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Cavalry Drill, Carling's Farm, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1910,   Card mounted glossy print of a cavalry drill at Carling's Farm. The index card in the London Room archives gives the date as ca. 1910. Reverse (handwritten in ink) - Cavalry Drill Carling's Farm London
London Street Railway, West London Streetcar #120, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1920  A black and white photograph of the West London #120 Streetcar. The words "West London" can be seen on the side of the car and "West Lon" on the front. The number 120 appears on the front and side of the car. The motorman and conductor are posed by the door of the car. Electric-powered...
London Club, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1890  A glossy black and white print showing a front and side view of the London Club. The inscription, not seen on the digital copy, was added to the original photograph in 1939. [The London Club, south side of Queen's Ave., just east of Richmond St. Erected 1881. The building stands on the site of...
London Tecumsehs Baseball Team, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1924,   Black and white photograph of the London Tecumsehs Baseball Team posing in Tecumseh Park (now Labatt Park). The player third from the left is thought to be Charlie Gehringer who later became the famous second baseman for the Detroit Tigers. Reverse (printed in pencil) - 1924(?) London Tecumsehs...
George A. Henry Photograph 
Groups    ...George A. Henry, born November 27, 1876 in London, Ontario was a photographer who was in business in London from approximately 1901 until 1951. He died in London on May 9, 1957....
Royal Visit, 1939 - King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on rear platform of train as it leaves London train station, London, Ontario 
Image  1939  A black and white photograph of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth standing on the rear platform of the train at the Canadian National Railway Station, London, Ontario. The map shows the location of the C.N.R. Station on York Street. There is a handwritten inscription, in pencil, on the back of...
London City Soccer League Officials, London, Ontario 
Image  1920,   Group portrait of five gentlemen, all officials of the London City Soccer League. The inscription on the back dates this photograph as 1920 and names the officials and their positions. Soccer season opened on April 24, 1920 and the London Free Press on that day notes that a general meeting of the...
Tecumseh House Hotel, London, Ontario 
Image  1929  A grainy black and white print of the Tecumseh House Hotel. Automobiles are parked at the curb and people are walking in the street. This is a print of the photograph and caption that appeared in the London Advertiser newspaper Sept. 16, 1929. The Tecumseh House was erected in 1856 and...
Portrait of John K. Labatt, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1845-1866,   A glossy black and white, head and shoulders portrait of John Kinder Labatt. John Kinder Labatt (1803-1866) was the founder of Labatt's Brewery, previously known as the London Brewery. He purchased London's Simcoe Street Brewery in partnership with Samuel Eccles in 1847. By 1855 he had become...
Junior Baseball City Champions, London, Ontario 
Image  August 1910,   Glossy black and white print of the junior baseball city champions, 1910. This photograph was taken August, 1910 at Queen's Park.
Aerial view of Court House and Jail, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1930,   Black and white aerial photograph of the Court House and Jail on the south side of Dundas Street at Ridout Street. This photograph provides a view of the various yards surrounding the jail. To the right of the jail is the exercise yard with its circular walk and behind that, the gallows yard. ...
James Egan Collection 
Groups    ... These photographs are views of London collected by (not necessarily taken by) James Egan (1827-1919), who operated a photography studio in London from 1851-1878. ...
Thames River Flood of 1937, London, Ontario 
Image  1937  A glossy black and white photograph showing several houses in a flooded area of the city of London. Since the exact location shown in this photograph is unknown, the location of the forks of the Thames River has been marked on the map instead. There is an inscription beneath the photograph. London...
Fugitive Slave Chapel, London, Ontario 
Image  1926  Glossy black and white print of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, also known as the Fugitive Slave Chapel. This is a grainy print of the picture and caption that appeared in the London Advertiser May 8, 1926. Fugitive Slave Chapel of London. Above is the original African Methodist Episcopal...
Post Office, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1890  A glossy black and white print showing the front facade of the London Post Office. Several people are posed outside and a horse drawn wagon is passing the building on the right hand side. The inscription, not seen on the digital copy, was added to the original photograph in 1939. [The old London...
Collegiate Institute, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1890  A glossy black and white print of the London Collegiate Institute. The inscription at the bottom of the photograph was added in 1939. The London Collegiate Institute, Dufferin Ave., north-west corner of Waterloo St. Founded 1877. Destroyed by fire, 22 April 1920. About 1890.
London Street Railway, Streetcar on the Springbank Line behind Woodland Cemetery, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1896  Glossy print of a streetcar on the Springbank line, passing by Woodland Cemetery on the right and the Thames River on the left. The number 32 is on the front of the car. The motorman and passengers can be seen in the car. The entire Springbank line was completed by May 24, 1896 and double...
Bishop's Palace, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1874  A black and white print showing the south and east facades of Bishop's Palace. Bishop's Palace was the residence of the Roman Catholic bishops of London from 1870 to 1914. In 1914 the mansion at 90 Central Avenue, "Blackfriars", was donated to the Diocese of London and used as the new residence. ...
Ontario Hospital, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1900  A black and white print of the Ontario Hospital. Several people are posed on the grounds , some with croquet mallets in hand. Formerly known as the London Asylum for the Insane. Later (in 1968) renamed London Psychiatric Hospital There is a handwritten inscription on the back of the...
Group Portrait of Grade Three Class and Miss Steele, Ealing Public School, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1915  A black and white print of a grade three class from Ealing Public School with their teacher, Miss Steele. London Public Library's London Room Photograph index lists the date as circa 1915 and records this image as a photograph made from a postcard, but does not list the source. The map location...
Royal Visit, 1939 - Presentation Line Welcoming King George VI and Queen Elizabeth  at C.N.R. Station, London, Ontario 
Image  1939  A presentation line of Londoners is received by King George VI and his wife, Queen Elizabeth after their arrival at the Canadian National Railway station on York Street in London. The inscription on the reverse of the photograph is handwritten in pencil. The map location shows the location for...
Francis G. Westlake Photograph 
Groups    ...Francis G. Westlake photographic studio existed in London Ontario between 1900 and 1910....
Shannon & Atelier Photograph 
Groups    ...Shannon & Atelier existed briefly in 1894 at 180 Dundas Street, London, Ontario....
London Street Railway Buses, London, Ontario 
Image  1945,   Black and white print showing fifteen London Street Railway buses, with drivers standing in front, lined up in front of the London Life Insurance Company building on Dufferin Avenue. The London Street Railway Company purchased their first six buses in 1926, at $7,700 each, from the Yellow Cab and...
Crystal Palace, Queen's Park, London, Ontario 
Image  1912  Glossy print of the Crystal Palace at Queen's Park, London, Ontario. When the Western Fair Association moved to Queen's Park in east London in 1887, the main exhibition building, known as the Crystal Palace, was constructed. It was designed by architect George Durand who borrowed many features...
Delivery Truck for Brooks Bros. Coal, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1920-1923  A black and white photograph of a delivery truck for Brooks Bros. Coal business. A driver sits in the cab of the truck and several bags of coal are piled in the back. BROOKS BROS. COAL is painted on the side. An imprint "Hines Studio LONDON CANADA" appears in the bottom right corner. This London...
Amberlay Lodge, South London, Ontario 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1870 - 1880  A reprint of an original card mounted photograph identified as Amberlay Lodge. The inscription on the reverse of the original photograph that this reprint is taken from is handwritten in black ink. Prior to 1890 when South London was annexed by the City of London, the area was mainly residential...
Thames River looking towards Blackfriars Bridge, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1890  A print made from an original stereoscopic view of several boys sitting at the edge of the Thames River. One young man is fishing. Thomas Kent's house "Firbrae" and the Blackfriars Bridge can be seen in the background. The house in the photograph, situated at 90 Central Avenue and later known as...
Colonel Robert Lewis, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1878-1888,   Head and shoulders portrait of Colonel Robert Lewis. Colonel Robert Lewis was born in Toronto and came to London in 1853. (Source: "Pioneer Days in London" by Clarence T. Campbell.) He dealt in paints and wallpapers and established the Ontario Stained Glass Works. The London Advertiser, July...
Court House prior to 1878, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1870,   Glossy print of the Court House. The jail is partially visible on the right. Several people stand inside the fence, near the entrance way to the Court House. Others stand outside the fence. The Middlesex County Court House, known as the London District Court House prior to 1850, originally...
London Asylum for the Insane, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1875  A glossy black and white print showing the front facade of the London Asylum for the Insane. The inscription at the bottom of the photograph was added in 1939. A new hospital was built in the 1960s and the old Asylum was torn down in 1975 after being vacant for 7 years. In 1968 the name changed...
Delivery truck of Edward Adams & Co. Wholesale Grocers, London, Ontario 
Image  ca.1920-1923  A black and white photograph of a delivery truck of Edward Adams & Co. Wholesale Grocers. Their sign is on the side of the truck. Edward Adams, who served as mayor of London in 1852 and 1853, established the first wholesale grocery store in London. Beginning as a retail business, Edward Adams &...
Portrait of the Rev. Arthur Sweatman, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1865  A formal portrait of the Rev. Arthur Sweatman. The Rev. Arthur Sweatman (Nov. 19, 1834 - Jan. 24, 1909) was the first principal of the London Collegiate Institute, a boys' school established by Dean Hellmuth in 1865. The school was later renamed Hellmuth Boys' College. Rev. Sweatman eventually...
Portrait of William O. Carson, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1906-1916  A glossy black and white, head and shoulders portrait of William O. Carson. William Oliver Carson was an alderman prior to becoming chief librarian of the London Public Library in 1906, a position he held until 1916. He served as president of the Ontario Library Association 1914/15 and, in 1916...
Central Collegiate under construction, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1921-1922  A black and white reprint of a damaged photograph showing Central Collegiate under construction. London Central Collegiate opened in 1922 and replaced the London Collegiate Institute which had been built on this location in 1877 and burned down in 1920. The 1922 building forms the nucleus of the...
Paul Peel's Sculpture "Woman with Kitten", London, Ontario 
Image  1927,   Glossy print of the sculpture "Woman with Kitten" by Paul Peel. This is a copy of the picture accompanying the article "Richmond Street House Paul Peel's Birthplace", one of a series of articles on "The Landmarks of London" written for the London Advertiser by E.J. Carty. It appeared in the London...
Portrait of Mr. Webster, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1886-1891,   A formal portrait of Mr. Webster. This undated Carte-de-Visite has the photographer's stamp , J. Hood, on the back. John Hood was born in Toronto in 1864 and came to London with his family a few years later. He was an active photographer in the London area from the 1880s until 1891 when he left...
Frank Cooper, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1885-1895,   Head and shoulders portrait of Frank Cooper. Frank Cooper, a well known London photographer, was born in London Township December 21, 1845 (source: "The Canadian Album: Men of Canada" Volume 1 by William Cochrane, published 1893). He died in San Diego, California April 11, 1914 and is buried at...
London Street Railway, Bus #52, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1940,   Black and white print of the back of a London Street Railway bus as it travels down the street away from the camera. The number 52 can be seen below the back window. A sign on the building to the right advertises Sweet Caporal cigarettes. The London Street Railway Company purchased their first...

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