"Ottawa Colourized" Vernissage @ Irene's Pub: Selections & Prices

This vernissage has now wrapped, however two Ottawa vernissages are planned for 2023 featuring new material. All colourizations will also soon be available for order online. Stay tuned!

This is a live page & is regularly updated with item availability. [Latest update: Dec. 22.]

Vernissage Selections & Prices:

Most items in stock at the bar to pick-up today (stocked items notated below).

You can place any orders with the bartender, or via email for bar pick-up. [Email: ashnewall at gmail dot com]

RESERVE FRAMED PRINTS: You can email me any in-stock orders & I'll have the bar put them aside for you. In such cases, you can pay at point-of-purchase/at the bar (cash only [ATM in bar]), or pre-pay via e-transfer or Square online payment.

DELIVERY BEFORE XMAS: Most not-in-stock orders can be delivered to the bar within 24 hours, if ordering by Dec. 23. (Most other not-in-stock orders after Dec. 23 delivered in 72 business hours.)

All prints come in a free default frame.


1) Chaudiere, LeBreton, & Uppertown, from Parliament Hill (looking west). ***Bestseller***

Date: Btwn 1865-70

Orig. Photographer: Samuel Mclaughlin

This item comes with a story on apt613.ca

a) 12 x 18  ($100)  [By order only – email order for 24-hour delivery]

b) 11 x 14  ($75)  [In stock at bar]

c) 8 x 12 ($60)  [In stock at bar]

d) 8 x 10  ($50)  [In stock at bar]


2) Ottawa from Rideau Falls. ***Bestseller***

Date: 1869

Photography: William Notman Studio

a) 16 x 20  ($125)  [By order only – email order for 24-hour delivery]

b) 11 x 14 ($75)  [In stock at bar]

c) 8 x 10  ($50)  [In stock at bar]


3) Old Post Office & Parliament Buildings. ***Bestseller***

Date: Ca. 1901

Photography: William Notman & Son Studio

This item comes with a story on apt613.ca

a) 16 x 20  ($125)  [By order only – email order for 24-hour delivery]

b) 11 x 14  ($75)  [In stock at bar]

c) 8 x 12 ($60)  [Sold out]

d) 8 x 10  ($50)  [In stock at bar]


4) Rideau Street (@ Sussex) in winter/at Christmas, Ottawa. ***Bestseller***

Date: Ca. 1940

Source: Library & Archives Canada

Orig. Photographer: Yousuf Karsh

a) 16 x 20  ($125)  [By order only – email order for 24-hour delivery]

b) 11 x 14  ($75)  [In stock at bar]

c) 8 x 10  ($50)  [In stock at bar]

5) Rideau St, (feat. Bowles Lunch). ***Bestseller***

Date: 1937 

Source: Library & Archives Canada

This item comes with a story on apt613.ca

a) 16 x 20  ($125)  [By order only – email order for 24-hour delivery]

b) 11 x 14  ($75)  [In stock at bar]

c) 8 x 12 ($60)  [In stock at bar]

d) 8 x 10  ($50)  [In stock at bar]

6) Bowles Lunch, 134 Sparks Street, Ottawa.

Date: May, 1917

Source: Library & Archives Canada

This item comes with a story on apt613.ca

a) 11 x 14  ($75)  [In stock at bar]

b) 8 x 10  ($50)  [By order only  email order for 24-hour delivery]

7) Locks on the Rideau Canal, beside the Chateau Laurier. ***Bestseller***

Date: Ca. 1912 

Source: Library & Archives Canada

This item comes with a story on apt613.ca

a) 12 x18  ($100)  [By order only for delivery by Jan. 6]

b) 8 x 12  ($60)  [In stock at bar]

8) The Rideau Canal, Ottawa. (Union Station under construction.) 

Date: Ca. 1912

Source: Library & Archives Canada

This item comes with a story on apt613.ca

a) 8 x 12  ($60)  [By order only for delivery Jan. 2]

10) Dalhousie @ Rideau, looking north. ***Bestseller***

Date: Ca. 1938

Source: Library & Archives Canada

This item comes with a story on apt613.ca

a) 11 x 14  ($75)  [In stock at bar]

a) 8 x 12  ($60)  [By order only for delivery Jan. 2]

b) 8 x 10  ($50)  [In stock at bar]

11) Russell House Hotel/Premier Hats (SE corner Sparks @ Elgin).

Date: 1927

Source: Library & Archives Canada

This item comes with a story on apt613.ca

a) 11 x 14  ($75)  [In stock at bar]

b) 9 x 12  ($65)  [By order only for delivery Jan. 2]

12) Sparks St. btwn Metcalfe & O'Connor

Date: 1882-87

Source: Library & Archives Canada

a) 8 x 10  ($50)  [By order only  email order for 24-hour delivery]

14) Looking down river from Parl. Bldgs. ***Bestseller***

Date: Ca. 1901

a) 12 x 18  ($100)  [By order only  email order for 24-hr delivery]

b) 8 x 12  ($60)  [In stock at bar]


15) Parliament Buildings/Stirling's Wharf from Nepean Point. ***Bestseller***

Date: 1878-80

Orig. Photographer: Notman & Sandham studio

a) 11 x 14  ($75)  [In stock at bar]

b) 8 x 10  ($50)  [In stock at bar]

16) Rideau Canal East Side. CN Railway yard.

Date: 1929

Source: Library & Archives Canada

Photography: Cdn Gov. Motion Picture Bureau

This item comes with a story on apt613.ca

a) 16 x 20 ($125)  [By order only]

b) 12 x 18 ($100)  [By order only]

c) 11 x 14  ($75)  [In stock at bar]

d) 8 x 10  ($50)  [In stock at bar]

17) Chateau Laurier. 

Date: 1928

a) 11 x 14  ($75)  [In stock at bar]

b) 8 x 10  ($50)  [In stock at bar]

18) Construction of the Grand Trunk Railway Station (ie. Union Station). 

Date: Ca. 1910

Source: Library & Archives Canada

This item comes with a story on apt613.ca

a) 11 x 14  ($75)  [In stock at bar]

b) 8 x 10  ($50)  [In stock at bar]


All images colourized by Ashley Newall.

Contact: ashnewall at gmail dot com 

Once placed, any not-in-stock email orders confirmed via e-transfer or Square online payment.

For in-stock orders, once bar confirms your selection is still in stock & item(s) set aside, you can pay at POP/at the bar upon pick-up (cash only [ATM in bar]), or pre-pay via e-transfer or Square online payment. Non-prepaid items held for 3 days.

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