Fonds : PHOTOGRAPHY SERIES
PRINTS / LANTERN SLIDES /
PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM / TEXTUAL RECORDS
-- 1893-1913. -- 2924 photograph (2632 negatives,
167 transparencies, 125 prints). -- 1 photograph
album (50 prints). -- 14 cm of textual records. --
Series consists of twenty-four sub-series: A. to O.
Travel 1893 to Travel 1907; P. to S. Travel
1909 to Travel 1913; T. Travel general,
1894?-1912?; U. Prints, 1899-1907; V.
Lantern slides, 1900-1909; W. Photograph
album, before 1907; X. Textual records,
1893-1910. Photographic negatives, arranged
chronologically, are prominent in the series and
include 962 glass negatives and 1660 film negatives. -- Constitutes
Series I of the Vaux family fonds.
[Locomotive at Glacier House]
(Vaux family fonds - V653/PS)
V653 / PA
1897-1907. -- ca.125 photographs : prints.
-- Prints are a selection of mountain
landscape, railway and glacier views,
pertaining mainly to the Canadian Rocky and
Selkirk mountains. Includes
multi-print panoramas and 7 views from the
Philadelphia area. Most are
platinum prints made from 6x8 inch
negatives.. Some are marked with the
V653 / PS - 1 to
Lantern slides. --
1900-1909. -- 167 photographs :
transparencies; b/w, hand-coloured. --
Lantern slides are duplicates of selected negatives
mountains, railways, glaciers, Alpine Club
of Canada, pack train, alpine flora and Vaux
family and friends views. Also
includes some travel views of the Canadian
Rockies. -- Hand-tinting was done
by Mary Vaux, as indicated on the mounts.
Group includes some transparencies by Mary
V653 / PD
-- [before 1907] -- 1 photograph album (50
prints) -- Album pertains to Canadian
Pacific Railway, glaciers and landscapes. --
Prints removed from album.
-- 1893-1910. -- 14 cm of textual records.
-- 6 print material items. -- Textual
records consist of: a. Exposure records,
1897, 1904-1906, 9 v. (2 cm); b. Negative
envelopes, 1893-1910, 12 cm; c.
Publications, [ca.1900]-1901, 6 items.
Exposure records consist of notebooks by
George Vaux, indicating date, holder number,
plate number, exposure, time of day, stop,
lens, light conditions and subject.
Negatives envelopes consist of a sample of
enclosures indicating subject, date, number,
exposure, stop, type of plate or film,
filtration and sometimes photographer's
name. Publications consist of: set of
five souvenir CPR dining car service menus
with Vaux family photographs as cover
illustrations; exhibition catalogue, Vaux
family exhibition with the Photographic
Society of Philadelphia. -- Further accruals are
*** To view
images: search for "Vaux lantern slides" in
Alberta InSight database
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