Master W.J.F. James,
Kemptville or Merrickville, Ontario.
This photo is from an album purchased at a yard sale in Winchester, Ontario. Other photos in the album were taken
in studios in Paris France, New York City, Auburn New York, York Pennsylvania, and
Curacao West Indies. This photo was the only one dated.
On a sheet of paper inside the album is written in pencil: "Presented to Mr. & Mrs. Arthur
Johnston & Family. By Mr. & Mrs. Thos. Hames or Homes".
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The photo is dated Jan. 28th, 1896, and the boy is identified as Master W.J.F. James. The photographer is D. E.
Pelton, Kemptville & Merrickville, Ont.
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