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Block House on Yonge Street, Yorkville (Toronto), in 1863. Open in full size

Block House on Yonge Street, Yorkville (Toronto), in 1863.

Picture, 1890, English

Block House on Yonge Street, Yorkville (Toronto), in 1863.

Picture, 1890, English

Notes

After a wood engraving in Canadian Illustrated News, Hamilton, 17 October 1863, p. 273 bottom, which is reproduced in Landmarks of Toronto v.5, p. 335. The blockhouse stood on Yonge St., e. side, opp. Belmont St.
Inscribed in pen and black ink, l.r.: Block House.; In pencil, l.l.: Owen Staples

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Pen and black ink over blue pencil on 3 ply wove paper

Extent

228 x 177 mm

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

E 4-82c Cab IV (Staples)