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First World War photographs

  • CA ON00156 2012-14
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1919

Photographs of military personnel, taken during the First World War. Some are signed 'R.G.S.', including a photograph of the Halifax Explosion. The collection also includes a set of Ottawa street scenes.

Individuals identified in the photographs include: Jim Parm, Petty Officer Pace, Ted Lazier, Ted Wallbridge, Keith Petepiece, Reg Stevens [probably Reginald Garnet Stevens, 1896-1971, the R.G.S. who took the photographs], P. Domville, Colonel W. J. McEllinny.

Ottawa street scenes depict: Parliament Hill, Lovers Walk, Government House, Chateau Laurier, the Eastern Departmental Block, Interprovincial Bridge, City Hall Square, the Rideau Canal locks.

Map of Kingston to Ottawa

A map of Kingston to Ottawa, Ontario published by the National Development Bureau's Department of the Interior, circa 1930. The map features locks, bridges, waterways and settlements. Scale 2 miles to an inch. Written on the back, in ink, is "canoe trip." Presumably a tool of direction for someone's voyage.

Donated by the Belleville Public Library in 2014.

Canada. Department of the Interior

Thomas Ritchie : sun dial, Parliament Hill

File contains a newspaper article by Thomas Ritchie, Belleville, entitled “The Old Sun Dial on Parliament Hill,” which appeared in The Weekly Intelligencer, 26 May 1921. Ritchie was a member of the Historic Landmarks Association of Canada which furnished the funds to restore the sundial, which dated to the building of the Rideau Canal in the 1830s.