Early Postcards of the Legislative Building

The world’s first postcard was mailed in Vienna, Austria, on October 1, 1869.  Just two years later, Canada became the first country in North America to use them, and they were were quickly adopted as an easy and rapid form of communication.

There are countless postcards depicting the Legislative Building and surrounding areas, which allow us to see changes to the buildings and grounds throughout the 20th century.  Look for the differences in the Legislative Building and how Queen’s Park and the Toronto skyline have changed over time.