Item is a photograph of Harry (Hyman) and Katie Rosenbes, likely with Martha, their first-born, taken at a studio in Toronto. Mr. Rosenbes is standing on the right and is holding a small bunch of daisies and Mrs. Rosenbes is sitting on his left, holding the baby on her lap.
Photographer: W. Mair, 456 Broadway, Toronto
Albumen print mounted on cabinet card
Two 4 x 5 negatives available
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Mrs. Dora Levy was the daughter of Abraham and Rebecca Cass and the sister of Sarah (Cass) Levine. She was born in Russia in 1870 and immigrated to Canada in 1889. She married Charles Levy (b. 1869) on 10 February 1892 in Toronto.
Shortly thereafter, they moved to Allerston, Ontario, where he opened up a store. The couple had four children: Tobias (b. 1892), Louis (b. 1894), Benjamin (b. 1897) and Esther (b. 1899). Tobias, who was also referred to as Theodore or Ted, married Rhoda Davis on 12 June 1919. His sister, Esther, married Joseph Kert on 6 November 1921.
Scope and Content
Series consists of photographs of members of the Levy family.