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Portrait (full-length) of Albert H. Maynard depicted in his role as a taxidermist taken at a photographic studio attributed to Mrs. R. Maynards Photographic Gallery.
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- Source of title proper: Title based on the subject of the photograph.
- Attributions and conjectures: This photographic negative is attributed to Hannah Maynard.
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1 glass plate negative : b&w
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A studio portrait (full-length) of Albert H. Maynard depicted in his role as a taxidermist taken at a photographic studio attributed to Mrs. R. Maynards Photographic Gallery, part of a portfolio of individual and group studio portraits of the Maynard family. It is a gelatin dry glass plate negative (10x12 inches). The studio flooring (geometrical pattern tiling), studio accessories including furniture (shelving, chair, ladder), props (bird specimens) and scenic backdrop (parlor scene by a window and fireplace and large painting) are visible. This image depicts a wider view of the portrait studio. The side edge of the scenic backdrop is visible revealing a view to the back of the room. A door is visible, as well as the wallpaper on the back of the room. There is an alternate studio backdrop rolled up on top of the backdrop in use. This negative has been manipulated (e.g. there are touch ups in [pencil], including around the face, neck and eyes of Albert Maynard).
This negative has [pencil] on the surface of the glass plate negative.This negative has paper frame on the surface of the glass plate negative at the edges.
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Restriction: The format of this photograph J-04781 is a glass plate negative. Researchers should consult the online reference image or reference room copy prior to consulting the original. Please contact the BC Archives for details.
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This item is in the public domain.
For related family photograph albums containing card mounted prints featuring portraits of the Maynard family, see MS-3362, MS-3363 and MS-3364 in this collection (PR-1259).
In addition, the collection also holds a carte de visite album containing card mounted prints featuring portraits from Albert H. Maynard, Adelaide M. Graham (the first wife of Albert H. Maynard) and family (see MS-3334).
Accession number(s): 95-7328-3
This photograph was originally located in BC Archives and Records Service manuscript container identified as: "Maynard Negatives #9A. No.49. Victoria and Vicinity 10x12, 11x14, 13x15. Victoria Drydock Constn. Address to Earl of Minto. Medals. Birds, mounted. Hunting”.
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