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The notes transcribed from the back of this photograph are as follows: TORONTO GLOBE AND MAIL Historical WILLIAM .H. WRIGHT BUILDING [GLOBE AND MAIL HISTORY -- WILLIAM H. WRIGHT BUILDING -- Demolition work continues on the future site of The William H. Wright Building at 140 King Street West at York in downtown Toronto. Construction workers raze the old Imperial Hotel, February 2, 1937. Credit: John Boyd / The Globe and Mail. ] The notes written and typed on the back of this photograph, from the time it was printed, are as follows: TORONTO GLOBE AND MAIL Historical WILLIAM .H. WRIGHT BUILDING [GLOBE AND MAIL HISTORY -- WILLIAM H. WRIGHT BUILDING -- Demolition work continues on the future site of The William H. Wright Building at 140 King Street West at York in downtown Toronto. Construction workers raze the old Imperial Hotel, February 2, 1937. Credit: John Boyd / The Globe and Mail. ]February 2, 1937,John Boyd transparent
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February 2, 1937
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Scanned from a print, and later selected by the National Gallery for its Cutline exhibition
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TORONTO GLOBE AND MAIL Historical WILLIAM .H. WRIGHT BUILDING [GLOBE AND MAIL HISTORY -- WILLIAM H. WRIGHT BUILDING -- Demolition work continues on the future site of The William H. Wright Building at 140 King Street West at York in downtown Toronto. Construction workers raze the old Imperial Hotel, February 2, 1937. Credit: John Boyd / The Globe and Mail. ]
John Boyd / The Globe and Mail
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