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Interior view of James Rorke's home, ''Dunrovin'', Carbonear
Interior view of James Rorke's home, ''Dunrovin'', Carbonear
TitleInterior view of James Rorke's home, ''Dunrovin'', Carbonear
SubjectsDunrovin (Carbonear, N.L.) / Dwellings--Newfoundland and Labrador--Carbonear.
Physical Description1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 24 cm
CollectorsRorke family
Date[ca. 1961]
Location No.PF-314.01.204
Biography / Administrative HistoryJames Rorke (1890-1947), son of James Addy Rorke and Mary (Wilcox) Rorke, was born 13 April 1890. He married Kathleen Forward, daughter of Ernest Edward Forward and Tryphena (Butt) Forward, on 23 May 1917, and had three children: Patricia (Rorke) Yorke, James Ernest Rorke and Yvonne (Rorke) Pratt. Like his father, he worked with the family company, John Rorke and Sons, Limited. He died on 14 May 1947 in Carbonear.
Scope and contentThe dining room area of James Rorke's home, ''Dunrovin'', in Carbonear, showing the set table with chairs, chandelier and fireplace
DonorMr. and Mrs. J.E. Rorke, 1998
CollectionRorke Family fonds
NotesTitle based on contents of image. - Same as PF-314.01.203
Languageeng
Resource TypePhotograph
TypeStill Image
FormatImage/jpeg
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