Special Collections Exhibit: War of 1812 and more...

August 9, 2012 | Kathryn

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An exhibit of manuscripts and maps relating to the War of 1812 is currently on display on the 2nd floor of the Toronto Reference Library.  The originals of all facsimiles in the display cases can be viewed in the Baldwin Room on the 4th floor of the Library.

 

map of War of 1812
Map of War of 1812

 Proclamation by Isaac Brock


Proclamation by Isaac Brock

 

 Other materials highlighted in this exhibit of rare materials from Special Collections are: coloured engravings of flowers, early maps, and advertising trade cards. 

 

Map of Palma
Map of Palma

 

Floral print
Floral print
 

 

 

 Wm Rennie blotter


advertising blotter

Each month, a new exhibit from Special Collections will be featured in the display cases on the 2nd floor of the Toronto Reference Library.

 

 

 

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