Ice boats - Photographs



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Arthur Newbery family fonds : [1885-1910]

  • CA PCA Acc3885
  • Fonds
  • Copied 1987-2002

The fonds consists of contact prints and negatives produced from original glass plate negatives taken by Arthur Newbery. The images are mostly of Ella Newbery and her three young daughters, sometimes formally posed, other times at play. There are exterior and interior shots of the Newbery residence at 11 Haviland Street. Arthur Newbery and Susan Malcolm appear in some of the images as do members of the related Croskill and MacEachern families. Five of the images are of the iceboat service taken on 5 March 1885. Also included in the fonds are photocopies of newspaper clippings,etc. containing genealogical data re. the Newbery family.

Newbery, Arthur (Family)

Laurie C. C. Stanley collection

  • CA PCA Acc3129
  • Collection
  • Copied 1977

The fonds consists of four black and white postcards of ice boats. Captions on the post cards read "Steamship Minto," "Crossing by iceboats from PEI to the Mainland," "Striking Board Ice," and "Crossing Northumberland Straight by ice boat."

Stanley, Laurie C. C.

Mrs. W. Brenton Stewart collection

  • CA PCA Acc2684
  • Collection
  • ca. 1895

This collection consists of five photographs of the ice boat service between Prince Edward Island and the mainland as well as a daily ice boat log kept between 9 February 1895 and 10 April 1895 by Captains Muttart and W. N. Allen.

Stewart, Mrs. W. Brenton

Ralph Murray collection

  • Collection
  • [1885, 1920], 1997-1999; Copied 2000

The collection consists of two videocassettes capturing the final trip aboard the ferry "John Hamilton Gray" in 1997, interviews with Marine Atlantic employees, and several CBC news items about the end of the ferry service and the opening of the Confederation Bridge. A copy of an 1885 photograph depicts the arrival of mail by iceboat. One of the three men in the photo is Ralph Murray's great-grandfather Alexander (Sandy) Muttart. A digital copy of the second photograph shows Mr. Muttart ca. 1920 sitting on a verandah. The printed page is a copy of Mr. Murray's poem "The Wake" written in May 1999.

Murray, Ralph J.