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Museum in an Old Toronto Mansion (1893?). Open in full size

Museum in an Old Toronto Mansion (1893?).

Museum in an Old Toronto Mansion (1893?).


After a photograph (Acc. B 12-11 ). A pen and ink drawing by Robert W. Semple (Acc. B 1-76a) after the same photograph was drawn (reversed) to make the line photomechanical print in The Evening Telegram, Toronto, 29 July 1893, p. 4, cols. 2-4, and in Landmarks of Toronto, vol. 2, opp. p. 782. The ornithological museum was originally the dining room in William Allan's "Moss Park", Sherbourne St., w. side, s. of Shuter St. See also TORONTO/HOUSES/"MOSS PARK".
Inscribed in pencil, platinum print u.l.: 5 1/8 6 1/2 [?]; mount vso l.r. (trimmed): [...]76 / [...]-783; mount vso c.: 2308

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Public Domain


Watercolour over charcoal on wove paper. Laid down on platinum print laid down on cardboard


135 x 169 mm

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 874 Cab