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Arthur and Fred Landen photograph album

Photograph album created by brothers Arthur and Fred Landen of Hull, England. Consists of circa 150 photographs of Arthur Landen’s time as Honourable Lieutenant and Quartermaster in the 1st Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers while stationed in Spain, Gibraltar, Egypt, and elsewhere in Africa between 1887 and 1907, as well as circa 40 photographs of Fred Landen’s stay in Winnipeg between 1903 and 1906 and his home in Hull, England. Winnipeg photographs feature homes, commercial buildings, and modes of transporation. The pages are loose and many of the photographs are faded.

Landen, Frederick Cluett

Waghorn's Guide map and street index

Waghorn's Guide - a small promotional pamphlet published by J.R. Waghorn in 1895. The pamphlet contains a street map of Winnipeg, a street index, and advertisements for various Winnipeg businesses including the Clarendon Hotel, the Redwood Brewery, and the Massey-Harris Company. The map shows the old City of Winnipeg from the Red River on the east to Waverly, Aubrey, and McPhillips Streets on the west, and from Athole Avenue (now Luxton Avenue) in the north to Parker Avenue in the south. Southern Elmwood, Old St. Boniface, and Norwood are also shown on the east side of the river. Railway lines are in black and electric street railway lines are in red.

Cars and drivers, Clarendon Hotel

Photograph shows cars and drivers at Clarendon Hotel, northwest corner of Donald Street and Portage Avenue. - Inscription (on verso): 1st car, R. M. McLeod and R. Newman 2nd car, W. C. Power at wheel. 3rd car, Kelly Bros. 4th car, Douglas M. McLaughlin and Bert Wells (standing between cars is Ace Emmett). 5th car, Jack McCullock and Jimmy Boswell. - Date of photograph is approximate, ca. 1904.

Photographs

Forms part of Fonds 15. Series consists of photographs taken by GWWD employees during the building of the Greater Winnipeg Aqueduct that brings water from Shoal Lake to Winnipeg. Photos are made up of nitrate negatives and lantern slides.

Greater Winnipeg Water District

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