Cobourg Newspapers
Field & Brother Store


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
An early photograph of a group of stores on the north side of King Street, opposite Victoria Hall. In the foreground is Field and Brother. Also included in the block is George Stephens Cabinetmaking business and the Cobourg Star office.
Notes:
Supposedly the business was established by John Field in 1832. His sons J.C. and Corelli C. took over in 1857 and then J.P. and Fred took over in 1898. In the later years his other sons Harry and Cyrus joined the firm and continued the dry goods store. Harry was also in charge of Field Hardware Co. which had been established a number of years earlier by John Hayden. Oversize.
Date of Original:
c. 1882
Dimensions:
Oversize
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
380-37
Collection:
Historical Photographs
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.95977 Longitude: -78.16515
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Cobourg Public Library
Email
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Agency street/mail address

200 Ontario Street, Cobourg, ON K9A 5P4

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Field & Brother Store


An early photograph of a group of stores on the north side of King Street, opposite Victoria Hall. In the foreground is Field and Brother. Also included in the block is George Stephens Cabinetmaking business and the Cobourg Star office.