A Cabinet Card Group Photograph taken atRideau Hall, Ottawa in 1870. With hand-written list of subjects onverso: Rideau Hall, Ottawa 1870 H.R.H. Prince Arthur (Duke of Connaught),H.E. Lord Lisgar, Lady Lisgar, Major Genl. Sir J.E. McNeill KCB, Genl.Elphinsone, Genl. W. Earle, Mrs. Earle, Miss King of Georgia (nowMarchioness of Anglesey), Miss Jessie McDougall (now Mrs AlfredSeymour), Sir Francis Turnille, Major Pickard. The photograph of thegroup, in the garden of Government House, was taken by the Ottawaphotographer, William Topley. William James TOPLEY.

A Cabinet Card Group Photograph taken atRideau Hall, Ottawa in 1870. With hand-written list of subjects onverso: Rideau Hall, Ottawa 1870 H.R.H. Prince Arthur (Duke of Connaught),H.E. Lord Lisgar, Lady Lisgar, Major Genl. Sir J.E. McNeill KCB, Genl.Elphinsone, Genl. W. Earle, Mrs. Earle, Miss King of Georgia (nowMarchioness of Anglesey), Miss Jessie McDougall (now Mrs AlfredSeymour), Sir Francis Turnille, Major Pickard. The photograph of thegroup, in the garden of Government House, was taken by the Ottawaphotographer, William Topley.

Ottawa. Topley Studio. 1870. 10.5x 16cm(6.5" x 4.5"), oval photograph on stiff card backing, near fine. (On) A prominent group with three Victoria Cross winners included: GeneralMcNeill, General Elphinsone, and Major Pickard. . Lord Lisgar was theGovernor-General of Canada from 1869 to 1870, resigning in June. PrinceArthur (Duke of Connaught) was the third son of Queen Victoria, servedin the Red River Rebellion of 1870 and was a future Governor-General ofCanada (1911-1916). Mary Livingstone King, daughter of American SenatorJohn P. King, later married Henry Paget and became Marchioness ofAnglesey. Jessie McDougall was a Ottawa socialite-daughter of One of theFathers of Confederation, William McDougall. General Earle, a prominentCrimean War veteran, was killed in the Sudan in 1885. A unique Ottawa item. Item #34164

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