Collection 526 - P.G. Hamm Photograph Collection

Interior portrait against photo backdrop. Interior portrait against photo backdrop. Interior portrait against photo backdrop. Interior portrait against photo backdrop. Interior portrait against photo backdrop. Interior portrait against photo backdrop. Interior portrait against photo backdrop. Interior portrait against photo backdrop. Street-scape. View straight down dirt road. Landscape.
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CA MHC 526

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P.G. Hamm Photograph Collection

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  • [1900-1950, predominantly 1900=1930] (Creation)

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462 photographs : mainly glass negatives , some prints and some film

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(1883-1965)

Biographical history

Peter Gerhard Hamm was born in the village of Neubergthal on the Mennonite West Reserve in Manitoba. Hamm was a teacher, farmer, and photographer. Most of the photos taken by Hamm date 1900-1930, but a few into ca. 1950.

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Parks Canada

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Arranged into 65 series, separating glass from prints and film.

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