Horse and Carriage in front of King Brothers' Tannery, 1934


Description
Creator:
Irwin, G. Norman, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A black and white photograph of a horse drawn carriage with a driver and two dogs inside at the Whitby Street Fair Parade. In the background is the King Brothers' Tannery.
Notes:
The tannery was one of three main industries in Whitby during the early 20th century. Whitby’s main industries at this time were a buckle factory; blanket factory and tannery. The tannery was in operation from 1863 to 1952.

Located at 301 Brock Street South, the tannery was at the corner of Dunlop Street and Brock Street. The tannery manufactured leather goods especially industrial belts used in factories and shoe laces.

Founded in 1863 by Joseph and Charles King, the tannery was operated as “King Brothers Tannery”. It was a family business until 1952 and in 1954 the factory was demolished.
Date of Original:
1934
Dimensions:
Width: 6 cm
Height: 6 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 6cm
Image Height: 6cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
15-003-002
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.88342 Longitude: -78.93287
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from copy negative dated 1973.
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Horse and Carriage in front of King Brothers' Tannery, 1934


A black and white photograph of a horse drawn carriage with a driver and two dogs inside at the Whitby Street Fair Parade. In the background is the King Brothers' Tannery.