Newsletter 15-4

Projector at Trunk Sale

Projector at Trunk Sale

Toronto. Editor David Bridge serves up an eleven page extravaganza to open our fall sessions. Member Scott Rickard will kick off this fall with his talk about enactment of the famous Chilkoot Trail trek between Alaska and the Yukon in memory of the late 1880s when it was the route to the gold fields of nearby Dawson City.

There is a colourful photo essay on last July’s trunk Sale, and an article on the Educo Projector found at the trunk sale (see at left). Ron Greene writes about Carlo Gentile, the 1860s gold rush Photographer.  

Issue 41-2 of Photographic Canadiana is announced with a scoop of the daguerreotypes found in St James Cathedral and restored by past president and speaker Mike Robinson, a world authority on daguerreotype images.

Member Felix Russo’s PhotoEd Inspiration Forum will be held October 30th at George Brown College. Felix is the editor of PhotoEd and he is always a great source of ideas and inspiration himself.

Ron Kriesel and Rich Dubnow offer an illustrated reminiscence of the founding of the famous Sawyers View-Master company in Oregon in the late 1930s.

This article wraps up with an event time line of photographic activities this fall.


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