From Flickr: “George VI, visit to Toronto, 22 May 1939, at Christie Street Hospital.” by Toronto Public Library Special Collections

April 14, 2015 Uncategorized

In celebration of the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s son, George Alexander Louis, this week’s Photo Friday takes us back to May 22, 1939. On this day, King George VI – the royal baby’s great-grandfather – visited Toronto. This photo was taken at Christie Street Hospital, on the west side of Christie Street, north of Dupont Street.

Creator: Unknown
Date: 1939
Identifier: 984-8
Format: Ephemera
Rights: Public domain
Courtesy: Toronto Public Library.
More information: (view details and larger image)

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