Parade for the Opening of Pavement in Downtown Whitby, 1921


Description
Creator:
Unknown, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Types:
Negatives
Photographs
Description:
Black and white negative of a photograph of two decorated bicycles proceeding south on Brock Street during the parade to celebrate the opening of the pavement on Brock and Dundas Streets.

The bicycle on the left is shaped like a ship and the other is decorated with lanterns.
Notes:
Brock and Dundas Streets were paved in 1921. The Honourable F. C. Biggs, Minister of Public Works, dedicated the pavement in a special ceremony at Brock and Dundas Streets. There were 40 floats in the parade.

Decorated Bicycles:
Walter Bunn; Warship, second prize
Wilfred Bradbury; Girl surrounded by Japanese Lanterns
Date of Original:
29 September 1921
Dimensions:
Width: 3.5 cm
Height: 2.5 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
30-017-001
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8798301571018 Longitude: -78.9419174194336
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Parade for Opening of Pavement in Downtown Whitby, 1921, Unknown photographer. Whitby Archives 30-017-001
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from copy negative.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
Email
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405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

For inquires about any newspaper content please contact askreference@whitbylibrary.ca

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Parade for the Opening of Pavement in Downtown Whitby, 1921


Black and white negative of a photograph of two decorated bicycles proceeding south on Brock Street during the parade to celebrate the opening of the pavement on Brock and Dundas Streets.

The bicycle on the left is shaped like a ship and the other is decorated with lanterns.