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Ryerson Image Centre acquires major collection of 20th-century photographs by pioneering Canadian women Minna Keene and Violet Keene Perinchief

May. 18, 2021

The Ryerson Image Centre announces today that it has acquired the Minna Keene and Violet Keene Perinchief Collection, an exceptional archive of more than 5,500 photographs and ephemera created by the two Canadian women from the 1890s through the 1970s. While both photographers operated commercial studios and achieved international acclaim, they have been largely overlooked in the history of Canadian photography. 

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Introducing the Francis Bedford Research Collection

Mar. 30, 2021

Assembled over more than two decades by Toronto-based architectural photographer and collector Steven Evans, this collection encompasses the life’s work of Francis Bedford (1815–1894), one of the pre-eminent English architecture and landscape photographers of the 19th century.  

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Winter season postponed

Jan. 14, 2021

Due to the continuing threat to public health created by the pandemic, now declared a state of emergency by the province of Ontario, the Ryerson Image Centre's galleries will remain closed for the coming winter season.

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