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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Lorimer (April 30 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1552774376
  • ISBN-13: 978-1552774373
  • Product Dimensions: 27.9 x 2.5 x 25.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 Kg
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
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"Mayor David Miller will launch the City's commemorative book entitled, Toronto's Visual Legacy: Official Photography from 1856 to the Present. Based on the extensive photographic holdings of the City's Archives, the book provides an impressive and visually rich history of 140 years of urban development, municipal initiatives and major civic events." (Neil Ross The Arts Junction 2009-03-06)

"But rarely has the city's photographic record been presented so comprehensively. With high-quality reproductions--a great many of which aren't even available through the digitized collection of the archives--the book keeps drawing the reader back to discover hitherto hidden details, like a pair of long underwear drying on windowsill, or to imagine biographies for anonymous people. The extensive notes do a particularly good job of orientating the reader to a photograph's unfamiliar terrain or context. ... Toronto's Visual Legacy will remain an essential volume of local history."

(Kevin Plummer Torontoist 2009-03-05)

About the Author

STEVE MACKINNON graduated from Ryerson University's Photographic Arts program in 1981. He has been an archivist at the City of Toronto Archives since 1992, where he has worked extensively with the City's archival photographs. KAREN TEEPLE received an M.A. in Canadian Studies from Carleton University and worked at the National Archives of Canada for two years before moving to Toronto. She has worked as an archivist and manager at the City of Toronto Archives for over twenty years and became City Archivist in 2007.
MICHELE DALE has a history and drama degree from Queen's University. She is the Supervisor of Collection Management and Standards at the City of Toronto Archives. Previously she worked as a senior archivist at the Archives of Ontario, and as records manager and archivist for the Toronto Harbour Commission.


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