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J.S. McLennan

Dates of Creation: [ca. 1858]

Physical Description: 1 photograph : b&w ; 10.5 x 7.6

Location: Cape Breton Regional Library - McLennan Collection

Reference Number: CBRL-P451

Scope and Content:
Item is a photographic portrait of John Stewart “J.S.” McLennan (1853-1939) from his youth.

J.S. was a Montreal-born industrialist, historian and publisher who first came to Cape Breton Island to manage the early coal and steel industries of the area. He married artist Louise Ruggles Bradley of Chicago in 1881 and together they welcomed five children into the world - Frances, Isabel, Hugh, Margaret, and Katharine.

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