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Catalog Number 1987.62.19
Object Name Pamphlet
Title Guelph Visitor Guide
Date Circa 1955
Year Range from 1950
Year Range to 1960
Description Pamphlet, Guelph Visitor Guide; Off-white paper with black printed text and illustrations on both sides of a long rectangular sheet folded five times to create a pamphlet. Sketches and water-colours illustrate the architecture and scenery in and around the City of Guelph. It is advertising Guelph as a site for vacations and conventions. At the bottom of the page with the map, there is a large pink dot, beside which is stated: "For Your Vacation or Convention Needs: Write or Telephone The Chamber of Commerce, Guelph, Ontario, Canada."
Cover is an illustration of an old limestone wall and window with "GUELPH" carved on a stone above the window. The window is looking out onto a hill covered with buildings reflective of a thriving city.
Printed at the bottom of the page on churches: "Water Colours and Drawings by EVAN MACDONALD, A.R.C.A., Guelph, Canada. / Copy and Historical Research By RICHARD BRIMMELL, Guelph, Ontario."
Printed on the back page at the bottom: "Colour Processing and Lithography By LEAMAN PRINTING LIMITED, Guelph, Ontario, Canada."
People Macdonald, Evan
Brimmell, Richard
MacDonell, Bishop Alexander
Galt, John
Johnson, Edward
McCrae, John
Search Terms Chamber of Commerce
Church of Our Lady
Douglas Street
Guelph Junction Railway
Leaman Printing Limited
Market Square
McCrae - Birthplace
Ontario Reformatory
Ontario Veterinary College
Speed River
St. George's Church
St. George's Square
Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar War Memorial
Winter Fair
Wyndham Street
Subjects SCENES - STREET
TOURISM
ARTS - VISUAL ARTS
ARCHITECTURE - CHURCHES
SPORTS - CRICKET
SPORTS - CANOEING
ARCHITECTURE - BANKS
RAILWAY
SCENES - RIVERS/LAKES/OCEANS
INDUSTRY & TRADE
IMMIGRATION
ADVERTISEMENT
HISTORY - LOCAL
MAPS
Dimensions Folded - 21.5 x 10 cm. - L x W