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  • Collection: Photographs

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Found in a time capsule buried at King Edward School, this is believed to be only surviving confirmed photo of Mary Walker. Originally printed in the Detroit News Tribune, this photo accompanied an article discussing how Mrs. E. Chandler Walker would…

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The home of William Robins, former friend of Mary Walker, in Walkerville, Ontario.

Victoria Fountain.jpg
An image depicting the Queen Victoria Jubilee Fountain in its original location on Devonshire Road. The fountain's cornerstone was laid by Mary Walker in 1897. The fountain was moved 1958 to Willistead Manor and can be currently seen in its…

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In 1897, Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. dedicated a fountain, now located at Willistead Manor, to Queen Victoria in honour of her Jubilee. Mary Walker represented the family by officiating the ceremony and laying the cornerstone. It is believed that the…

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An undated photo of Mary Walker's Washington apartment several decades after her death. It was located at 1314 Sixteenth Street with 4 storeys and 33 rooms. Unfortunately, this photo shows the home in a rather dilapidated state.

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This is a closeup image of a larger photo of the office staff of Hiram Walker & Sons taken around 1911. The three men in the center are James Harrington Walker, Edward Chandler Walker, and William Robins. William Robins would later contest the second…

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A black and white photograph taken of Willistead's courtyard probably after the house was completed in 1906.

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A black and white photograph taken of Willistead's south wing probably after the house was completed in 1906. An interesting aspect of this photo is that it includes the original walkway up to the house. According to a personal account, the original…

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A black and white photograph taken of Willistead's west wing probably after the house was completed in 1906.

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A black and white photograph taken of Willistead's courtyard entrance probably after the house was completed in 1906.
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