Whitby Psychiatric Hospital Barn Fire, 1976


Description
Creator:
David Mitchell, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Colour photograph showing the fire at the Whitby Psychiatric barn. The Whitby Fire Department is attempting to put out the fire.
Notes:
The barn at the Whitby Psychiatric Hospital was built in 1919. It served the patients, staff, and doctors at the hospital as part of a fully functioning farm until 1969.

The fire, allegedly started by a patient at the hospital, occurred on 4 November 1976. It took 90 minutes for the barn to burn to the ground.
Date of Original:
4 November 1976
Dimensions:
Width: 12.5 cm
Height: 9 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
A2014_010_004
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8490144553659 Longitude: -78.9428263598633
Donor:
David Mitchell
Copyright Statement:
This item is protected by the Canadian Copyright Act and is intended for one-time use only. Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). It is your responsibility for obtaining these permissions.
Copyright Date:
1973
Copyright Holder:
David Mitchell
Recommended Citation:
Whitby Psychiatric Hospital Barn Fire, 1976, David Mitchell. Whitby Archives A2014_010_004.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from original photographs.
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Whitby Psychiatric Hospital Barn Fire, 1976
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Whitby Psychiatric Hospital Barn Fire, 1976


Colour photograph showing the fire at the Whitby Psychiatric barn. The Whitby Fire Department is attempting to put out the fire.