James Esson, Photographer – 1853 -1933

October 12, 2011 | Kathryn

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  James Esson was one of a small number of Canadian photographers to produce stereoscopic views, a popular format for photographs in the late 19th century.  Here are some of his architectural stereo views of Toronto, currently on display in Special Collections.






Can you guess where the following pictures were taken?  You'll find the answers by viewing the exhibit on the 4th floor of the Toronto Reference Library.                   .





 The James Esson exhibit of photographs will be on display until the end of October, 2011.