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.


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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.                   .

 

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

 

 

 

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