- W.E. O'Brien, Photographer
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- Black and white negative of a studio photograph of a group of children believed to be those of Thomas and Catherine Wilson.
This photograph was likely reprinted by W.E. O'Brien in the 1880s. W.E. O'Brien arrived in Whitby in 1884.
- Thomas Hall Wilson (1837-1913), eldest son of James (1807-1890) and Elizabeth (1818-1889) Wilson, married Catherine DeGeer (1837-1913) at Whitchurch Township in 1858; they had six children: Mary Hannah Wilson (1860-1942), William James Wilson (1862-1915), Amanda Elizabeth Wilson (1864-1952), Charles Herbert Wilson (1866-1943), Kate Annett Wilson (1869-1953), George Iolum Wilson (1872-1954).
James and Elizabeth Wilson emigrated from Yorkshire, England settling at Whitby in the 1830s. Thomas was a harness maker and operated a toll gate on Concession 1. He also took up other trades throughout his life.
George Wilson was an Oshawa-Whitby photographer. He was the successor of the Whitby photographic studio operated by Stedham & O'Brien at the corner of Dundas and Brock Streets.
- Printed on the mat underneath the photograph: 'W.E. O'Brien/Whitby.'
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Width: 2.5 cm
Height: 3.5 cm
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- Whitby Online Historic Images Collection
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- Copyright Statement:
- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
- Recommended Citation:
- Wilson Children, c.1874
- Reproduction Notes:
- Scanned from copy negative.
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