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Neith and all works authored by Abraham Beverly Walker have been in the public domain for fifty (50) years after publication and fifty (50) years after the author's death and are therefore no longer subject to copyright. However, those works may be under copyright in jurisdictions outside Canada. It is the responsibility of readers, researchers, and visitors to the site that they observe and be in compliance with relevant copyright laws in their respective jurisdiction.

The digital copies of Neith that appear on this website were scanned from the volume held at the Saint John Free Public Library, Fundy Main Branch, Reference Archives, item barcode 39525022593058, call no. RA 052 NEI V. 1 NO. 1.

Photographs have been used with the permission of the New Brunswick Museum - Musée du Nouveau-Brunswick,, which retains all copyright. Images may not be copied, scanned, reproduced, or used in any form without the permission of the New Brunswick Museum.

Photograph Information:

Frederick Doig

negative / négatif

Germain Street looking North, Saint John, New Brunswick

Vue de la rue Germain en direction nord, Saint John, Nouveau-Brunswick

c. / v. 1898

glass dryplate negative / négatif sur plaque sèche de verre

overall: 10.1 x 12.6 cm

hors tout: 10,1 x 12,6 cm

Gift of James F. Doig, 1980



Isaac Erb & Son

photograph / photographie

Panorama View of City Looking North Prior to 1914

Vue panoramique de la ville en direction nord avant 1914

View of South End taken from the Atlantic Sugar Refineries showing the Barrack Green, Ordnance Building; James Pender & Co; T. MacAvity and Sons; Haley Bros. & Co.;


composite silver print / épreuve argentique composite

overall: 16 x 59.5 cm

hors tout : 16 x 59,5 cm

Gift of the City of Saint John, 1996

Don de la Ville de Saint John , 1996



Allison Montrose Colwell

photograph / photographie

St. Philip's African Methodist Episcopal Church, Corner of Pitt and Queen Street, Saint John, New Brunswick

Église épiscopale, méthodiste africaine St. Philip's, Saint John, Nouveau-Brunswick

c. / v. 1925

silver print / épreuve argentique

overall: 8.9 x 14.2 cm

hors tout: 8,9 x 14,2 cm

Allison Montrose Colwell fonds

Fonds de Allison Montrose Colwell


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