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Portrait of "Jun R.2" class on steps of Victoria School, Kitchener
Description
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Creator
Denton, Ernest, 1883-1957, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Professional black and white group portrait photograph, on mat, of a class of 37 students with their teacher posed on the steps of Victoria Public School in Kitchener, Ontario. A slate board on the step, on the left, identifies the group as "Jun R.2." They appear to grades 4 or 5 in age and most are named on the back of the photograph.

The phrase "Denton Photo" is imprinted on the mat.
Notes
Names of identified children from back of photo.

Top row, left to right: [unidentified], Wilfred Shedewhitz, Lorne Weick, [unidentified], Bill Bernhart, Harry Bott, Aubrey Bean

Second row, left to right: Charles Blaine, Art Goldsworthy, Wilfred Nihls, Stan Dickert, Harry Miglarani, Ben Obsey, [unidentified]

Third row, left to right: Dorothy Schaefer, Florence Migdal, Marg Loree, Teacher, [unidentified], Alice Miller, Dorothy Becker

Fourth row, left to right: [?] Obsey, [unidentified], Florence Bucher, Dorothy Besserer, Gertrude Dipple, [unidentified], Celia Hoff, [unidentified], [unidentified]

Fifth (front) row, left to right: Garth Rutledge, Gord Sim, Raymond Harlock, Bob Klem, [identified], Howard Mackie, Harry Lehman, Clayt Schacht

Ernest Denton was a photographer in Berlin/Kitchener from approximately 1912 to 1955.

This photograph is in fair condition: mounted on decorative beige mat board. Board is well-worn at corners & bottom edge; both mat and photo have scuffs, spots, & soiled surfaces.
Date of Original
14 May 1923
Dimensions
Width: 22.5 cm
Height: 17.4 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 15.5cm
Image Height: 10.2cm
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Shedewhitz, Wilfred ; Weick, Lorne ; Bernhart, Bill ; Bott, Harry ; Bean, Aubrey ; Blaine, Charles ; Goldsworthy, Art ; Nihls, Wilfred ; Dickert, Stan ; Miglarani, Harry ; Obsey, Ben ; Schaefer, Dorothy ; Migdal, Florence ; Loree, Marg ; Miller, Alice ; Becker, Dorothy ; Bucher, Florence ; Besserer, Dorothy ; Dipple, Gertrude ; Hoff, Celia ; Rutledge, Garth ; Sim, Gord ; Harlock, Raymond ; Klem, Bob ; Mackie, Howard ; Lehman, Harry ; Schacht, Clayt
Corporate Name(s)
Victoria Public School
Local identifier
P010099
Collection
Waterloo Historical Society
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4501 Longitude: -80.48299
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original
PB11
Terms of Use
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Portrait of "Jun R.2" class on steps of Victoria School, Kitchener


Professional black and white group portrait photograph, on mat, of a class of 37 students with their teacher posed on the steps of Victoria Public School in Kitchener, Ontario. A slate board on the step, on the left, identifies the group as "Jun R.2." They appear to grades 4 or 5 in age and most are named on the back of the photograph.

The phrase "Denton Photo" is imprinted on the mat.