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Downsview Gun Club at shooting range in Wardlaw's Bush Open in full size

Downsview Gun Club at shooting range in Wardlaw's Bush

Picture, 191-,

Downsview Gun Club at shooting range in Wardlaw's Bush

Picture, 191-,

Notes

Lot 11, East 1/2, Con. 4 West. Downsview Gun Club at the shooting range in Wardlaw's Bush, north of Wilson between Keele and Jane. Peter Wardlaw acquired this land in 1844. The Carruthers family had lived nearby on lot 10, con. 3 West since 1822. The five Carruthers men at this time were active in hunting and target shooting. The Downsview Gun Club was active since at least the 1880s and George Carruthers was president of the club in 1910-11. Front row: Walter Bagg, Charles O'Brien, Harry Bagg, Bert Carruthers. Standing row: Unknown, Joe Hands, Ossie Bagg, Stan Bagg, Robert Carruthers, Ernie Bagg, Frank Hopper, Joe Carruthers.

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Negative

Extent

53 x 77 mm

Provenance

Toronto Public Library. North York Central Library. Canadiana Department. Gift of North York Historical Society.

Call Number / Accession Number

NYHS00636