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Meet me at the Umbrella (Print 2217627)

Meet me at the Umbrella (Print 2217627)

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The Bridgeton 'umbrella', seen here in the 1930s, has long provided a covered, central meeting point for locals; a place to chat, take the wait off your feet, or just watch the world go by.

The octagonal cast iron shelter and clock was manufactured by George Smith & Co at their Sun Foundry at Port Dundas, and gifted to the city in 1875.

Sometimes used for political meetings, it was also a favourite spot to meet up ahead of a visit to the adjacent Olympia Cinema, or a trip into town from the nearby Bridgeton Station.


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Please be aware that due to their age some images may show imperfections. This is as a result of the technology available at the time they were captured and/or scanned and saved for our records.