Nathan Gittelmacher was an immigrant from the Ukraine who moved to Toronto and first worked as a photographer at Empire Studios. In 1922, he opened up his own business called Elite Studios, located at 615 Queen Street West. He specialized in portraits and catered to a largely Jewish clientele.
Nathan Gittelmacher changed his family's name to Gilbert in the early 1940s and subsequently altered the family business name to Gilbert Studios. Nathan was married to Nina and they had four children named: Lou, Jack, Albert and Ruth.
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Image of Nina Gilbert with her three sons: Lou, Jack, and Albert. The photograph was taken by Nathan Gilbert.
Mothers and sons
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