Item 12 - King Street

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King Street

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  • [ca. 1879] (Creation)

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  • 1 photograph : b&w ; 8.9 x 12.3 cm
  • 1 photograph : b&w negative ; 7.9 x 6.1 cm

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Item is a photograph of King Street. It shows the Arch of Welcome to Portsmouth on King Street at the Penitentiary. Erected in 1879 in honour of the visit of the Governor-General the Marquis of Lorne and his wife Princess Louise. There is a horse drawn streetcar in the foreground.

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Mrs. Griffin


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  • Also have copyprint
  • Copy published in 'Heritage Kingston' on page 205, number 258
  • Copy published in the Kingston Whig-Standard, 30 July 1938, page 48.
  • Also have copynegative size 10 x 12.5 cm

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Photograph originally belonged to Miss M.A. Culcheth.

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Also have copy in Duplicate File.


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Conservation code: 3.5

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A copy negative of this image is available.

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Description created 08/05/2001. Last updated 12/11/2015. Archivist: Stewart Renfrew.

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  • Folder: V23 Str-King-12