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Independent Order of Foresters' Arch, Bay Street at Richmond Street West erected for the visit of Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York 1901 | Heritage Toronto Mondays

Heritage Toronto Mondays - Page 4

Margaret Marshall (Miss Toronto 1947) at Union Station

Yonge at Eglinton ~ 1912 /via Wikimedia Commons

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1907-Toronto-Men viewing the demolition of fire remains at site of future Union Station

City of Toronto: King Subway Station - 1953

Distractify's "23 Mind Blowing Facts That Will Destroy Your Understanding Of Time" 3. Oxford University is older than the Aztecs ⇒ This one surprised me

Augustus Washington - African-American daguerreotypist

Urias McGill and unidentified woman ~ Library of Congress

Late 3rd Millennium BC silver cup from Marvdasht, Fars, with linear-Elamite inscription.

Incan Trepanation - these skulls show evidence of brain surgery, in which a piece of the skull was chipped out, part of the brain removed, and the hole covered by beaten metal. photo by Thomas Quine

Unidentified woman, believed to be Sarah McGill Russwurm, sister of Urias A. McGill and widow of John Russwurm. 1854

The eyes have it --- They eyes were made separately and set intio the sculpture. This pair of Greek eyes dates from the 5th century BC (or before)

The Real Butch: Butch Cassidy's mug shot, Wyoming Territorial Prison, 1894. He served 18 months for horse stealing and formed the Wild Bunch when he was released in 1896.

On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire kills 146 garment workers in New York City. It remains one of the worst U.S. disasters since the Industrial Revolution.

Armor of Henry II of France

Want to see what hate looks like? Here it is - Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels, upon hearing that his photographer - Alfred Eisenstaedt - was Jewish., He blamed the defeat of Germany on the German people and not Hitler. On May 1st, 1945, he gave poison to his six children and then shot his wife and himself.

Briseis -- Huntington Library Ms HM 60, f°11v "Les XXI Epistres des Dames illustres traduicttes d’Ovide par le Reverend Pere en Dieu Monseigneur l’Evesque de Angoulesme" -- Translated by Octavien de Saint Gelais, written in France at the turn of the fifteenth century

Tatiana Nikolaevna Romanov - 1913

Lady Duff-Gordan A fashionable and elegant lady born in England and famous as a survivor of the 1912 Titanic disaster. (see my "Syle" board for some of her work)

John Jacob Astor 1909. Considered the wealthiest man in the world when he died during the sinking of the Titanic in 1912. His wife survived.

Seven-year-old Eva Hart survived Titanic along with her mother. She became one of the most recognizable figures associated with the disaster, appearing in several forms of media.

*TITANIC ~ The Turkish Bath Ceramic tiles framed in durable teak shimmer in the first-class spa. “For the first time in a hundred years, we see what passengers experienced in 1912,” says Ken Marschall, who created views of sunken interiors by stitching together multiple video frames. The facility on the Olympic displayed the arabesque splendor that inspired the spa’s name on both ships

For 94 years, survivor Lillian Asplund had refused to speak about the tragedy which claimed the lives of her father and three brothers. Only after her death, aged 99, have her family uncovered details of the terrible events. The pocket watch stopped at the exact moment the Titanic sank. This is only one of the four remaining tickets for the voyage. These items of Lillian Asplund were found in a shoe box.