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Catalog Number 2014.84.41
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title Raising the Crown in St. George's Square
Date 11/17/1960
Year Range from 1960.0
Description Black and white photo of the raising of the decorative crown in St. George's Square in November of 1960. A truck with a tall ladder is on the left side of the photo, with a man at the top of the ladder. The crown is made of wire and Christmas lights and is being lifted up with the assistance of two men on the ground and another on the truck. Two men stand front and centre watching the crown go up. Commercial buildings line both sides of the street in the background.
BACK: White sticker in the top right corner with information about the photo. Pencil notes written all over the back of the photo eg. "Nov 17/60. Crown. Leity. 3 x 6 1/2". the Large."
Search Terms Armoury
City Hall
City Hall Annex
Corbett Block
IDA Pharmacy
King Edward Hotel
London Winery Ltd.
Lorraine Shoppe
Love's TV and Appliances Limited
Milady's Clothing Store
Petrie Building
St. George's Square
St. George's Square - Crown
Treanon
United Cigar Store
Vorvis Restaurant
Subjects ARCHITECTURE - DOWNTOWN GUELPH
ARCHITECTURE - PUBLIC EXTERIOR
ARCHITECTURE - ST. GEORGE'S SQUARE
COMMERCIAL - DECORATING
COMMERCIAL - TRUCKING
CONSTRUCTION - EQUIPMENT / MACHINERY
COSTUME - MALE
PHOTOGRAPHS - BLACK & WHITE
SCENES - STREET
SPECIAL EVENTS - CHRISTMAS