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Photograph of 12.5 cm x 17.5 cm (5 x 7 inch) glass plate negative of "On skis. Foot of the hill”, March 1897

12.5 cm x 17.5 cm (5 x 7 inch) glass plate negative of "On skis. Foot of the hill", March 1897

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ARCHIVED - William James Topley:
Reflections on a Capital Photographer

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The Topley Collection

If you want to see an original image by the Topley Studio that has not yet been digitized, you must order the photographic material from Reference Services, and make an appointment through them for a viewing. Because of the potential for damage in transporting the glass plate negatives, these materials can be viewed only at the Library and Archives Canada Preservation Centre, Gatineau, Quebec, with the assistance of LAC personnel.

Photograph of storage shelves in a vault with glass plate negatives by William James Topley, Library and Archives Canada Preservation Centre, Gatineau, 2007

Two storage shelves in a vault with glass plate negatives by William James Topley

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Photograph of one of the storage shelves in a vault with 20 X 25 cm (8 x 10 inch) glass plate negatives by William James Topley, Library and Archives Canada Preservation Centre, Gatineau, 2007

One of the storage shelves in a vault with 20 X 25 cm (8 x 10 inch) glass plate negatives by William James Topley

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Photograph of a Library and Archives Canada employee holding a 28 x 36 cm (11 x 14 inch) glass plate negative, Library and Archives Canada Preservation Centre, Gatineau, 2007

Example of a 28 x 36 cm (11 x 14 inch) glass plate negative

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Photograph of an employee from Library and Archives Canada pulling a 20 x 25 cm (8 x 10 inch) glass plate negative from an envelope that is resting on a storage container, Library and Archives Canada Preservation Centre, Gatineau, 2007

Example of a 20 x 25 cm (8 x 10 inch) glass plate negative and its storage container

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