Bronte School Student Photograph 1898-9
- John Cole, Photographer
- Media Type
- Item Type
- The two photographs in this record were originally one long photograph. The photograph has been divided into two pages, "left" and "right". Notice the over-lapping in the centre of each. Pages 3 and 4 of this record correlate the numbers on each person to their name.
Bronte School, S.S.13, later became Centriller Public School.
- #19, Edith Speers was absent when the photograph was taken; she was ill with diptheria. The photographer returned to later photograph the Baptist-Methodist picnic and photographed Edith. He attached her image to the class photo in his lab.
Ross Wark notes that #2, Eliza Adams father owned a good deal of land in Bronte. He was a founding member of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church.
The three ladies on the right, #7,8 and 9 were not part of the school but allowed to participate in the photograph.
Lorne Joyce notes that having your photo taken at this time was a rare experience. This photograph is courtesy of Lorne Joyce. Lorne had detailed knowledge of early local community life and local marine history.
- Each person has a number handwritten on their body. Pages 3 and 4 of this record list and identify most people.
"LEFT" identifies the left side of the original photograph, "RIGHT" identifies the right side.
- John Cole
- Place of Publication
- Brampton, Ontario
- Date of Original
- Personal Name(s)
- Mr. Luscombe, teacher Miss Currie, teacher
- Local identifier
- Trafalgar Township Historical Society
- Language of Item
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 43.40011 Longitude: -79.71632
- Copyright Statement
- Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
- Copyright Date
- Recommended Citation
- Bronte School 1898-9
- Trafalgar Township Historical SocietyEmail:firstname.lastname@example.org
Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton