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Museum / Archive
Aylmer-Malahide Museum and Archives
Date Range From
October 1960
Material
Wood, glass, paper
Museum / Archive
Aylmer-Malahide Museum and Archives
Collection
Framed Art Collection
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
Aerial photograph of the International Plowing Match. Donor indicates this particular match took place on Giles Humes' property. In the photograph is a stretch of farmland dotted with tents, vehicles, and agricultural equipment. At the bottom left of the property sit two buildings and a silo. The photograph is displayed in a wooden frame and overlaid with glass. The frame itself is painted gold and pink, and each of its borders overlaps and extends outward to form a shape similar to a number symbol (#). The International Plowing Match is held annualy (in late September) by the Ontario Plowmen's Association. Horse and tractor plows are graded in various categories, including, for example, straightness of their furrows. Exhibitors may also display agricultural products at a "Tented City".
Material
Wood, glass, paper
Medium
Photograph
Condition Information
Some chips of paint missing from the frame. Splattered substance on glass, likely paint, and scratched area in lower left corner.
Category
Communication Artifacts
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Agriculture
Agriculture Industrial
Sports/Recreation
Rural Farmers Agriculture equipment
Accession Number
2007-003-0158
Date Range From
October 1960
Length
39
Width
33.5
Height
2.7
Units
cm
Municipal Origin
Aylmer
Notes
The Humes family hosted the International Plowing Match in 1960.
Images
Museum / Archive
Aylmer-Malahide Museum and Archives
Material
Paper, glass, wood
Artist Name
J.S. Jenkins
Manufacturer
J.S. Jenkins
Museum / Archive
Aylmer-Malahide Museum and Archives
Collection
Framed Art Collection
Artist Name
J.S. Jenkins
Artist Notes
Photographer not in current list of known Aylmer photographers
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
Black and white photograph, sepia-toned. In the background of the image is a two-storeyed house, with two visible chimneys and an arched window above its doorway. In the foreground, along a fence extending from the house, is a group of people who pose for the camera. At the far left there are four women standing behind two other seated individuals, an elderly man and elderly woman. The elderly man holds a baby, seated on his lap. At the right is a horse, with a white blaze-type marking down its face. To its right are three men, all moustachioed, the leftmost of which wears a hat. Its matting is thin and also sepia-toned, and is captioned "J.S. JENKINS, AYLMER." It is displayed in a silver-coloured wooden frame and overlaid with glass. The frame is carved with an ornate, organic pattern.
Material
Paper, glass, wood
Medium
Photograph
Category
Communication Artifacts
Sub-category
Documentary Artifacts
Subject of Image
Agriculture
Men
Women
Children
Families
Families Animals
Animals
House
House Families
Accession Number
1991-015-0001
Length
24.1
Width
20.3
Height
2.8
Units
cm
Manufacturer
J.S. Jenkins
Manufacturer City
Aylmer
Manufacturer Province
Ontario
Manufacturer Country
Canada
Images