled up in a wooden box without any identification of the people or places in the photographs. Written on the wooden box: Marjorie Ruddy negs 45 each.

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.1945
Dimensions
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1.5 in
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Ruddy, Marjorie Georgina,
Local identifier
A2013_040_856G
Collection
Whitby Online Historic Photograhps Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8792131934788 Longitude: -78.9421397143554
Copyright Statement
This item is protected by the Canadian Copyright Act and is intended for one-time use only. Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). It is your responsibility for obtaining these permissions.
Copyright Date
1945
Copyright Holder
Marjorie Ruddy
Recommended Citation
Unidentified Child, c.1945, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_856G.
Reproduction Notes
Scanned from a black and white negative.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

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Unidentified Child in Flowers, c.1945


Black and white negative of an unidentified girl standing between two large flowers. She is looking at the photographer. A house is visible in the background.