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An exhibition of materials from the Toronto Public Library's Special Collections. Books, maps and prints dating from 1578 to 1907 document 300 years of Arctic exploration, from Sir Martin Frobisher's discovery of Baffin Island in 1576 to the first navigation of the Northwest Passage by Roald Amundsen in 1903-5
Toronto Public Library's virtual exhibition celebrates 10,000 years of the city's history. Images are from the Library's Special Collections and private collections. The virtual exhibition is divided into five eras, beginning with the first human presence in the city 8000 BC and ending with modern city of 2003.