Submitted by George on Jun, 13
The Phototeria: A Canadian Invention
An article by George Dunbar titled "The Phototeria- A Canadian Invention" which appeared in the journal "Photographic Canadiana" May-June 2007.
How is this object or story important to you?
George met the McCowen family and learned about the creation of "The Phototeria," the first Canadian photo booth, which was invented in Toronto.
What does it add to the story of Toronto?
This is the story of a Toronto invention and an article written by a Torontonian photographer who practiced for more than 60 years in the city. George is also an exhibited artist and was recently shown in an exhibition called "In My View" at the Black Cat Art Space.
How did you acquire it?
George wrote this article, this is a copy of it. It originally appeared in the May-June 2007 issue of Photographic Canadiana
How old do you think it is?
8 years old.