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Eaton Drug Co photographic catalogue II

Toronto. Around this date last year I did a post on John Morden’s pdf version of the Eaton Photographic catalogue provided by Bob Wilson for one of our anniversaries. The other day my good friend George Dunbar emailed me about … Continue reading

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Buying photos and photo gear in Toronto in 1879

Toronto. Our city reached a population of over 86,000 in 1871, a few years before the City Directory of 1879 was published and distributed. Take a look at the Wikipedia entry shown for Toronto to see its interesting history. In … Continue reading

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and where did you buy photo supplies in 1909?

Toronto. Well, if you were here, you might have gone to J O Ramsey & Co Photo Supplies. This photo was taken in 1909 by Owen Staples (1866-1949) at the NE corner of Bay and Melinda. It was used by … Continue reading

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Eaton’s – Cameras & Photographic Supplies

Toronto. When I was a kid and a young adult Eaton’s was the store in Canada. Eaton’s and Simpson’s were on either side of Queen West at Yonge Street. The new Eaton’s College Street blocks north on Yonge never caught … Continue reading

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