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Untitled Photograph [Ox-Drawn Red River Carts and Sleighs on the Streets of Winnipeg]
Main St., Winnipeg, Manitoba Hall & Lowe, Photographers c1882 - Original silver print photograph. 11 X 18.5 CM on 12 X 19 CM studio card. Photographers information on card below image. Image shows some discolouration around edges, slight soiling, small spots of brown speckling and a blackish mark to bottom of image (though the part of the image with the detail is generally clean). Slight crack near bottom right corner. Studio card has rounded corners which are a little worn (top right corner has a slight chip in the photo). Some soiling to rear of card. A very good photograph. very good Photograph depicts Several ox-drawn carts and sleighs stopped on the street in Winnipeg. Many are empty though some carry supplies and one of the sleighs appears to carry a group of men. A few grand looking buildings are visible in the background (including Bank of Lower Canada). in 1882 Hall took on Lowe as a partner in his photo studio in Winnipeg. Hall & Lowe advertised ?ndian photos (taken from life), Xmas cards, views of Winnipeg?as well as images of horses, cattle, machinery, and buildings. But they did not confine themselves to taking studio portraits and landscapes around Winnipeg. In 1883 they also took pictures along the Canadian Pacific Railway line east and west. In 1884 Hall took a trip out west and by the following year both men had left Winnipeg. In 1885 Lower had established a branch of their operation in Victoria, BC. In 1887 Hall opened a new studio at Vancouver. Their partnership dissolved in May 1892, when Hall became the sheriff of Vancouver.
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