Tag Archives: London

FSA outtakes in London England exhibition

  Toronto. We all (well, most of us older folk) remember the fabulous photos commissioned by the Farm Service Agency, now part of the US Department of Agriculture. The iconic shots recorded the impact of the 1930s depression on American farmers. … Continue reading

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David Granick’s lost London on Kodachrome

Toronto. Thanks to ex-pat and past PHSC president Mo Patz now in BC for the link to recently discovered London East End photographs on Kodachrome taken by the late photographer David Granick. Mo’s link to BBC news is just one … Continue reading

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Architecture in Photography Exhibitions 1858 – 1861 – review

Toronto. We were graced with two excellent speakers in October, 2017. Natalie Banaszak was our Ryerson University thesis winner in 2016. In this presentation, she reviewed the highlights of her thesis and augmented a few items recently reproduced in our Photographic Canadiana. … Continue reading

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Fading slowly in the Fading Light

Toronto. Those of us who feel sympathetic towards  the history of people – and places – lament the transformation of an old city into a modern metropolis. In the summer of 1980, I worked at Bloor and Yonge making it a … Continue reading

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Snapshot – First Fall talk in Rochester by TPHS

Toronto. Our friends across the lake in Rochester have started their fall series of speakers too. Marian Early, Treasurer of TPHS in Rochester sent me an email announcing their first monthly speaker, Joe Struble of GEH. Joe will speak on the ubiquitous … Continue reading

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London, Ontario Fall Show Oct 2nd

Toronto. Ron Tucker of London dropped us a note to say his Fall show “London Vintage Film Camera Show” will be held Sunday, October 2, 2016. Maureen and Ron have been hosting this popular show for a few years now. The … Continue reading

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London UK – Then and Now

Toronto, February 26, 2014. The “Then and Now” theme appears to be a popular way to show city street changes over the decades. Each picture shows a version in black and white (old) and a version in colour (new), often … Continue reading

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