Tag Archives: archives

Family Focus at the Archives of Toronto

Toronto. David Tyler of the Archives of Ontario invites the PHSC members to join him on the inaugural day of the new exhibit of family portraits. David writes, “The Archives of Ontario invites you to attend the reception and opening … Continue reading

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Lansdale Photograph from The Star Archives

Toronto. Over a week back I was sent an email by George Dunbar. George had spotted a photograph in the Toronto Star that Saturday taken by Bob back in 1974. Bob’s photograph of Marshall McLuhan  was used to illustrate a … Continue reading

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A Canadian Homage to Frank’s “The Americans”

Toronto. When I read my Globe Monday, I saw a book review of “The Canadians: Photographs from The Globe and Mail Archives”. James Adams wrote the review (my thanks to George Dunbar who found this link) and compared the book … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana 42-1 posted

Toronto. Editor Robert Lansdale has wrapped up another fascinating issue of Photographic Canadiana. This issue was packaged May 9th, ready to be mailed this week. I was treated with a personal delivery by editor Lansdale. The front cover shows a … Continue reading

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Krentz and Hubbell to speak at April 19th Image Show

We are pleased to learn from our Vice President, Ashley Cook, that two speakers will be presenting at PHSC’s coming Image Show. If you have images for sale and haven’t yet arranged for a table, click here for the Vendor Form. Regular … Continue reading

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The Ottawa that was: CMHC photo archive

Toronto. My thanks to editor Bob Lansdale for pointing out that the CMHC has uploaded its complete photo inventory. The event was noted here in a column in the Ottawa Citizen. The article appeared on Feb 22, 2015 under the … Continue reading

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Library of Birmingham Photography Collections at Risk

Bath, UK. On the letterhead of the RPS,  Professor Elizabeth Edwards, Photographic History Research Centre, De Montfort University and Dr Michael Pritchard, The Royal Photographic Society send an urgent message regarding the imminent demise of the famous Library of Birmingham Photography … Continue reading

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Mapping out the photographic network in 19th century Canada: a work in progress

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, Nov. 20, 2013. A WORK IN PROGRESS: Shannon Perry.  Ms Perry spoke with us on WWII Colour Photographs in November two years ago (2011 11 19). She is currently working as a photo archivist within the newly formed Archival … Continue reading

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Back from the brink – Way Back

Toronto, September 12, 2003. Have you ever done something dumb – and instantly regretted it? Some months back I pulled John Krug’s “Photographers of Ontario” link because I thought his site was closed. Not so. The other day John emailed … Continue reading

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ZeitagTO – There’s an App for that…

Toronto, ON May 27, 2011. Gary Blakeley sent me a link to a Toronto Star article today about his new app ZeitagTO. This is a free app for Apple’s iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. ZeitagTO has a city map and … Continue reading

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