Richmond Hill Public Library News Index
Elizabeth Whittaker


Description
Creator:
Samuel C. Jory, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A photograph of Elizabeth Whittaker.
Notes:
Samuel C. Jory is listed as operating photography business in Toronto on 31 King St. East in 1865-1869.

"Cabinet card photographs were first introduced in 1866. They were initially employed for landscapes rather than portraitures. Cabinet cards replaced Carte de visite photographs as the popular mode of photography. Cabinet cards became the standard for photographic portraits in 1870. Cabinet cards experienced their peak in popularity in the 1880′s. Cabinet cards were still being produced in the United States until the early 1900′s and continued to be produced in Europe even longer. The best way to describe a cabinet card is that it is a thin photograph that is mounted on a card that measures 4 1/4″ by 6 1/2″. Cabinet cards frequently have artistic logos and information on the bottom or the reverse of the card which advertised the photographer or the photography studio’s services."
Inscriptions:
S. C. Jory,
Photographer,
31 King Street East,
Toronto.
Date of Original:
ca. 1865-1869
Dimensions:
Width: 6 cm
Height: 10 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
lynett-044
Collection:
Richmond Hill Public Library. Lynett Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.87111 Longitude: -79.43725
Creative Commons licence:
by-nc-nd [more details]
Contact
Richmond Hill Public Library
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

1 Atkinson St, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0H5

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Elizabeth Whittaker


A photograph of Elizabeth Whittaker.