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
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.