Residence of John Spencer/Dorset Farm
Description
Creator
Unknown
Media Type
Image
Object
Item Types
Negatives
Photographs
Description
Black and white copy negative depicting an image of the log cabin residence of John Spencer. Four people and a dog are pictured in front of the house.
Notes
This log cabin was built by John Spencer (1786-1875) who settled on lot 29 of Concession 7 in 1833. David Burns (1850-1922), a poet in Brooklin, was born in this house on 6 August 1850 according to a caption under this photograph in his second book of poems published after 1916.
Date of Original
1870
Date Of Event
1870
Dimensions
Width: 3.5 cm
Height: 2.5 cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
28-000-139
Collection
Whitby Historic Photographs
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.88342 Longitude: -78.93287
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
Whitby Archives
Reproduction Notes
Scanned from copy negative.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

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Residence of John Spencer/Dorset Farm


Black and white copy negative depicting an image of the log cabin residence of John Spencer. Four people and a dog are pictured in front of the house.