The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Yonge St. Wharf, Saturday Afternoon


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Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Stereographs
Description:
Stereoview of the Yonge Street wharf. At least four steamboats are in port. Three of the four have passengers on board, many of them holding up umbrellas to shield them from the sun. In the foreground there is a large stack of cordwood waiting to be carried across the gangplank. Behind the steamboats is Toronto's second Union Station.
Inscriptions:
"467 Yonge St. Wharf, Saturday Afternoon" "Glimpses of Toronto" "James Esson Preston Photographer and Publisher" "Entered according to Act of Parliament of Canada in the year 1880 by James Esson in the office of the Minister of Agriculture."
Publisher:
James Esson
Place of Publication:
Preston, ON
Date of Original:
1880
Dimensions:
Width: 17.8 cm
Height: 9.9 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
547
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.624147 Longitude: -79.348755
Copyright Statement:
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Yonge St. Wharf, Saturday Afternoon


Stereoview of the Yonge Street wharf. At least four steamboats are in port. Three of the four have passengers on board, many of them holding up umbrellas to shield them from the sun. In the foreground there is a large stack of cordwood waiting to be carried across the gangplank. Behind the steamboats is Toronto's second Union Station.