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From October 22nd to December 9th, 2011, the Archives of Ontario hosted Arresting Images, an award-winning, bilingual travelling exhibit from the OPP Museum consisting of 100 historical mug shots dating from 1886 to 1908.
Suspected crimes included pick pocketing, forgery, opium eating, and murder. This unique display included case file information for each individual, as well as selected artifacts from the OPP Museum’s holdings.
The Archives of Ontario’s Helen McClung Gallery is
located at 134 Ian Macdonald Blvd. Exhibit hours are
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday,
8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday, and
Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Stay tuned for details about our upcoming exhibit-related speakers series, featuring Archives and OPP Museum staff and York faculty.