Trafalgar Township Historical Society Digital Collections
Bronte School Student Photograph 1898-9
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Description
Creator
John Cole, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Text
Item Type
Photographs
Description
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.
Notes
#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.
Inscriptions
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.
Publisher
John Cole
Place of Publication
Brampton, Ontario
Date of Original
1899
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Mr. Luscombe, teacher Miss Currie, teacher
Local identifier
TTACL00084a
Collection
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.40011 Longitude: -79.71632
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Copyright Date
1899
Recommended Citation
Bronte School 1898-9
Contact
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Email:michelle@tths.ca
Website:

Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton
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Bronte School Student Photograph 1898-9


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.