George Nakash fonds [textual record, graphic material]
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George Nakash fonds [textual record, graphic material]Hierarchical level:FondsDate:1944-1973.Reference:R4831-0-5-E, MG31-D30Type of material:Photographs, Textual materialFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:102892Context of this record:
Record Information – DetailsFonds includes:115 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):1944-1973.Place of creation:Québec (Province)Extent:35,860 photographs b&w.
4 cm of textual records (18 p.) photocopies.Language of material:EnglishScope and content:Fonds consists of photographs depicting Montreal and Québec and such personalities including leading businessmen, doctors, authors, politicians, and religious leaders including: Cardinal Léger, Louis St. Laurent, F.R. Scott, Merrill Denison, Barbara Ann Scott, Camillien Houde, Anthony Wilfress Gilmore, Hugh MacLennan, George Nakash, Claude-Henri Grigon, Mother Marie-Thomas d'Aquin, Dr. G.R. Brow, Professor Henri Gazon, Dr. Walter W. Chipman, Malaky Karwashian, Miss E. Rae, Dr. Edouard Willems, and Monsieur Guillmette. There is also one still-life floral composition. Photographs are by Nakash.
Fonds also includes a speech on portrait photography including autobiographical reflections, presented to the Rotary Club of Montreal, 14 December 1971.Provenance:Additional name(s):Biography/Administrative history:Nakash, George, 1892-1976 : George Nakash, photographer, was born in 1892 at Mardin, Turkey. At the age of twenty, he came to Canada where he has achieved prominence as a portrait photographer. Nakash was a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain and a member of the Photographers' Association in the province of Quebec. George Nakash died in 1976.Finding aid:Additional information:Subject heading:Source:Private
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