Richmond Hill Public Library News Index
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Stock Sale Announcement 
ImageText  25 July 1864  This is an original poster with the announcement of farm stock sale in Richmond Hill on July 25th, 1864. IMPORTANT NOTICE! The Subscribers beg respectfully to state to the community at large, that, preparatory to a Dissolution of Partnership, they are prepared and will from this date dispose of...
Photograph of an unidentified man 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1860-1900s  A photograph of an unidentified man from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill.
Cabinet photograph of a young woman 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1869-1992  A cabinet photograph of a young woman from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill. George Kirton is listed as operating photography business in Woodstock, Ont., in 1869-1892. Reverse side: Kirton Photographer Woodstock
Tintype with the image of a couple 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1860-1870s  ..."A tintype, also known as a melainotype or ferrotype, is a photograph made by creating a direct positive on a thin sheet of metal coated with a dark lacquer or enamel." Tintypes enjoyed their widest use during the 1860s and 1870s. (Wikipedia)...
Photograph of a woman 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1860-1900s  A photograph of a woman from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill. The name of the photographer is unknown.
Amos Wright, Member of Parliament 
Image  ca. 1860s  ...This photograph likely dates to the 1860s....
Sons of Asahel Wright 
Image  1861  A photograph of sons of Asahel Wright. Standing, left to right, are Michael, Amos,and Mark. Seated are Joseph, John, Abel, and Asahel. 1861. Joseph, 72 Michael, 64 John, 71 Amos, 63 Abel, 70 Mark, 58 Asahel, 66 The sons of Asahel Wright Photograph by A. C. McIntyre, Brockville, 1861
David Bridgeford 
Image  ca. 1860s  A photograph of David Bridgeford, veteran of the War of 1812 and prominent member of the Richmond Hill community. He accompanied Colonel Robert Moodie on his ride down Yonge Street in the evening of December 4, 1837.
John Langstaff 
Image  ca. 1860s  A photograph of John Langstaff (1774-1863 or 1775-1865), who gave his name to the settlement of Langstaff or Langstaff Corners, and whose son, grandson, and great-grandson dispensed medicine in Richmond Hill from 1849 to 1973.
Amos Wright, MPP 
Image  ca. 1860s  A photograph of Amos Wright, MPP, 1st Reeve of Markham Township.
Portrait photograph of a woman 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1860-1900s  A portrait photograph of a woman from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill.
Memorial portraiture of a boy 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1860-1900s  A memorial portraiture of a boy. The name of the photographer is unknown. "Post-mortem photography (also known as memorial portraiture or a mourning portrait) is the practice of photographing the recently deceased. These photographs of deceased loved ones were a normal part of American and...
Tintype of a boy 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1860-1870s  ..."A tintype, also known as a melainotype or ferrotype, is a photograph made by creating a direct positive on a thin sheet of metal coated with a dark lacquer or enamel." Tintypes enjoyed their widest use during the 1860s and 1870s. (Wikipedia)...
Tintype of a man in a buggy with a child 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1860-1870s  ..."A tintype, also known as a melainotype or ferrotype, is a photograph made by creating a direct positive on a thin sheet of metal coated with a dark lacquer or enamel." Tintypes enjoyed their widest use during the 1860s and 1870s. (Wikipedia)...
Photograph of a young girl 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1860-1900s  A photograph of a young girl from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill.
Tintype of a young boy 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1860-1870s  ..."A tintype, also known as a melainotype or ferrotype, is a photograph made by creating a direct positive on a thin sheet of metal coated with a dark lacquer or enamel." Tintypes enjoyed their widest use during the 1860s and 1870s. (Wikipedia)...
Tintype of a young man 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1860-1870s  ..."A tintype, also known as a melainotype or ferrotype, is a photograph made by creating a direct positive on a thin sheet of metal coated with a dark lacquer or enamel." Tintypes enjoyed their widest use during the 1860s and 1870s. (Wikipedia)...
Cabinet photograph of an elderly woman 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1864-1873  A cabinet photograph of an elderly woman from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill. David C. Butchart is listed as operating photography business in Toronto on 145 King St. East in 1864-1873. "Cabinet card photographs were first introduced in 1866. They were initially...
Cabinet photograph of a woman 
Image  ca. 1860-1900  A cabinet photograph of a woman from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill. "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...
Parker Crosby 
Image  ca. 1860s  A copy of a photograph of Parker Crosby, owner of a dry goods store destroyed in the disastrous fire of April 1866. Gagen & Fraser operated photography business in Toronto in 1878-1896.(?)
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