Residence of John Dryden
Description
Creator
H.G. Thompson, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Object
Item Types
Negatives
Photographs
Description
Black and white negative depicting a photograph of the residence of the John Dryden which was also called Maple Shade Farm. The front door of the house is open and members of the Dryden family can be seen sitting/playing in the front yard. From left to right: William A. Dryden, Mrs. Dryden, unidentified daughter, unidentified daughter, John Dryden.
Notes
This brick house was built in 1835 on lot 20 of Concession 7 in Whitby Township. It was located on the north side of the the 7th Concession, east of Thickson Road. A second story was added to the house in 1926. It was the residence of James Dryden (1806-1881), John Dryden (1840-1909), William A. Dryden (1881-1949), and John Dryden (1913-2005). The property, known as Maple Shade Farm, was owned by the Dryden family from 1832-1965.
Date of Original
July 1891
Date Of Event
July 1891
Dimensions
Width: 3.5 cm
Height: 2.5 cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
28-000-145
Collection
Whitby Historic Photographs
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.9745340093789 Longitude: -78.9444923400879
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian copyright law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation
Whitby Archives
Reproduction Notes
Scanned from copy negative.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
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Website:
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Residence of John Dryden


Black and white negative depicting a photograph of the residence of the John Dryden which was also called Maple Shade Farm. The front door of the house is open and members of the Dryden family can be seen sitting/playing in the front yard. From left to right: William A. Dryden, Mrs. Dryden, unidentified daughter, unidentified daughter, John Dryden.