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PHSC News for November 2017

Toronto. Editor Sonja Pushchak has delivered another sumptuous edition of our favourite newsletter. The 12 page extravaganza opens with a review of the 2014 book Homegrown by Julia Blackmon (titled Snow Jobbery). Page two covers a couple of rare Leicas … Continue reading

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The Polaroid Project

Toronto. Our friends at WestLicht in Austria announced The Polaroid Project, an exhibition from November 18th this year through February 28, 2018. The press release for the exhibit begins, “Polaroid! The brand has long become a universal myth. The uses … Continue reading

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Daguerreian Society Auction Oct 28th

Toronto. On the 15th last week the Daguerreian Society sent me a notice that its annual auction was nearly ready online and a preview could be had. Check it out to see what images and ephemera you could add to … Continue reading

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…news at eleven – an homage to News Photographers everywhere

Toronto. This is a review of the April 2017 PHSC meeting on News Photographers. Who would have thought Toronto would have two sports teams in the playoffs? Between this and medical issues, we changed the speakers to Spike Bell of Windsor … Continue reading

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Have you heard?

Toronto. Word on the street is that we will be joining PhotoEd magazine to participate in this fall’s annual celebration of books… The book & magazine festival will take place on Sunday, September 24, 2017 down at the Harbourfront Centre … Continue reading

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McKeown’s Camera Guide (online version) is progressing!

Toronto. Jim McKeown, co-author of McKeown’s Price Guide to Antique and Classic Cameras, emailed me Sunday (yesterday) that the massive online update to his reference guide for camera collectors will  soon be ready for testing. The new title is “McKeown’s Camera Encyclopedia … Continue reading

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Fun Time at our Spring Fair

Toronto. Sunday was a great day! We had a terrific time at the spring fair on a warm and sunny day in Toronto. The attendance was steady and strong, the dealers enjoyed a brisk business, and we had a great … Continue reading

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The Virtual Reference Library

Toronto. I heard on the television news last night that one victim of the Wynne government’s success in “balancing the budget” was the Toronto Public Library (TPL). Funding was arbitrarily cut and the TPL seems unable to accommodate such a … Continue reading

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Talk about Agnes Chamberlin at Lambton House May 11, 2017

Toronto. Agnes Chamberlin was born in Coburg. She was the first Canadian-born child of famous author Susanna Moodie. Agnes was twice married and gave birth to nine children. Her legacy is wildflower books like Canadian Wild Flowers and Studies of Plant Life. These … Continue reading

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Swann Galleries, NYC Auction Today

Toronto. Ms Daile Kaplan of the Swann Galleries in NYC sent me a note that her next auction of photographs and photo books takes place today, April 20th 2017 at 1:30pm local time. Have a look and see if your … Continue reading

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