Daughters of John and Catherine Dow
Description
Creator
Unknown
Media Type
Image
Item Types
Negatives
Tintypes
Photographs
Description
Black and white negative of a photograph of a tintype of the daughters of John and Catherine Dow. The photograph was taken in a studio.

Left to right: Margaret Lumsden Dow (1853-1937), Catherine Isabella Dow (1858-1953), and Jean Gertrude Dow (1855-1891).
Notes
The William Dow (1777-1855) settled at Whitby Township in 1833 after having arrived in Canada from Banffshire, Scotland. They took up residence at Glen Dhu farm on Concession 3. William Dow was well known throughout Ontario for his agricultural improvements, especially in the production of great crop yields.

William Dow married Margaret Lumsden (1785-1833) in Banffshire, Scotland in 1806. They had eleven children. In 1833 he married Jane Armstrong (1787-1860), their marriage produced no children.
Date of Original
c.1870
Dimensions
Width: 10 cm
Height: 12 cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
19-023-001
Collection
Whitby Online Historic Images Collection
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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Daughters of John and Catherine Dow


Black and white negative of a photograph of a tintype of the daughters of John and Catherine Dow. The photograph was taken in a studio.

Left to right: Margaret Lumsden Dow (1853-1937), Catherine Isabella Dow (1858-1953), and Jean Gertrude Dow (1855-1891).