Ernie Reksten's business trip photographs of Halifax and Dartmouth
Retrieval code: CR25

Physical description30 photographs: slides: col

Scope and contentCollection consists of slides taken by Ernie Reksten during a business trip to Halifax in 1956. Images show views from Citadel Hill, the war memorial at Point Pleasant Park, Dartmouth area around the newly constructed MacDonald Bridge, Dartmouth ferry landing, Halifax ferry dock, West End Supply store, Halifax downtown, trolley buses, the Citadel, Memorial Tower at the Dingle.

Administrative history or biographical sketch

Ernie Reksten was a travelling salesman and compulsive photographer from British Columbia. He was born in Edmonton in 1912, moved to Vancouver ca. 1936, where he died in February 1997.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer Slides were donated in 2010 by the photographer's son, Don Reksten.

Availability of other formats noteImages have been digitized. See item-level descriptions.

Terms governing use and reproductionCopyright transferred to HRM.

Provenance access point Reksten, Ernie Click to view detail.

Last updatedNovember 9, 2021

Consists of Item ; 109-117 Dresden Row, Halifax
Item ; Dartmouth - Looking at Halifax
Item ; Dartmouth - [Dartmouth Ferry landing]
Item ; Dartmouth - [MacDonald Bridge approach]
Item ; Dartmouth - [Train tracks near Shannon Park]
Item ; Dartmouth N.S. - [Dartmouth Ferry landing]
Item ; Halifax - Citadel
Item ; Halifax - Citadel [Entrance]
Item ; Halifax - Dartmouth [View of MacDonald Bridge and Dartmouth from Citadel Hill]
Item ; Halifax - From Citadel Showing Old Sugar Refinery, Georges Island and Entrance to Harbor
Item ; Halifax - Near Waterfront
Item ; Halifax - Point Pleasant Park stand built 1881
Item ; Halifax - View from Citadel to Dartmouth
Item ; Halifax - War Memorial
Item ; Halifax - West End Supplies [143 Cunard]
Item ; Halifax - [Barrington Street and Bishop St.]
Item ; Halifax - [Dingle Tower]
Item ; Halifax - [Halifax Harbour]
Item ; Halifax - [Old Town Clock]
Item ; Halifax - [Pier 21 Annex]
Item ; Halifax - [Sackville Street]
Item ; Halifax - [The Old Burying Ground]
Item ; Halifax - [Upper Water Street]
Item ; Halifax - [View of Common and Cogswell intersection from Halifax Citadel]
Item ; Halifax - [View of Downtown Halifax and Georges Island]
Item ; Halifax - [View of Downtown Halifax from Citadel Hill]
Item ; Halifax - [View of Downtown Halifax from Citadel]
Item ; Halifax - [View of Downtown Halifax from Citadel]
Item ; Halifax - [View of Downtown Halifax from Citadel]
Item ; Halifax - [View of McDonald Bridge from Citadel Hill]

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