George Leslie and the Toronto Nurseries

Featured Chapter from Joanne Doucette’s book, Leslieville, published 2016.
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George Leslie Sr John McPherson Ross Painting

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Skye Crofters
Skye Crofters

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Old Photograph Crofters Highlands Scotland

Clearances Scotsindepentorg

Clearances in the Snow

 

Retreat from Corunna column

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Croft on fireCountess of Sutherland

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Highland Regiments at Waterloo

(c) The Highlanders' Museum; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation
79th Highlanders at the River Alma
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79th Highlanders at Waterloo

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XKH141034The Highland Shepherd, 1859 (oil on canvas); by Bonheur, Rosa (1822-99); 49×63 cm; Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany; French, out of copyright

King Sheep2

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Lord Anchorfield
Lord Anchorfield

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crinan2

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LG_leslielog

Leslie Log House 1826

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Burning Trees in a Girdled Clearing Archives and Libraries Canada
Burning Trees in a Girdled Clearing, Libraries  and Archives Canada

John George Howard Parliament Bldgs 1834 TPL

York (now Toronto) had virtually no trees when George Leslie arrived.

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Sorting and packing apples

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Ellwanger & Barry, Descriptive Catalogue of Fruits (Rochester, 1860)

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Leslieville

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