Timeline

1933 - 1968

1930s

The ROM's Prize Bulldog
1930s

Most of our domestic dogs came from Toronto families, but Bungy had a different background. (See also "Curator's Work")

1930s

The Night the Bells Were Silent
1930s

This story comes from Elvira Hamilton, who joined the ROM in 1913 and was a staff member for 48 years.

1930s

A Special Place
1930s

I've always considered the Royal Ontario Museum a "home away from home".

1960s

"He's looking at rocks"
  • Dr Tovell with geology gallery
1960s

So my parents took their young son to the ROM for some education and entertainment. Being as I was about 5 at the time, I quickly wore Mom out.

1960s

Tactile Tours
  • two blind women touch sculpture
1960s

Two unnamed women are carefully running their fingers around the rim of a lion’s mouth. It’s a ceramic Wedgwood ornament from the nineteenth century.