Collection photo of a green and purple tartan dress. There is a puzzle piece outline at the bottom right of the photo.

Guelph Museums Puzzle #1

Velvet Bodice with Cravat Circa 1880 Bodice, dark blue velvet, pointed front and short 'tails' at back, sleeves cut at wrist to show embroidery and lace, 15 faux pearl buttons

Blue Monday Puzzle – Velvet Bodice

Colour slide of a parking lot with a blue railing and truck belonging to Love's TV and Appliances. Behind the parking lot is Norfolk Street with a pedestrian overpass. In the background situated on a hill is Church of Our Lady, a stone structure with two towers on the front and a white spire. Below the spire in front of the church part of the grey roof of the rectory visible behind the trees which surround the church. In the left of the photo is a light post (cut-off in the image).

Blue Monday Puzzle – Basilica

Multi-colour crazy quilt pattern.

Guelph Museums Puzzle #5

E.R. Bollert Advertising Card, 1899. E.R. Bollert & Co. sold fine gentlemen’s clothing and furnishings at 27 Lower Wyndham Street. The advertising card boasts, “”Fine Ordered Clothing. We solicit your patronage for our Tailoring Department, and among others, for the following reasons: 1st. Our stock comprises the choicest goods to be found. 2nd Our variety is very extensive. 3rd We employ first-class Cutter, and turn out only superior work. 4th Our prices are from 15 to 25 per cent lower than you usually pay for clothing of equal quality. Fine Dress Suitings, Stylish Business Suitings, Strong Wearing Suitings, Fine Over-coatings and Choice Trouserings. See Our Unequalled $3.50 and $4 Pantings.”

Guelph Museums Puzzle #4

Collection photo of a toy sewing machine.

Guelph Museums Puzzle #3

Sepia photo from Guelph General Hospital's 115th anniversary celebration. The photo is of a carriage with a white sign on the back that says Happy Birthday Guelph General Hospital, 115 years young!

Guelph Museums Puzzle #2

Posted by Dawn Owen on January 11, 2022