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York St. Public School, York St., n.w. corner Richmond St. W. Open in full size

York St. Public School, York St., n.w. corner Richmond St. W.

Picture, 1923, English

York St. Public School, York St., n.w. corner Richmond St. W.

Picture, 1923, English

Notes

A half-tone block after the print is in The Globe, Toronto, 1 June 1923, p. 12, with letterpress, b.: IN THE CANADIAN MELTING POT-More Than a Dozen Races Are Represented in This / Group of Children Photographed at York Street School, Toronto. Front Row (Left to Right): / Danish, Bulgarian, Canadian, Chinese, Jewish, Polish, Italian, Austrian, Syrian. Back Row: / English, Scottish, Negro, Swiss.
Inscribed in pencil, b.: Fourteen nationalities are represented in this / group at York St. School. / Back row - left to right / Chinese, English, Scottish, Negro, Swiss, / Front row - left to right: / Russian, Danish, Bulgarian, Canadian, Chinese, / Jewish, Polish, Italian, Austrian, Syrian.; In dark greenish blue pencil, vso l.r.: 2 [within circle]

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Gelatin-silver print touched up with pen & black ink, with pencil cropping line b.

Extent

127 x 178 mm

Call Number / Accession Number

X 65-55