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Description found in Archives

Ken Bell collection [graphic material]. 

Date(s)

ca. 1914 - 1990, predominant ca. 1944 - 1990

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

8095 photographs b&w negatives
1426 photos b&w
986 photos col. negatives
3936 photos col. transparencies
45 photos col.
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
\\ Start date: ***
Former BAN no.
120-080256-X
Former registration no.
92-393
Other accession no.
1993-205 DAP
Local class no.
04863 to 04869
SC0001 to SC0005
Nitrate Negatives RV5-029

Terms of use

Nil
Copyright: National Archives of Canada
Credit: Ken Bell / National Archives of Canada
Graphic (photo): Nil
Graphic (photo): Copyright: National Archives of Canada
Graphic (photo): Credit: Ken Bell / National Archives of Canada

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Photographs by Ken Bell, taken during his career as a professional photographer, as an official photographer in the Canadian Army, and as the official photographer of the National Ballet of Canada, as follows:. Cadet Corps, Central Technical School, Toronto, Ont., May 1929. Photo by Dominion Panoramic Photographers, Toronto..

Personnel of units of the Canadian Army and their activities at various locations in Northwest Europe, 1944-1945, and the same locations photographed after an interval of five ye ars. Photos by Ken Bell, published in the book Curtain Call (1953)..

Productions, and activities of the dancers and staff, of the National Ballet of Canada, 1956-1968. Photos by Ken Bell, official photographer of the National Ballet of Canada..

Commercial and illustrative assignments (e.g., food, fashion, furniture, portraits) for a variety of clients, Toronto, Ont., 1960s-1979. Photos by Ken Bell..

Photographs of the following individuals and groups, 1970-1980s: Lincoln Alexander, Mikhail Barishnikov, Charles Best, Claude Bissell, Boris Brott, Famous People Players, Lillian Grant, Lorne Greene, Vic Hadfield, Liberace, Sophia Loren, Peter Lougheed, Pauline and Don McGibbon, Roland Michener, HRH Prince Philip, Derek Sanderson, Carol Taylor, Pierre Trudeau, Riki Turofsky, Johnny Wayne and Frank Shuster. Photos by Ken Bell..

Personnel of units of the Canadian Army and their activities at various locations in Northwest Europe, 1944-1945, and the same locations photographed after an interval of twenty-five years. Photos by Ken Bell, published in the book Not In Vain (1973)..

Antique furniture, woodenware, ceramics, textiles, metals and jewellery, lighting devices, and toys. Photos by Ken Bell, published in the book Collecting Canada's Past (1974)..

Antique oil lamps. Photos by Ken Bell, published in the book Oil Lamps: The Kerosene Era in North America (1976)..

Individual food dishes in preparation according to recipes. Photos by Ken Bell, published in the cookbooks The Mother Kitchen (1980), Santa Maria Foods (1980s), and Rabbit Recipes from Around the World (1983)..

Personnel of units of the Canadian Army and their activities at various locations in Italy and Northwest Europe, 1942-1945, and the same locations photographed after an interval of nearly fifty years. Photos by Ken Bell and by other Canadian military photographers, published in the book The Way We Were (1988)..

Canadian military participation in the South African War, the First World War, the Second World War, the Korean Conflict, and in various peacekeeping operations during the 1980s, as well as the activities of the Royal Canadian Military Institute, Toronto, Ont. Photographs by Ken Bell and by other photographers, published in the book Royal Canadian Military Institute: 100 Years 1890-1990 (1990)..

Physical description note
Graphic (photo): 21c, 23e, 26b, 27, 31b

Arrangement note
Organized into 12 series . Arranged chronologically . series .

Citation / reference note
Illustrated in: Bell. Curtain Call. 1953.
Illustrated in: Bell. Not In Vain. 1973.
Illustrated in: Smith and Bell. Collecting Canada's Past. 1974.
Illustrated in: Thuro and Bell. Oil Lamps: The Kerosene Era in North America. 1976.
Illustrated in: Galiotto and Bell. The Mother Kitchen. 1980.
Illustrated in: Santa Maria Foods. 1980s.
Illustrated in: Rabbit Recipes from Around the World. 1983.
Illustrated in: Bell. The Way We Were. 1988.
Illustrated in: Morton and Bell. Royal Canadian Military Institute: 100 Years 1890-1990. 1990.

Location of originals note
Original negatives held by: Canadian Forces Photo Unit
Original negatives held by: City of Toronto Archives

Language note
Language of accompanying material: english.

Private

Other system control no.