P7457

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black%20and%20white%20photograph%20of%20four%20carpenters%2C%20identified%20as%20John%20Hedell%2C%20James%20Edward%20Reid%2C%20James%20Neil%20and%20David%20Kelly

Details

ID Number

P7457

Item Name

Image

Title

Carpenters / Charpentiers

Title (Fre)

Charpentiers

Date

1890

Description

Yellowed, black and white photograph of four carpenters, identified as John Hedell, James Edward Reid, James Neil and David Kelly; the four men are standing in front of a large block of wood standing atop a carved post; the first man, Hedell, is holding a plane on the wooden block; James Reid is holding a mallet and chisel, James Neil a saw and David Kelly is pointing at the camera and holding a square ruler; the men are standing in front of a painted backdrop and are from Staples, Ontario.

History

The back of the photograph indicates that the first owner of the store was Menzie and Niehergal. It was later owned by Mr. George Sawyer and later still to Mr. Parnell.

Place made

Canada - Ontario - Staples

Collection Name

Museum Windsor

Subjects

Aprons / Tabliers

Carpenters / Charpentiers

Carpentry / Travail du bois

Chisels & mallets / Ciseaux & maillets

Equipment / Équipement

Hedell, John

Kelly, David

Men / Hommes

Neil, James

Portraits

Reid, James Edward

Rulers / règle s

Saws / Scies

Staples (Ont.)

Wood carving / Sculptures sur bois

Woodworking / travail de bois

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