Beaver Lock Works - Toronto advertising trade Card (late 1800s-early 1900's)

Toronto Ontario trade card for locksmith. Nice image of child in Scottish garb.              

                 Beaver Lock Works
                      J. & E.H. Roberts
Removed from 11 Victoria Street to 13 Temperance Street
       Every kind of key made, Locks Repaired

Nick out of LL corner, right side has paper gnawed off. Information on back mostly obscured by having been glued to a page.

11 cm x 7.5 cm

 

JOHN E. H. ROBERTS, proprietors of the “ Beaver Lock Works," established 1868, manufacture keys and locks to order. Locksmiths to Toronto Post-office, Dominion Postal Service, Central Prison, Mercer Reformatory, Toronto Jail and Public Schools. Also manufacture white metal, house door numbers and street corner tablets, for which they are contractors to the City of Toronto. Employ six men. At the Industrial Exhibitions of 1883-4 they were awarded four first prizes, two diplomas and two bronze medals.

HISTORY OF TORONTO AND COUNTY OF YORK ONTARIO 1885

 

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