William Kirby's Home in Niagara-on-the-Lake.


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black and white photograph of 2-storey white stucco house with French style windows and a main doorway in centre. A property is surrounded by white picket fence.

Plaque erected by Ontario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board reads:
"WILLIAM KIRBY'S HOME
In this house, built in 1818, William Kirby, F.R.S.C., historian, novelist, poet and editor of the Niagara Mail, lived from 1857 to 1906. His historical romance, The Golden Dog, stimulated interest in Canada's history and won for him international renown."
Notes:
Negatives from Pat Arrington
Inscriptions:
Reverse:
"Kirby House
ca. 1818
130 Front St.. NOTL"
Date of Original:
Summer 1977
Dimensions:
Width: 17.5 cm
Height: 12.5 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
NPL00054
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
Email
Website
Agency street/mail address
10 Anderson Lane P.O. Box 430
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
905-468-2023
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William Kirby's Home in Niagara-on-the-Lake.


Black and white photograph of 2-storey white stucco house with French style windows and a main doorway in centre. A property is surrounded by white picket fence.

Plaque erected by Ontario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board reads:
"WILLIAM KIRBY'S HOME
In this house, built in 1818, William Kirby, F.R.S.C., historian, novelist, poet and editor of the Niagara Mail, lived from 1857 to 1906. His historical romance, The Golden Dog, stimulated interest in Canada's history and won for him international renown."