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Catalog Number 2000.21.6
Object Name Postcard
Title Postcard of Guelph City Hall during Centennial Celebrations, 1927.
Date 1927
Year Range from 1927.0
Year Range to 1927.0
Description Black and White postcard of Guelph City Hall during the Centennial celebrations of 1927. The building is completely decorated in bunting with a sign over the front door that reads "Centennial Headquarters". Beside the building is a small kiosk with a sign that says "Information". On Wyndham St. by City Hall is a greenery arch with a sign with a Maple Leaf over top "The Royal City extends to you 1000 welcomes" It appears that sign lit up at night. Above the street are lots of colourful banners and pennants hanging from wires. In the background there are several cars and people milling about. The postcard has a divided back but the postcard has been cut down so some of the back and image are missing.
On back: "Postcard Correspondence Address Made in Canada" In Pencil "Guelph Home Week 1927"
Search Terms City Hall
Guelph Centennial Celebrations
Subjects ARCHITECTURE - CITY HALL
TRANSPORTATION - AUTOMOBILES
SPECIAL EVENTS - CENTENNIALS
Dimensions 7 cm x 11 cm