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  • This Magical Book: Movable books for Children 1771-2001
    This Magical Book: Movable books for Children 1771-2001
    Collection       For the serious scholar or the young at heart, the exhibition features the history of children's pop-up and other movable books, 1771 to 2001, from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books.
    Collection     For the serious scholar or the young at heart, the exhibition features the history of children's pop-up and other movable books, 1771 to 2001, from the Osborne Collection of Early ...
    Toronto Public Library
  • Frozen Ocean: Search for the Northwest Passage
    Frozen Ocean: Search for the Northwest Passage
    Collection       Books, maps and prints from the Library’s collections, dating from 1578 to 1907, document 300 years of Arctic exploration, from Sir Martin Frobisher’s discovery of Baffin Island in 1576 to the first navigation of the Northwest Passage by Roald Amundsen in 1903-5.
    Collection     Books, maps and prints from the Library’s collections, dating from 1578 to 1907, document 300 years of Arctic exploration, from Sir Martin Frobisher’s discovery of Baffin Island in 1576 to ...
    Toronto Public Library
  • Footprints of the Hound
    Footprints of the Hound
    Collection       Footprints of the Hound celebrates the centenary of the re-emergence of Sherlock Holmes in Hound of the Baskervilles, and the thirtieth anniversary of the opening to the public of Toronto Reference Library's Arthur Conan Doyle Collection.
    Collection     Footprints of the Hound celebrates the centenary of the re-emergence of Sherlock Holmes in Hound of the Baskervilles, and the thirtieth anniversary of the opening to the public of Toronto ...
    Toronto Public Library
  • A Case of Considerable interest: Treasures from the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection
    A Case of Considerable interest: Treasures from the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection
    Collection       An exhibition celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection at the Toronto Public Library. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) is best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes, but he was also the author of many other works and one of the best known public figures ...
    Collection     An exhibition celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection at the Toronto Public Library. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) is best known for his detective stories about ...
    Toronto Public Library
  • Toronto's Sanctuaries - Church Designs by Henry Langley
    Toronto's Sanctuaries - Church Designs by Henry Langley
    Collection       Henry Langley (1836-1907) was a Toronto-born architect. During an impressive career spanning over forty years, Langley designed more than seventy churches throughout Ontario, approximately a quarter of them in Toronto alone, as well as many handsome commercial buildings and lavish private homes. From TD Gallery exhibition held April 28 - ...
    Collection     Henry Langley (1836-1907) was a Toronto-born architect. During an impressive career spanning over forty years, Langley designed more than seventy churches throughout Ontario, approximately a quarter of them in Toronto ...
    Toronto Public Library
  • Setting the Stage: 20 years of Design for Opera Atelier
    Setting the Stage: 20 years of Design for Opera Atelier
    Collection       An exhibition of designs, photographs, costumes, props and prints to celebrate 20 years of design by Opera Atelier. The exhibition traces the company's design process beginning with Orfeo in 1986, followed by Pygmalion, Persée, The Magic Flute, Médée, Iphigénie en Tauride and Armide and more.
    Collection     An exhibition of designs, photographs, costumes, props and prints to celebrate 20 years of design by Opera Atelier. The exhibition traces the company's design process beginning with Orfeo in 1986, ...
    Toronto Public Library
  • Picture Perfect! Canadian Picture Book of Art
    Picture Perfect! Canadian Picture Book of Art
    Collection       A celebration of Canadian picture book art, featuring more than 50 original book illustrations from The Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books, Toronto Public Library. This virtual exhibit highlights Canadian book illustration at its most imaginative, colourful and audacious!
    Collection     A celebration of Canadian picture book art, featuring more than 50 original book illustrations from The Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books, Toronto Public Library. This virtual exhibit highlights Canadian ...
    Toronto Public Library
  • Group of Seven Style and Design
    Group of Seven Style and Design
    Collection       Book illustrations and bookplates designed by Group of Seven artists J.E.H. MacDonald and A.Y. Jackson are examined in this virtual exhibit. Also includes biographical information and commentary on the designs.
    Collection     Book illustrations and bookplates designed by Group of Seven artists J.E.H. MacDonald and A.Y. Jackson are examined in this virtual exhibit. Also includes biographical information and commentary on the designs.
    Toronto Public Library
  • Mapping Brantford's History
    Mapping Brantford's History
    Collection       The City of Brantford has grown from a small settlement to a major centre of commerce and education. Explore Brantford's commercial, architectural and social history through the Brantford Public Library's collection of Google Maps.
    Collection     The City of Brantford has grown from a small settlement to a major centre of commerce and education. Explore Brantford's commercial, architectural and social history through the Brantford Public Library's ...
    Brantford Public Library
  • Ontario Time Machine
    Ontario Time Machine
    Collection       Leap into the pages of old books and travel through Ontario history from the 1750s to World War I!
    Collection     Leap into the pages of old books and travel through Ontario history from the 1750s to World War I!
    Ontario Time Machine
  • Virginia and Co. An exhibition for Virginia Woolf's 125th Birthday
    Virginia and Co. An exhibition for Virginia Woolf's 125th Birthday
    Collection       Virginia Woolf (Jan. 25, 1882 – March 28, 1941) was one of the most influential writers of her day and continues to fire the popular imagination.
    Collection     Virginia Woolf (Jan. 25, 1882 – March 28, 1941) was one of the most influential writers of her day and continues to fire the popular imagination.
    Victoria University Library & Special Collections
  • George Baxter (1804-1867): A Bicentenary Exhibition of Prints and Illustrations
    George Baxter (1804-1867): A Bicentenary Exhibition of Prints and Illustrations
    Collection       George Baxter said of his prints, "while their artistic beauty may procure for them a place in the Royal palaces throughout Europe, the prices at which they are retailed introduces them to the humblest cottages."
    Collection     George Baxter said of his prints, "while their artistic beauty may procure for them a place in the Royal palaces throughout Europe, the prices at which they are retailed introduces ...
    Victoria University Library & Special Collections
  • Celebrating Memory and Mission: John Wesley at 300
    Celebrating Memory and Mission: John Wesley at 300
    Collection       Books exhibited are from the Wesleyana Special Collection of Victoria University.
    Collection     Books exhibited are from the Wesleyana Special Collection of Victoria University.
    Victoria University Library & Special Collections
  • A century of women in residence at Vic
    A century of women in residence at Vic
    Collection       This exhibition was mounted to commemorate the centenary of Annesley Hall at Victoria University
    Collection     This exhibition was mounted to commemorate the centenary of Annesley Hall at Victoria University
    Victoria University Library & Special Collections
  • Northrop Frye: Scholar Critic and Humanist
    Northrop Frye: Scholar Critic and Humanist
    Collection       Victoria University Library owns a comprehensive collection of Northrop Frye's books, manuscripts, and personal papers.
    Collection     Victoria University Library owns a comprehensive collection of Northrop Frye's books, manuscripts, and personal papers.
    Victoria University Library & Special Collections
  • Graphic Works of Claire Pratt
    Graphic Works of Claire Pratt
    Collection       Claire Pratt, artist, poet and editor was born in Toronto in 1921. She was the daughter of Viola Whitney (a writer and editor of the magazine World Friends) and E.J. Pratt (noted poet and educator). At the age of four Claire contracted polio and subsequently developed osteomyelitis, an inflammatory disease ...
    Collection     Claire Pratt, artist, poet and editor was born in Toronto in 1921. She was the daughter of Viola Whitney (a writer and editor of the magazine World Friends) and E.J. ...
    Victoria University Library & Special Collections
  • Canadian Heritage at Victoria University Library
    Canadian Heritage at Victoria University Library
    Collection       An informative and aesthetic exhibit sampling the impressive Canadian Manuscript collections held within the library. From the early nineteenth century missionary, James Evans, to the seminal geologist, A.P. Coleman, to the medical doctor and suffrage worker, Augusta Stowe-Gullen, this selection of the library's treasures makes for an exciting display.
    Collection     An informative and aesthetic exhibit sampling the impressive Canadian Manuscript collections held within the library. From the early nineteenth century missionary, James Evans, to the seminal geologist, A.P. Coleman, to ...
    Victoria University Library & Special Collections
  • Paris 1968: Icons of Revolution - A poster exhibition
    Paris 1968: Icons of Revolution - A poster exhibition
    Collection       In May 1968 France experienced a political and social upheaval that shook the regime to its foundations. Student unrest in the late 60's was a world-wide phenomenon, fueled by American protests against U.S. involvement in Vietnam and by sympathy for Latin American revolutionaries such as Fidel Castro and Che Guevarra.
    Collection     In May 1968 France experienced a political and social upheaval that shook the regime to its foundations. Student unrest in the late 60's was a world-wide phenomenon, fueled by American ...
    Victoria University Library & Special Collections
  • Ephemera From the Age of Victoria
    Ephemera From the Age of Victoria
    Collection       Defined as the documents of everyday life intended for short-term use and disposal, ephemera comprises a wide range of printed and handwritten material, including pamphlets, newspapers, calendars, greeting cards, posters, advertising novelties, packaging and other treasures rescued from the wastebasket.
    Collection     Defined as the documents of everyday life intended for short-term use and disposal, ephemera comprises a wide range of printed and handwritten material, including pamphlets, newspapers, calendars, greeting cards, posters, ...
    Victoria University Library & Special Collections
  • Bloomsbury: Books, Art and Design
    Bloomsbury: Books, Art and Design
    Collection       This exhibition honours the memory of Mary Coyne Rowell Jackman and commemorates the twenty-fifth anniversary of her founding of the Virginia Woolf/Hogarth Press/Bloomsbury Collection at Victoria University Library.
    Collection     This exhibition honours the memory of Mary Coyne Rowell Jackman and commemorates the twenty-fifth anniversary of her founding of the Virginia Woolf/Hogarth Press/Bloomsbury Collection at Victoria University Library.
    Victoria University Library & Special Collections
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