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Group Portrait of Three Cyclists, London, Ontario
Description
Mystery Question
Do these three boys appear in the picture titled "Group portrait of holiday makers at Port Stanley, Ontario"?
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Creator
Hood, John, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
An amusing studio posed portrait of three young men with bicycles and a small clothed monkey set against an idyllic outdoor background. The two young men on the right are similarly dressed with matching three piece suits with boutonnieres and dark brimmed hats while the young man on the left wears a cap and a dark jacket with lighter coloured striped pants.
Notes
The photograph is card mounted with a metallic silver border.

The London Room Photograph Archives index lists the photographer as "J. Hood" although the usual photographer's stamp is not on the back of the photograph.

Photographer John Hood was active in London, Ontario from the 1880s until 1891 when he left to settle in British Columbia. He was in business with his brother Thomas at 202 Dundas Street, the location shown on the map.
Inscriptions
Handwritten in pencil on the reverse of the card mounted photograph: 3 boys & a monkey, London, Ontario
Date of Original
ca. 1886-1891
Dimensions
Width: 16.5 cm
Height: 11.2 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 14cm
Image Height: 9.8cm
Local identifier
32104033412919
Collection
J. Hood Photograph
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.9842690475378 Longitude: -81.2483178625488
Creative Commons licence
by [more details]
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation
Ivey Family London Room, London Public Library, London, Ontario, Canada
Reproduction Notes
London Room Photograph Archives - PG F118
Contact
London Public Library
Email:image.gallery@lpl.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

251 Dundas Street

London, ON N6A 6H9

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Group Portrait of Three Cyclists, London, Ontario


An amusing studio posed portrait of three young men with bicycles and a small clothed monkey set against an idyllic outdoor background. The two young men on the right are similarly dressed with matching three piece suits with boutonnieres and dark brimmed hats while the young man on the left wears a cap and a dark jacket with lighter coloured striped pants.