Tag Archives: Photographs

PHSC News Newsletter 17-1 Issued

Toronto. Another delightful edition of our PHSC News came out yesterday morning. Drop me a line at info@phsc.ca if you would like to be on our mailing list. The featured camera this month is the famous Polaroid SX-70. I have one … Continue reading

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Through a Lens Darkly

Toronto. The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is a popular venue here in Toronto and its staff are both a source of PHSC members and PHSC supporters. On this coming May 10th and 11th at 7:00 to 9:00 pm the … Continue reading

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Remember the Polaroid Cameras?

Toronto. Edwin Land first offered the Polaroid Land “picture in a minute” Camera after WW2, a time when it took a week for the average person to receive prints from his photographs. I gave my dad a Polaroid in the … Continue reading

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The Virtual Reference Library

Toronto. I heard on the television news last night that one victim of the Wynne government’s success in “balancing the budget” was the Toronto Public Library (TPL). Funding was arbitrarily cut and the TPL seems unable to accommodate such a … Continue reading

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Helios Taranteau Exhibit

Toronto.  Chris McCallan sent me an email a few weeks back on April 12th that he was planning an exhibit of photographs here in Toronto featuring himself and other local photographers. PHSC member Harold Staats sent me a followup email … Continue reading

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The AGO’s very first photgraph

Toronto. We seldom think of the AGO as a source of photographic information and yet this fine arts institution has over 60,000 photographs in its eclectic collection. In the AGO’s AGOinside newsletter there is an announcement of a new AGO Gallery  … Continue reading

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EDWIN HAYNES : REDISCOVERED TORONTO PHOTOGRAPHER

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, May 17, 2017 Lizz Hodgson – Edwin Haynes: Rediscovered Toronto Photographer Lizz Hodgson is the great-great-grandniece of Edwin Haynes. She will present on the rediscovery of the Edwardian images of Edwin Haynes. On May 29th last year, staff … Continue reading

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Canadian Historical Photographs

Toronto. George Dunbar dropped me an email the first of the week. George says, “A wonderful collection of historical photographs can be viewed at the Mahone Bay Museum (Nova Scotia) and web site” And it is indeed a wonderful site. … Continue reading

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Sit, Pose, Snap. – Brisbane Portrait Photography 1850 – 1950

Toronto. PHSC member Marcel Safier of Australia has a  part of his collection on exhibit at the Museum of Brisbane. The exhibit, called “Sit, Pose, Snap” covers the Brisbane portraits business over the century of 1850 – 1950. The exhibit runs from March 24th … Continue reading

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Frank Horvat at Gadcollection – Paris Fr

Toronto. Galerie Gadcollection is exhibiting and selling photographs by Frank Horvat March 30 – April 30,  2017 Horvat was born in 1928 on April 28th, in Abbazia, Italy (now Opatija, Croatia). Parents, Karl and Adele Edelstein, were both medical doctors. During … Continue reading

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