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Miners Entering the Pit
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- Graphic material
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ca. 1930 (Creation)
- Photogelatine Engraving Co. Ltd.
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1 postcard: col. ; 9 x 14 cm
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The founder of Photogelatine Engraving Company, Ltd. was Rowley Shillito Hooper (1887-1951), who was born in Dudley, England. He arrived in Canada in 1915 to fill the position of factory superintendent for Rolla L. Crain Company, Ltd., a large Ottawa printing firm. In 1917 he left Rolla L. Crain and established his own printing business. PECO was was incorporated in Ottawa on June 18, 1920. Hooper passed on June 16, 1951 and was replaced in 1952 by Robert D. Church as president and general manager. The company closed in 1954.
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Item is a postcard is of miners sitting in cars ready to go into the pit.
Caption: "Miners Entering the Pit, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia - 10."
Reverse caption: "Photogelatine Engraving Co Ltd Ottawa, Dominion Crest, (Picture of Crest), Made in Canada."
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