Some negatives are deteriorating due to Vinegar Syndrome.
History / Biography
Normand Babineau ran a small commercial photography business out of his home on Daniel Street in the late 1950's to early 1960's. He mainly photographed family events such as christenings, weddings and anniversaries. Other photography included passport photos and special events at local industries such as Playtex, Royal Bank employees, the Liberal convention of 1959 and Bank of Commerce functions. Mr. Babineau learned photography in the Air Force and worked for the NRC in Ottawa before moving to Arnprior.
Normand Babineau donated the collection in November of 2005.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of approximately 500 negatives dated between 1957 and 1960. Negatives were numbered by the photographer. Deteriorating negatives have been separated from the rest of the collection. Photo negatives are arranged in numerical order in the box and date order below.
Negatives Babineau Photo
August 1, 1957 Miss Adele Grace (Miss Arnprior or Miss Ottawa Rough Rider) 9 - 19