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Pine tree on the Enoch Erb farm
Description
Mystery Question
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Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Sepia coloured exterior photograph on mat of a 150 foot white pine tree on the Enoch Erb farm property. Two men, one on each side, are seen standing under it. Both men have beards. The man on the right is wearing a dark suit and a high hat; the man on the left is less formally attired.
Notes
Photographer may have been WB Sherk who operated a studio on King St., Waterloo in 1891, 1896, and 1901.

This photograph is in poor condition. Quite faded, creased, stained, and torn.
Inscriptions
Front[bottom]: Pinnis Strobus or White Pine. Diameter 4ft 8in. 164 ft by measurement.

Reverse [top]: Negative taken in May 1893 by W.Sher[indecipherable] on farm of Enoch Erb, 2 1/2 miles west of Waterloo. 5ft at base. Estimated height of tree 150 ft.
Date of Original
May 1893
Date Of Event
May 1893
Dimensions
Width: 14 cm
Height: 25.2 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 11.8cm
Image Height: 19.5cm
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Erb, Enoch
Local identifier
P009058
Collection
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.5001 Longitude: -80.49969
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Location of Original
PB11
Terms of Use
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs.
Contact
Kitchener Public Library
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WWW address
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Kitchener, ON N2H 2H1

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Pine tree on the Enoch Erb farm


Sepia coloured exterior photograph on mat of a 150 foot white pine tree on the Enoch Erb farm property. Two men, one on each side, are seen standing under it. Both men have beards. The man on the right is wearing a dark suit and a high hat; the man on the left is less formally attired.