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Dr. Edward Bouverie Pusey portrait

  • CA PEI SPCA Photo 0363
  • Item
  • 1860 - 1870

The photograph is a seated portrait of Dr. Pusey. Printed on the front on the lower left is the word "Copyright" and on the lower right the word "registered." Printed in the middle of the front is "Dr. Pusey." Research shows that Edward Bouverie Pusey (22 August 1800 – 16 September 1882) was an English churchman who served for more than fifty years as Regius Professor of Hebrew at the University of Oxford. He was a major promoter of the Oxford Movement.

Mr Ralph Brecken Peake portrait

  • Item
  • 1860 - 1879

The photograph is a full-length portrait of Ralph Brecken Peake. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads "R. B. Peake, an early member of the church." Research indicates that Ralph Peake (ca. 1845-1879) was the son of James Ellis Peake (1797-1860), who arrived in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, from Plymouth, England, in 1824 and established himself as a shipowner, shipbuilder, and merchant. James married Barbara Leila Alice Brecken in 1838, and they had at least six children: Elizabeth, Alice Brecken, James Jr., George, Ralph Brecken, and Fanny.

Due to his ill health, James and his family returned to Plymouth in 1856, and James died England in 1860. Ralph Peake returned to Prince Edward Island with his mother in 1866 and married Matilda Haviland. He was partner in Peake Bros. & Company until his death on 11 January 1879 at the age of 34.

PHOTO 0378 is a portrait of Matilda (Haviland) Peake.

Miss Katie Wright portrait

  • Item
  • 1860 - ?

The photograph is a head and shoulders portrait of Miss Katie Wright. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads: is "Miss Katie Wright."

St. Peter's Cathedral Church 19th-century photographs

  • CA PEI SPCA PHOTOS 0339-0381
  • File
  • [1860-1880?]

The file consists of 44 prints of clergymen, women, other men associated with St. Peter's Cathedral Church, and interior and exterior images of churches in England. Many of these images appear to be "cartes-de-visite," a type of small photograph, often the same size as a visiting card, which was traded among friends and visitors, particularly in the 1860s. People would collect cards and put them into containers or albums and put them on display.

Frederick de St. Croix Brecken portrait

  • Item
  • 1860 - 1880

The portrait is of Frederick de St. Croix Brecken, founder and early trustee of St. Peter's Cathedral Church. Research indicates that he was a lawyer, politician, and office holder; he was born on 9 December 1828 in Charlottetown, the second son of John Brecken and Margaret Leah de St Croix. He married Helen Leith Boyd Emslie in Saint John, New Brunswick on 28 September 1858 and they had three children. He died on 14 October 1903 in Charlottetown.

Church pulpit photograph

  • Item
  • [1860-1930]

The photograph shows an elaborate church pulpit. The location of the church is unknown, but the photograph was taken by a photographer in England so it is likely an English church.

Daniel Hodgson portrait

  • Item
  • 1860 - 1870

The photograph is a seated portrait of Daniel Hodgson. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads "One of the founders of St. Peter's Cathedral."

Daniel Hodgson

Mrs. Edward Jarvis Hodgson ( Margaret Matilda Jane Brecken ) portrait

  • Item
  • 1860 - 1889

The photograph is a full-length portrait of Mrs. Edward Hodgson, standing at a table. One handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads: "For dear Aunt Jane, 1st May 1867" and a second note, in different handwriting, reads "Mrs. Edward Hodgson." The image is the same as b&w photograph PHOTO 0089.

The Anglican Missal (SPCA 016 Item 1), created in memory of Mrs. Edward Hodgson, provides additional confirmation of her name.

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