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George Pursey 1800s

George Pursey 1800s

George G. Pursey, Charter Member (1890) of the Astronomical and Physical Society of Toronto.

Photo published in JRASC, 1917.

TAS 1880s #2

TAS 1880s #2

At Mr. Howell's house, 218 Bleecker Street, Toronto. (About 1888).  The object shown on the table is a Wimshurst influence machine made by Mr. Moore.  With this machine and Leyden jars, they were able to get a spark about 13 inches long, which they photographed.

Left to right: Mr. Baters, A. Elvins, A.F. Miller, G.G. Pursey, W.J. Moore.

TAS 1880s

TAS 1880s

Photograph taken at a meeting of the Toronto Astronomical Society (probably 1888).  This meeting was held at the home of Samuel E. Roberts, 1 Avenue Street (a short street that ran from the head of Elizabeth Street to University Avenue), Toronto.

From left to right: G.G. Pursey, A. Elvins, S. Roberts, D.J. Howell, A.F. Hunter, A.F. Miller.

1890 Pursey

WMacDonald's picture
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To the President and executive:

Year: 
1890
Pages: 
2

Early Star Party

Early Star Party

On the lawn of Mr. D.J. Howell, Lambton Mills, Ontario. (About 1900.) Left to right: Z.M. Collins (with hat on), Visitor, A. Horton, A. Elvins (in front), W.B. Musson, Visitor, Miss M.A. Howell, Mrs. Musson, Mrs. Webber, J. Webber, Miss McEachren (in white), J.E. Maybee, J.A. Paterson, D.J. Howell (side view), Miss Eva C. Howell, G.G. Pursey (blurred).

Published in JRASC, 25, 233 (1931).

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