Timeline

1933 - 1968

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.

1930s

Ruth Home
1930s

Image of Ruth

1950s

Love at first snap
1950s

I was asked to attend the ROM by my then, classmate. He asked me to assist him with his photography equipment while shooting at the museum. He was shooting the large dinosaur by the main entrance...

1914 - 1933

1930s

A New Presence on Queen's Park Crescent
  • architectural drawing of facade
1930s

New wing opens at a cost of $1.8m. Staff have their own keys to the new front door and many have a numbered parking space in the courtyard.

1930s

A New Wing
  • image of house with building in background
1930s

Argyle House is demolished. Construction begins. The new wing had been in the original plan, and it was hoped that a later phase would fill in the additional spaces between old and new buildings...