The Picture Gallery of Canadian History Vol. 3
Title: The Picture Gallery of Canadian History Vol. 3
Author: C. W. Jefferys
Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson, 1950. 243 p. Illus.
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- Dr C. W. Jefferys was one of Canada's foremost historical artists and his three-volume Picture Gallery of Canadian History is probably his best-known achievement. His hundreds of carefully researched pictures of artefacts, people, places and episodes from Canadian history provide a "treasure house of information about this country's past" (Toronto Star).
Mrs. Clementina Fessenden - Empire Day
Mrs. Adelaide Hoodless - Women's Institutes
Sparks & Elgin Streets, Ottawa, 1865
King & Yonge Streets, Toronto about 1890
Wyndham Street, Guelph, Canada West, 1863
Dominion Building with present Post Office. Built 1937
Former Post Office, on opposite corner, built 1858 - 60
The Royal Canadian Yacht Club of Toronto (originally the Toronto Yacht Club) has had no less than nine "homes" in a period extending from 1852 to 1950.
The building was originally occupied by the Anglo-American Hotel. It contained 170 rooms, much too large for the Hamilton of that day, and consequently proved an unprofitable venture. It became a young ladies' boarding and day school...
Drawn from an old photograph of "Soapy" Smith and some of his gang in one of his hangouts. Left to right: "Nate" Pollock, John Bower, john Clancy, "Soapy Smith", "Sheeney Kid", "Red".