Fonds BCHS202 - Sally E. Wood fonds

Hillhouse Farmhouse Lakeview Hotel in Knowlton Woman posing with her Bicycle Man and Woman posing for Portrait Family posing on Porch Dramatic Group, pose 1 Dramatic Group, pose 2 Allen Foster, pose 1 Log Cabin and White Tent Four Children in a Garden Woman posing with Bicycle Dramatic Group, pose 3 Allen Foster, pose 2 Farmhouse with Girl standing on Porch Brick Farmhouse with Barn Man on Horse and Buggy House with Man and Woman sitting Outside Young Woman riding a Bicycle Children in Orchard House with Girl standing on Front Porch Group standing in front of Statue at Plymouth, pose 1 Baby Girl and Dog sitting on Porch House with Two Women Outside Man standing on Beach 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
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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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