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Topley Series TXD [graphic material] 

Series consists of



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

156 photographs : 18 nitrate negatives & 138 glass plate negatives ; measuring either 12.7 x 17.7 cm or 12.7 x 20.4 cm.
Negatives - glass

Scope and content

This series contains 156 nitrate and glass plate negatives of Ottawa and its surrounding area, and other places in Québec and Nova Scotia. Many of the photographs show the Parliament buildings, Rideau Falls, Chaudière Falls, and lumbering scenes in the Ottawa Valley. There are also many images of public buildings, including a few that show a house being constructed. There are many images of people engaged in recreational activities, including hunting, fishing, camping, bathing, picnicking, and tobogganing.

Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Glass plate negatives do not travel. Mus
t be consulted at Preservation Centre.
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
from 00602A to 00602D
from 00603B to 00603C
RV3 150
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
1936-270 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: William James Topley / Library and Archives Canada / PA-.
Restrictions on use: Nil.
Copyright: Expired.

Graphic material (photo) FA-001 90 (Electronic)

Finding aid no.

Additional information

Arrangement note
Photographs in this series were most likely removed from the Topley D series as they were unidentified and unnumbered. These items were numbered with the prefix "TX-D" or "TXD" as a separate group.

Series title
1. TXD
2. The prefix "TX-D" or "TXD" for this series meant unidentified and unnumbered photographs in the Topley D Series.

Restrictions on access note
Access to the glass plate negatives has to be given through a photo archivist as the originals do not circulate.