John Boyd / John Boyd
John Boyd (1865–1941) was born in Emyvale, Ireland. His family immigrated to Toronto in the late 1860s. He was a railway official as well as a photographer. His work with the railroad gave him ample opportunities to take photographs as he travelled across Ontario.

The John Boyd fonds consists of photographs portraying all manner of Canadian life, all worth exploring. There are images of towns and cities, royal visits, military life, modes of transportation, industry and agriculture, social conditions, pastimes, and nature.

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Discover the Collection: Photography

Discover the Collection: Biography and People

Discover the Collection: National Identity

John Boyd [blog]

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John Boyd (1865 1941) est né à Emyvale, en Irlande. Sa famille immigre à Toronto à la fin des années 1860. Il travaille pour une société de chemins de fer, ce qui lui donne bien des occasions de prendre des photos partout en Ontario.

Les photos du fonds John Boyd documentent bien des aspects de la vie canadienne qui sont dignes d’intérêt : des villages, des villes, des visites royales, la vie militaire, les moyens de transport, l’industrie, l’agriculture, les conditions socioéconomiques, les loisirs et la nature.

Voir aussi :

Découvrez la collection : Photographie

Découvrez la collection : Biographies et gens

Découvrez la collection : Identité nationale

John Boyd [blogue]
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