requiem for an editor

Toronto. Our editor, Ryerson Graduate,  and official photographer, the late Bob Lansdale was also an active member of “The Daguerreian Society”.

That society offers this tribute, “It is with a heavy heart to inform everyone that Robert Lansdale, our distinguished photographer for the Daguerreian Society for many years passed away on July 13, 2021 at 90 years of age.  In honor of Bob and his work for the Society, a special tribute will be presented in the next newsletter.  We are asking if anyone would like to share thoughts, stories, or even images throughout the years of Bob, please feel free to send to Sarah Weatherwax at: and Stephen Perloff at:

Please make sure your images are 1200 pixels wide or more and in a jpg format. All tributes need to be received by August 30th for inclusion in the newsletter.

Thank you in advance for your contribution to a life well lived.

Bob Lansdale – The Daguerreian Society

Note: The title of this post is a riff on the late 1950s/early 1960s Playhouse 90 program and movie “Requiem for a Heavyweight“. And Bob was certainly a heavyweight in every organization, society and activity in which he engaged!

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