John Dundas Howden at his desk in the Post Office, c.1910-1924


Description
Creator:
Unknown, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
A black and white photograph of John Dundas Howden at his desk in the post office.
Notes:
John Dundas Howden was Whitby's postmaster from 1885 to 1924. This picture shows him at work at his desk in the post office that was opened at the Four Corners in September 1910. The stone post office was built at the south west corner of Brock Street and Dundas Street between 1908 and 1910. It opened in 1910. The clock was installed in 1911 after being shipped from England. It was closed in 1956 and demolished in 1959.
Date of Original:
c.1910-1924
Dimensions:
Width: 18 cm
Height: 13 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 17cm
Image Height: 12cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
04-000-024
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.88342 Longitude: -78.93287
Donor:
Kathleen Shellington
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from original photograph.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

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John Dundas Howden at his desk in the Post Office, c.1910-1924


A black and white photograph of John Dundas Howden at his desk in the post office.