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Catalog Number 2009.20.1
Object Name Postcard
Title Collegiate Institute
Date 07/07/1909
Year Range from 1909.0
Year Range to 1909.0
Description Painted print of GCVI. Painting shows the front of the building which is grey and tall. The right wing of the building goes up 4 floors and there are 4 windows on each level with the exception of the top level where it peaks there is one. The building continues towards the left with a lower section of the building that appears to be a hallway and the an entrance. Front there it is connected to a tall tower. The rest of the building is hidden by a tree for the most part. There is a small boy at the forefront of the picture standing next to a tree with bare branches. There are other people close to the building as well. The people next to the structure give a good impression of the scale of the building and just how large it really is.
The back of the postcard has a message which says, "Dear Mable (?) thought you would be pleased with this card. Regards to all, ---" The signature is not discernible. In general the writing is difficult to read.
Search Terms Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute (GCVI)
Subjects EDUCATION - SCHOOLS
EDUCATION - SECONDARY