Hundreds of Historical Photos Put on Flickr to Mark Canada Day

Posted by admin on Jul 2, 2012

Horse-drawn carriages parade down a quaint and unpaved Government Street in downtown Victoria. Fishing canoes rest undisturbed on the marshy banks of the Red River in Winnipeg. A sleepy, muddy King Street West sits empty in downtown Toronto.

These historical snapshots of colonial-era Canada are part of a collection of hundreds of photos released by Britain’s National Archives to mark this year’s Canada Day.

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