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Toronto’s Past: A Look Back

Toronto. Meeting, Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 7:45 pm BURGUNDY ROOM, Memorial Hall Toronto’s Past: A Look Back at Social History and Significant Events through Original Period Imagery – Victor D. Caratun, of the Toronto Past Archive “Victor was born and raised … Continue reading

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PHSC News for June 2019

Toronto . The latest volume (19-02) was distributed Friday via Monkey Mail (MailChimp) to over 1,800 emails. Editor Sonja Pushchak and husband John Morden pulled together another exciting issue. Page one features Nuptialography – a nod to June brides everywhere. Page … Continue reading

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PHSC News for March 2019

Toronto. Editor Sonja Pushchak has whipped up another tasty edition of our favourite newsletter. If you would like your own personal copy delivered to you mailbox, just drop me a line here: news@phsc.ca. (Don’t use this address for junk mail … Continue reading

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Digitization Approaches to Photographic Albums – review

Toronto. On this chilly November evening the traffic from both east and west to downtown was bumper to bumper! Daphne arrived early complete with an entourage of Ryerson grads. A slim petite young lady, who gave her talk in a clear … Continue reading

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digitization approaches to photographic albums

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed, Nov 21 2018 at 7:00 pm In the BURGUNDY ROOM of the Memorial Hall  Digitization Approaches to Photographic Albums – Daphne Yuen Daphne has explored the relationship between photography and object materiality as a central theme … Continue reading

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review of September talk on tintypes

Toronto. Stephen Brule, a young Ryerson graduate practicing the ancient art of wet-plate photography, spoke to us in September. Stephen brought along a slide presentation plus his home made plate preparation and development desk, a massive studio style 4800 watt-second flash … Continue reading

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all a-twitter

Toronto. I had an email Sunday from Sonja and John, our PHSC graphics duo. John writes, “The THA (Toronto Historical Association), of which we happen to have bought a membership, has a Twitter account. They offered to post our tweets. … Continue reading

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the first 35mm camera was?

Toronto. The late Thurman “Jack” Naylor of Massachusetts was a famous and well known collector of cameras and photographica in the States. In May of 1991 we had the pleasure of hosting Jack in Toronto where he gave a speech … Continue reading

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background to Free Black North exhibition at the AGO

Toronto. February was Black History month. PHSC member Dr Julie Crooks of the AGO discussed the background to her exhibition, “Free Black North”, and the influence blacks had on photography. She is busy conducting on-going research while performing her regular … Continue reading

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Doc photography and CBC Celebs

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm Celebrities in the 1950s and 60s at the CBC – Dale Barnes 150 Years of Documentary Photography – Vincenzo Pietropaolo We have two speakers for March. Dale Barnes will speak on … Continue reading

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