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A.W. Dimock swimming with a manatee.
Photonegative of a glass lantern slide.
Printed on sleeve: "Manatee Fla. & Denneda?"
A.W. and photographer Julian authored a number of publications recounting their experiences fishing, canoeing, camping, and logging and describing wildlife in a variety of places from Florida to Quebec. This image was used in their book "Florida's Enchantments" published in 1908.
A.W. (Anthony Weston) Dimock was born on August 27, 1842 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. He married Helen Weston of Elizabeth, New Jersey, in 1865. She died in 1901. His second marriage was to Leila B. Allen, also from Elizabeth, New Jersey, in 1909. A.W. Dimock was a successful businessman, an author of books of fiction for boys and a writer of non-fiction articles about outdoor life and nature subjects such as Tarpon fishing in Florida, wintering in upper Quebec, and the life of a lumberjack. He died on September 13, 1918.
Photographer Julian Anthony Dimock was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey on August 9, 1873 as the son of Helen Weston and A. W. Dimock. He died on September 21, 1945.
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Chicago Manual of Style
Dimock, Julian A.(Julian Anthony), 1873-1945. A.W. Dimock swimming with a manatee. 1908 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/143777>, accessed 1 December 2022.
Dimock, Julian A.(Julian Anthony), 1873-1945. A.W. Dimock swimming with a manatee. 1908 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/143777>
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(State Archives of Florida/Dimock)