John Thomas with hen, c.1940


Description
Creator:
Ruddy, Marjorie Georgina, 1908-1980, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A black and white portrait photograph of John Thomas (1885-1950) holding a Barred Rock Hen.
Notes:
John Thomas was born at Carmarthan, Wales on November 14, 1885. He came to Canada in his teenage years and worked at the R.J. Fleming farm at Pickering Township and King Brothers' Tannery, Whitby before being appointed as Whitby's night watchman in April 1921. As well, he was a breeder of chickens and won many prizes at the Canadian National Exhibition and local fairs. He died at Oshawa General Hospital on January 28, 1950 and is buried at Groveside Cemetery, Brooklin.
Date of Original:
c.1940
Dimensions:
Width: 3.5 cm
Height: 4 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 3.5cm
Image Height: 4cm
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Thomas
Local identifier:
31-009-435
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Language of Item:
English
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:
1940
Copyright Holder:
Marjorie Ruddy
Recommended Citation:
John Thomas with hen, c.1940, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives 31-009-435.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a copy negative.
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John Thomas with hen, c.1940


A black and white portrait photograph of John Thomas (1885-1950) holding a Barred Rock Hen.