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Fonds C 127

John Lane fonds

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John Lane fonds
Dates of Creation
[ca. 1900-1915]
Physical Description

148 photographs : negatives and prints

Scope and Content

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.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

John Lane (1862-1936) worked at the Imperial Bank in Toronto, and was an amateur photographer.

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Lane, John, 1862-1936

Restrictions on Access
No access restrictions.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Records are in the public domain. Permission of the Archives of Ontario is required for publication.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The fonds was donated by Charles Lane of Williamsville, New York in two accessions, in 1971 and 1972. The 1971 accession included originals as well as 69 negatives acquired on a copy loan basis.

Title based on contents of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession numbers 9238 and 9355.

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Records series that make up this fonds

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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