Fonds BCHS202 - Sally E. Wood fonds

Man on Horse and Buggy Young Woman riding a Bicycle Children in Orchard Group standing in front of Statue at Plymouth, pose 1 Baby Girl and Dog sitting on Porch Man standing on Beach Boy holding a Dead Eagle Two Boys on Bicycles with a Woman sitting on the Porch Young Woman posing with Bouquet of Flowers Young Child wearing a White Dress and Hat Portrait of Two Girls in White Dresses Blunt Children posing Outside, pose 1 Blunt Children posing Outside, pose 2 Blunt Family Group Portrait, pose 1 Blunt Family Group Portrait, pose 2 Blunt Children Portrait posing Indoors Blunt Family Group Portrait, pose 3 House with Man and Woman sitting Outside House with Girl standing on Front Porch House with Two Women Outside Arthur Stone's House, East Hill House in Wooded Area with Family Outside Christmas Tree with Presents Smart Turnout - Man and Team Group of School Children with Teacher Well-dressed Girl Posing with her Bicycle Inverness Barn Hillhouse Farm Barn Knowlton Distributing Home House on Lakeside, Knowlton
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Sally E. Wood fonds

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  • [ca. 1900-1907] (Creation)
    Wood, Sally E., 1857-1928

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photographs : glass negatives ; 4 x 5 inches, 5 x 7 inches and 8 x 10 inches.

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Sally Wood suceeded John A Wheeler in 1897 as photographer in the Brome area. She had her own photo studio until 1907. Sally was one of the rare woman photographers of the period, and was unique in that glass negatives were usually produced by men due to the heaviness of the equipement. She specialised in photographs of the coutryside and landscapes as well as archicteture of the area. In 1905, Sally toured Brome County taking photographs of the most pictoresque sites.

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The fonds consists of glass negative photographs taken by Sally Wood (1857-1928), Knowlton Photographer. The negatives showcases Brome County and the many picturesque countryside scenes and architecture of the area.

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Some photographs are severely damaged and require special handling.

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15 avril, 2016

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