Submitted by Alden on Jun, 14
Souvenir Books of Toronto
Three souvenir books with photos of Toronto in early periods.
How is this object or story important to you?
The books give us a glimpse of what things looked like in the past and how we captured and showcased our city.
What does it add to the story of Toronto?
People have always taken souvenir books away from Toronto and these show our changing view of our city.
How did you acquire it?
People know he is Interested in Toronto history and give him souvenir Toronto books as gifts.
How old do you think it is?
The oldest book '100 Glimpses of Toronto,' is from 1910."
The small book, '100 views of Toronto,' is from the 1930s and 1940s.