We can’t deny it (nor do we want to!): we have an inspiring collection of travel-related items. The Chung Collection’s Canadian Pacific Railway Company materials kindle the romance of adventuring the continent by train or the globe by cruise ship, and many travelogues, maps, photographs, and other ephemera are are nestled in our other collections.

There’s one particular item that’s causing some serious wanderlust right now: the [World Travel Photo Album]This album captures a Canadian family’s extensive journeying at home and abroad between 1900 and 1950. The 778 photographs include snapshots of iconic travel destinations frozen in time.

The clothes! The cars! The lack of selfies!

Feeling trapped by the endless winter but don’t have the time or money to make your own grand voyage? Thanks to our digital collections you can be a time-traveling globetrotter from the comforts of your own home. Enjoy.

 

Bridge of Sighs in Venice, Italy

 

The racy coast of Monte-Carlo, Monaco

 

Pyramids and a Sphinx that tried to hide in the background of this photo in Giza, Egypt

 

View of Istanbul, Turkey, from the sea, including the Hagia Sophia

 

The Leaning Tower in Pisa, Italy

 

The walled fortress city of Cartagena, Colombia

 

The Acropolis in Athens, Greece

 

The Western Wall in Jerusalem, Israel

 

Bullfighting in Toledo, Spain

 

The Arch of Constantine and the Colosseum in Rome, Italy

 

Anne Hathaway’s cottage in Warwickshire county, England

 

Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family in Barcelona, Spain

 

The ruins of Pompeii, Italy

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