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North and Central America (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Current St. Mary at Isle Ronde 24.4.1875, 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062B/2
Scope and Contents 336 x 256 mm. Showing an ice-shove on the St Lawrence River at the end of May. As the frozen river starts to thaw, huge bocks of ice are broken and heaped into mounds. In this photograph a group of ice-gleaners with long hooked poles stand on top of one of the mounds. These men collected blocks of ice which were stored for use during the summer months. In the background a narrow navigable channel can just be seen, with the city of Montreal beyond. The locations in the title have not been...
Dates: 1875
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Ice Shove, City Hall [Montreal], 1870 - 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062B/12
Scope and Contents

205 x 149 mm. A view from the St Lawrence River looking towards the City Hall, the Church of Notre Dame de Bonsecours and the Bonsecours Wharf. In the foreground are the huge mounds of breaking ice which pile up at the side of the river during the thaw.

Dates: 1870 - 1875
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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In Belmont Street [Montreal], 1870 - 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062B/11
Scope and Contents

209 x 152 mm. A winter scene in Belmont Street looking along a path cut through the snow with domestic residences in the background. Print signed ‘Henderson’.

Dates: 1870 - 1875
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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In Mount Royal Park. Hoar Frost, 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062B/3
Scope and Contents

335 x 263 mm. Showing a woodland scene in Mount Royal Park in winter, with snow on the ground and hoar frost on the trees. In the centre foreground stands an empty horse sleigh. Print signed ‘Henderson’.

Dates: 1870 - 1879
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Montreal fm. Mountain [18]75, 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062B/1
Scope and Contents

341 x 266 mm. A view from Mount Royal looking eastwards over the city towards the St. Lawrence River and the Victoria Bridge in the distance. The twin towers of the church of Notre Dame can be seen in the centre of the print near the river, while in the foreground is the frozen-over MacTavish Reservoir (built 1864), dominated by the square of Ravenscrag, built in 1862 as the home of Sir Hugh Allen (1810-82), reputed to be the richest man in Canada. Print signed ‘Alexander Henderson’.

Dates: 1875
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Quebec fm Levis Winter, 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062B/4
Scope and Contents

339 x 247 mm. A view looking across the Saint Lawrence from Levis towards the western bank of the river. Dominating the skyline on the far side is the Citadel, with Dufferin Terrace and other city buildings to its right. The Chateau Frontenac, nowadays a prominent landmark beside the Citadel, has not yet been built. In the foreground large blocks of ice litter the river bank. Print signed ‘Henderson’.

Dates: 1870 - 1879
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Tobogganing, 1870 - 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062B/14
Scope and Contents

202 x 157 mm. A skilful composite photograph of three people going downhill on a toboggan. The three would have been photographed in the studio and the picture superimposed on the woodland scene. The joins can be seen around the figures on careful inspection. Print signed ‘A. Henderson’.

Dates: 1870 - 1875
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Train in Snow, 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062B/13
Scope and Contents

192 x 115 mm. Showing four engines, the leader fitted with a snowplough, moving through a thick bank of snow. Print signed ‘A. Henderson’. ‘Towards C.N.’, (National Archives of Canada, 1972), identified the train as a Grand Trunk Railway locomotive near Quebec in February 1869.

Dates: 1869
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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