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Catalog Number 1977.33.17
Object Name Photograph
Title St. George's Square circa 1909
Date circa 1909
Year Range from 1905
Year Range to 1914
Description B&W. Glossy. St. George's Square showing Blacksmith fountain and open street cars, view up Douglas St. to St. George's Church and up east side of Wyndham St. to Trafalgar Square. Can see sign for Traders Bank. The third storey has been added to the Post Office. Street lights are electric with white globes. There are horse-drawn vehicles but no automobiles on the streets.
Estimated date: circa 1909-1912. (Robert Stewart's "Picture History of Guelph, Vol.1, p.111 dates this picture as 1912.)
Image size: Length: 25 cm. X 18 cm. wide
Written on reverse in ink: "ST. GEORGE'S SQUARE - GUELPH about 1909."
Search Terms Blacksmith Fountain
Douglas Street
Post Office
St. George's Church
St. George's Square
Streetcar
Traders Bank of Canada
Victoria Hotel
Wyndham Street
Wyndham Street - Upper
Subjects SCENES - STREET
COMMERCIAL - BANKS
ARCHITECTURE - POST OFFICE
TRANSPORTATION - STREET RAILWAY