Collection 2018-144 - Photographs of 43 and 47 Bridge Street West, Belleville

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CA ON00156 2018-144

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Photographs of 43 and 47 Bridge Street West, Belleville

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  • 11 September 2013 (Creation)

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33 colour photographs
33 digital images

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(b. 1933)

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Gerald Egerton (Gerry) Boyce was born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1933. He graduated from McMaster University with a B.A. in History in 1955 and received an M.A. in History from the University of Manitoba in 1960.
Boyce taught for 32 years in secondary schools in the Quinte region. He retired in 1989 to concentrate on research and writing. His many publications include: Historic Hastings (1967), Hutton of Hastings (1972), The St. Andrew's Chronicles (1978), and Belleville: A Popular History (2008). He was a founding member of the Hastings County Historical Society in 1957 and has remained closely associated with the Society and its collections. He was instrumental in establishing the Hastings County Museum and the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County.

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(1929-)

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Lois Foster is a historical researcher specializing in the study of buildings and families of Belleville, Ontario.

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Donated by Gerry Boyce in November 2013.

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Collection comprises 33 digital photographs and coloured prints of the interior and exterior of the 'Riverboat' house at 47 Bridge Street West and the property immediately behind it, when it was up for sale. The photographs were taken by Gerry Boyce and listed by Lois Foster.
1) North east room facing Bridge Street West
2) Front door and hall on the east side of the house accessed from the balcony
3) Dormer from the inside of the house and facing north to Bridge Street West
4) Dormer from the inside and facing east
5) Dormer facing south looking toward the carriage house
6) Stairway and dormer facing west
7) Hall door facing east and newel post of the stairway
8) Balcony on the north side of the house and on Bridge street west
9) Entrance from the balcony on the east side of the house
10) View of carriage house taken from south east corner of the balcony
11) The north and west side of 43 Bridge Street West
12) North side of house facing Bridge Street West
13) Under the balcony on the north east corner, "47 Bridge Street West"
14) Under the balcony on the east side
15) View of the carriage house from the window inside lower (ground) level
16) Fireplace on the lower (ground) level, west of the back door
17) The inside stone walls of a room in the main house at ground level
18) Utility room in the main house
19) Clawfoot bathtub in the main house
20) Kitchen in south west corner of the main floor of the house
21) Fireplace in lower level of house west of back (south) door
22) South side of house showing remains of bake oven connected to inside cooking fireplace
23) Kitchen in the carriage house
24) Bathroom in carriage house, showing height of old stone walls
25) Upstairs room in carriage house showing height of old stone walls
26) View from carriage house upstairs window, looking toward the south wall of main house
27) Walkway, from parking lot, along east side of carriage house
28) South wall of carriage house
29) Walkway along east side of carriage house
30) Remains of bake oven on south wall of main house
31) Walkway under balcony along east wall of main house
32) North side of the house on Bridge Street West
33) North side of the carriage house

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