Item J-04729 - Adams family

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Adams family

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the inscription on plate
  • Attributions and conjectures: This photographic negative is attributed to Hannah Maynard.
  • Variations in title: Previously titled: Portrait (full-length) consists of a group of five unidentified individuals (1 adult seated, 2 adults standing, and two youth)

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  • [ca.1874-1910] (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w glass plate negative ; 25.5 x 31 cm

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This photograph was originally located in a temporary container with the following [Provincial Library or Provincial Archives] information: "From vault in Leg. Library - delivered by D. Mason to Vis. Records Div. Dec. 23/74 - JRD".

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A studio portrait taken at a photographic studio attributed to Mrs. R. Maynards Photographic Gallery, part of a larger portfolio of individual and group studio portraits of Maynard clientele. The portrait (full-length) consists of a group of five individuals (1 adult seated, 2 adults standing, and two youth) identified as the Adams family. It is a gelatin dry glass plate negative (10x12 inches). The studio flooring (carpet with a repeating pattern featuring single plant-like leaves, fur rug), furniture (chairs), curtain and plain scenic backdrop are visible. This negative has been manipulated (e.g. there are touch-ups including around the faces of the sitters).

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This negative has [pencil] on the surface of the glass plate negative. This negative has paper corners on the surface of the glass plate negative at the top and bottom edges.

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This item is in the public domain.

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Accession number(s): 95-7328

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This photograph was originally located in BC Archives and Records Service manuscript container identified as: "Maynard #119C".

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