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Fonds F 2179

Captain Traill Smith photograph collection


About these records

Title
Captain Traill Smith photograph collection
Dates of Creation
[186-]
Physical Description

86 photographs : black and white prints

Scope and Content

Collection consists of photographs acquired by Captain Traill Smith of South Africa while visiting Hudson's Bay area of Ontario. The photographs document Moose Factory and Rupert's House as well as other unidentified regions of northern Ontario. The photographs largely depict the homes, activities and people of Moose Factory and Rupert's House.

Many of the photographs in this collection were taken B.R.Ross and Charles Horetzky. Both Horetzky and Ross were amateur photographers who spent time in northern Ontario during the course of their work with the Hudson's Bay Company.

This collection has been divided into five series.

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Restrictions on Access
There are no restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Records are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on reproduction, however permission of the Archives of Ontario is required for publication; submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The records in this collection were acquired from Captain Traill Smith of South Africa in 1936.
Availability of Other Formats

Some of the photographs from this fonds are available in digital format in the Archives of Ontario Visual Database. Search using reference code F 2179.
Former Codes

Accession Number: 2210

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Records series that make up this fonds

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Reference Code Series Title
F 2179-1 Portrait photographs from northern Ontario
F 2179-2 Moose Factory photographs
F 2179-3 Rupert's House photographs
F 2179-4 Photographs of northern Ontario
F 2179-5 Brockville photograph