File 2023-076 - Four photographs taken by Belleville photographers

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CA ON00156 2023-076


Four photographs taken by Belleville photographers


  • 1870s-1890s (Creation)

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Durwood Alexander Weese was born in Shannonville, Ontario, on 6 August 1864. He worked as a photographer in Belleville in the 1890s. He died in Hamilton, Ontario, on 11 February 1936.

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Henry Kirkhope Smith was a photographer active in Belleville, Ontario in the 1890s. He was born in Ayrshire, Scotland in 1848 and moved to Canada in 1855. He died in Toronto in 1920.

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David Wallace was a photographer who was active in Belleville in the 1870s. He was born in Scotland in 1833 and may have died in Ottawa in 1927.

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The photographs had formerly been in the possession of William Joseph McGurn (1877-1953) and Rose Victoria (Simpson) McGurn (1866-1968) of Oil City, Pennsylvania.

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Donated by the McGurn/Carone family in August 2023.

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Photographs taken by Belleville, Ontario, photographers.

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