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Burning of the Rossin House, Toronto; View from York Street (1862). Open in full size

Burning of the Rossin House, Toronto; View from York Street (1862).

Burning of the Rossin House, Toronto; View from York Street (1862).

Notes

After the wood-engraving in Library's file (BR JRR M) of The Canadian Illustrated News, Hamilton, 22 November 1862, p. 13, which has letterpress below: BURNING OF THE ROSSIN HOUSE, TORONTO. VIEW FROM YORK STREET. DRAWN BY OUR SPECIAL ARTIST. (SEE PAGE 19.)
Inscribed vso c.l.: 72 a; In pen and black ink, album page below print (trimmed): [(a)] The burning of the Rossin House and adjacent / Buildings - (York Street View) - From the Canadian / Illustrated News, 22nd November 1862; In pencil, album page beside print at l.r.: N P
NOV 20 1990

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Line photomechanical print after a wood-engraving. Laid down on album page.

Extent

106 x 160 mm (trimmed at left & right edges); 106 x 160 mm; 107 x 160 mm

Contributor

Canadian Illustrated News (Hamilton), after

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

B 2-72a