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King St. E.,  looking west from present Victoria St., Toronto, Ont. Open in full size

King St. E., looking west from present Victoria St., Toronto, Ont.

Picture, 1841, English

King St. E., looking west from present Victoria St., Toronto, Ont.

Picture, 1841, English

Notes

Printed inscription l.m.: Drawn by John Gilespie Toronto. Dodson Lith./Day & Haghe Lithrs to the Queen./To the Right Honorable Lord Stanley, Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the Colonies, &c. &c. &c./This print of the west view of the CITY OF [coat of arms] TORONTO, in the Province of Canada,/is most respectfully dedicated by His Lordship's/very obedient & humble servant/The Publisher./London, Published by F. C. Capreol 24th Jany 1842. Some of the shop names in the lithotint have been changed or added to in ink; Numerals inscribed on the lithotint refer to separate printed JRR key: 1. Ross & McLeod, dry goods; 2. Clark & Love, hatters; 3. Wm. Wylie, dry goods; 4. Walker, late Lawson & Walker, dry goods; 5. Thos. Thompson, shoes; 6. C. & W. Walker, tailors; 7. E. Steward, dry goods; 8. James Connell, dry goods; 9. Peter Patterson, jr. dry goods; 10. Benjamin Bros., dry goods; 11. R. Barwick confectioner; 12. Custom House. Front St.; 13. Capreol's auction room (Yonge & Melinda); 14. John Robertson dry goods; 15. Robt. Baldwin House (Bay & Front); 16. A. Laurie & Co., dry goods; 17. Robt. Baldwin, barrister; 18. Alexr. Olgivie & Co., grocers; 19. Joseph Beckett & Co., druggists; 20. Fred Perkins; 21. Wm. Osborne, land agent; 22. Commercial Bank; 23. Angus Dallas, woodenware; 24. Jacques & Hay (Bay & King); 25. Richard French, chair maker; 26. James Leslie & Son building; 27 Patterson & Son, hardware; 28. Dutcher's foundry; 29. Jesse Ketchum house (Yonge & Adelaide). JRR (1912) 11

Publisher

Capreol, F. C.

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Lithotint (one tint)

Extent

321 x 621 mm

Provenance

Gift of J. Ross Robertson

Contributor

Gillespie, John, 1841-1860

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 274 Cab III