Fonds C 127
148 photographs : negatives and prints
Fonds consists of photographic negatives and prints depicting landscapes and street scenes of Toronto and other areas of Ontario.
Fonds includes 8 glass negatives [190-], which feature scenes of Toronto, including the Toronto fire of 1904, an interior view of what may be the Toronto Council Chamber, and a pre-1910 view of Queen's Park from the south.
Also included are 71 photographic prints [190- ca. 1915] which provide views of various locations within Ontario, including Toronto (Don Valley and Rosedale ravines); Burlington (dedication of King Edward VII memorial; Brant House; Bell Park); Muskoka and Acton West. As well, there are scenes from Niagara Falls, Eldorado Park in Burlington, and a number of undetermined Ontario locales.
The fonds also includes Series C 127-3, consisting of 69 35 mm. negatives reproduced in 1971 by the Archives of Ontario from an album of John Lane photos. This segment of the fonds consists of photos taken [190-] of landscape and street scenes from various locales in and near Toronto, Ontario.
John Lane (1862-1936) worked at the Imperial Bank in Toronto, and was an amateur photographer.
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Accession numbers 9238 and 9355.
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|Reference Code||Series Title|
|C 127-1||John Lane's glass plate negatives of Toronto|
|C 127-2||Jane Lane's photographs of Ontario|
|C 127-3||John Lane's negatives of landscapes and streetscapes of locations in and near Toronto|