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Catalog Number 1986.18.67
Object Name Postcard
Title Entrance at Riverside Park
Date circa 1910
Year Range from 1905.0
Year Range to 1915.0
Description Tinted undivided back postcard of entrance to Riverside Park, Guelph. Arched sign with Riverside Park printed on it. The sign surmounts wire gate in fence. There is another sign that reads "No Driving Allowed" and there is correspondence hand written on the front.
front "ENTRANCE TO RIVERSIDE PARK, GUELPH, ONT. CANADA" hand written message on back "THERE ARE REINDEER RUNNING ABOUT THIS PARK AND THERE ARE FOXES IN A CAGE, MONKEYS AND BEARS. WE SAW A TORTOISE CREEPING ABOUT. IT WAS AS LARGE AS A BIG SPADE."
People Petrie, Alexander Bain
Search Terms Riverside Park
Petrie (A.B.) Drug Store
Subjects AGRICULTURE - PARKS
ANIMALS - DEER
ANIMALS - FOXES
ANIMALS - BEARS
ANIMALS - MONKEYS
Dimensions 3.50/5.47 - Length/Width