Item R-B1146 - Daughter of Governor General Aberdeen dressed to represent "The forests of Canada" at a fancy dress ball

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Daughter of Governor General Aberdeen dressed to represent "The forests of Canada" at a fancy dress ball

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  • Graphic material

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  • 1898-01 (Creation)
    Topley Studio
    Ottawa (Ont.)

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1 photograph : print, b&w ; 17.8 x 22.9 cm
1 photograph : negative

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Topley Studio began as a branch of Montreal photographer William Notman's studio in 1868 with William James Topley as its first manager. It operated it as a franchise of Notman's until 1875 when Topley opened a studio under his own name. The resultant Topley Studio closed in September 1923.

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Item is an image showing Marjorie H. Gordon (daughter of Governor General Lord Aberdeen) dressed to represent "The Forests of Canada" at a dress ball.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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Use, publication and/or reproduction of records subject to terms and conditions of the Copyright Act. Please consult reference archivist for assistance.

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SAFA 53 (old guide GR 537) consists of a fonds description, file listings of textual records and item descriptions of photographs.
See guide IR 15 for a description of records in R-OS 6.

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Additional image available in the Topley Studio fonds at Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa [PA-027919].

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Saskatchewan Archives. Archival Description Manual 2004.



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  • English

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  • Latin


Topley Studio. Marjorie H. Gordon, costumed for "The Forests of Canada." January 1898. PA-027919. Topley Studio fonds. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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