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Description found in Archives
Collection consists of
Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Scope and content
Collection consists of three photographs including: remains of the Duc d'Anville, High Admiral of France, who died in 1746 at Chebucto (Halifax, N.S.) and was reburied in 1749 at Louisbourg, N.S., 1932. The remains were discovered at Louisbourg in June, 1932. Also included is a portrait of Mr. Hupman, Allendale, N.S., who is thirty-six inches tall, n.d.; and portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Van Buren Bates, both of whom are eight feet, one inch tall and weigh five hundred pounds, ca. 1878-1888.
Photographs: No restrictions on use. Copyright expired. Credit: name of photographer / National Archives of Canada / copy negative number.
Photographs: Item level descriptions available on-line in MINISIS. (Electronic)
Biography / Administrative history
Albert Almon, Cape Breton historian and author, was born in 1873 in Nova Scotia. He was the author of two publications entitled Louisbourg: The Dream City of North America. (Glace Bay, Nova Scotia: 1934); and Rochefort Point: A Silent City in Louisbourg. (Glace Bay: MacDonald, the Printer, 1940). Almon also wrote for the Cape Breton Mirror. His marriage to Josie Almon produced five children as follows: Cleo (Almon) Ledger (1914-2000), Patrick Almon, Joseph (Claudia) Almon, Mary (Almon) Campbell, and Annie (Almon) MacNeil.
Related control no.
1. 1932-417 NPC
2. 1936-002 NPC
3. 1936-003 NPC
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