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Surprise, that’s my father!

editor on the phone

We had a clear frontrunner for last month’s Caption This photo is from Marilyn Hayes. This photo, labelled as “Editor-in-Chief Annual ’32,” is from our McGill Archival collection. It is in fact a photo of Saul Hayes, then Editor in …

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Stereographic Caption This, June edition

picnic scene

What would you Caption this photo? What do you notice about this photo? Send us your observations, thoughts, and, of course, Captions! Share your comments on and captions for this photo by tagging us on Twitter, Instagram, or by email …

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May Caption This – Click Joy!

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Caption This! Choral edition

‘Wake up, Mr. Jones!  No, not you, the one next to you.  It’s a B flat in bar 37.’ Our thanks this month to Stephen Silvester for the caption! Honourable mention to Richard Orlando for his submission:           …

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Fly High!

Another month, another caption! In August, our prompt for the Caption This series was an image of His Majesty’s Airship R-100 at the St-Hubert Airport during its 13-day trip to Canada in the summer of 1930.  The British government launched …

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Mammoth Football! Caption This May 2022

By Labiba Faiza, ROAAr, McGill Library For the month of May, ROAAr’s monthly “Caption This” series put the spotlight on an intriguing photo of people playing a mysterious sport on campus, taken circa 1890.1 A crowd of spectators can be …

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