EARLIEST KNOWN PHOTOS OF TORONTO TAKEN FROM THE ROSSIN HOUSE HOTEL IN 1856 OR 1857

<Osgoode Hall is in the upper left corner>. This five-part panorama is from the City of Toronto Archives.> <Photogaphers – Armstrong, Beere and Hime. It’s possible that these pictures were intended to accompany TORONTO’s submission to the Colonial Office to promote its selection as capital of the Province of Canada.>In the end, Queen Victoria chose OTTAWA to be Canada’s capital.<The developing city from York Street to Bay Street along King Street West.>