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Fog Horn Station, Eastern Gap, e. side. Open in full size

Fog Horn Station, Eastern Gap, e. side.

Fog Horn Station, Eastern Gap, e. side.


A half-tone block after the print is in The Globe, Toronto, 5 August 1922, p. 13, with letterpress t.: SURELY SPEAKS WELL FOR ITSELF; b.: A genuine mariners' friend is the fog-horn on Toronto Island, / whose raucous note of warning has been heard clearly at Port Dal-/ housie, some 30 miles southwest Date Created year accurate; month and day unknown for 1922
Stamped in black ink, vso u.c.: JOHN BOYD / 208 GEOFFREY STREET / TORONTO [within palette ]; Inscribed in pencil, vso u.c.: 12181; vso c.: The fog horn that / keeps the Islanders / awake all night when / the weather is thick / on the lake; vso u.c.: N; vso l.c.: '22

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Public Domain


Gelatin-silver print.


178 x 128 mm.


Toronto Reference Library


Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

X 65-157