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Baldwin St. Insanity Festival ’69 Part 1

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 It’s been awhile since I added some new photos. Been busy with my graphic novel, and Dracula, and the patreon … More Baldwin St. Insanity Festival ’69 Part 1

Toronto Pop Festival ’69: More Chuck Berry, Sly & the Family Stone, & Ronnie Hawkins

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Happy Throwback Thursday! I missed a week there, was having some issues with the site. Here we have another roll … More Toronto Pop Festival ’69: More Chuck Berry, Sly & the Family Stone, & Ronnie Hawkins

Toronto Pop Festival ’69: Tiny Tim & Jeanne Beker.

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Happy #TBT. Here’s the next in this series [there will be a few!] covering the film Lionel shot at the The … More Toronto Pop Festival ’69: Tiny Tim & Jeanne Beker.

Chuck Berry @ Varsity Stadium in 1969

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Happy late Throwback Thursday! I decided a while ago I would make this the standard posting day for the site … More Chuck Berry @ Varsity Stadium in 1969

Assorted negatives in an Envelop

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  Assorted negatives in an Envelop from the late ’60s, some of them very damaged. Mostly the good stuff was … More Assorted negatives in an Envelop

Frank Zappa 1969-05-24 @ The Rockpile

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Frank Zappa @ The Rockpile! 1969-05-24, i suspect it’s the Late Show Arna and Lionel went to the show together … More Frank Zappa 1969-05-24 @ The Rockpile

Jimi Hendrix Experience @ Maple Leaf Gardens Pt 3

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The last roll of shots from the historic Jimi Hendrix Experience show [see pt1 and pt2 here]. Also at the … More Jimi Hendrix Experience @ Maple Leaf Gardens Pt 3

Jimi Hendrix Experience @ Maple Leaf Gardens Pt 2

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The second roll of photos of a historic Jimi Hendrix show, the night of May 3, 1969 at Maple Leaf Gardens. There’s been … More Jimi Hendrix Experience @ Maple Leaf Gardens Pt 2

Jimi Hendrix Experience @ Maple Leaf Gardens

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This is the first of 3 posts. You can find the second and third sets of shots from this show … More Jimi Hendrix Experience @ Maple Leaf Gardens

Colour slides | moments of life on Heward ave

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I just got back from a trip to Toronto, and brought back another pile of Lionel’s things. This time it … More Colour slides | moments of life on Heward ave

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown @ The Rock Pile

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Next 4 posts will all be Live shows. This one is at the historic Rock Pile – April 12, 1969. … More The Crazy World of Arthur Brown @ The Rock Pile

Hanging out with Clive, Billy, Ralphie & Co.

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This set of photos goes with the next post, a set of live concert shots. Arna and Lionel hanging out … More Hanging out with Clive, Billy, Ralphie & Co.

1050 CHUM festival in a park

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Photos from a live show put on by 1050 CHUM, not sure who the act is or the date, will … More 1050 CHUM festival in a park

Of your fatherless child

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30 more, mostly i think un-published poems. I recognize a few lines here and there, some are maybe earlier drafts … More Of your fatherless child

All of life a stage

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This set is almost entirely of a dress rehearsal for a play, not sure of what company, i’ll have to … More All of life a stage

Smiles games and ashes

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Visitors to the Berkeley street loft, a convertible, friends playing Frisbee in the park, and a burned out home.

The good, the bad, and the beautiful

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A few shots of the buildings around the Berkeley street loft, a very lovely guest reeding in it, a tough … More The good, the bad, and the beautiful

Taking about photos

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This set is a little meta, in amongst the shots you can see contact sheets here and there, people looking … More Taking about photos

106 photos of summer

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Here’s a three rolls of film from what looks like sometime in the summer. Scenes from around Toronto. People hanging out in … More 106 photos of summer

Ravi Shankar & a show at The Riverboat

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So for the 20th post on the site i’m skipping ahead a few sheets to a treat. This was probably … More Ravi Shankar & a show at The Riverboat

A haircut at Libby’s

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Most of these shots, i think were probably taken by Ian Argue. Looks like Arna Lionel and he visiting Lionel’s mother, … More A haircut at Libby’s

The halls that shine with sliding sound

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More poetry! About half way though the folder now, here’s a few more, 30 to be exact. One is a … More The halls that shine with sliding sound

Landscapes and the ladies of Berkeley street

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Somewhere by the side of the road in southern Ontario Lionel and Arna pulled over and took these photos. The … More Landscapes and the ladies of Berkeley street

Summer in the city

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Couple of rolls of photos of what i think is mostly Toronto in the summer. I have this lens still, along … More Summer in the city

Some Silly Doodles

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So in case you didn’t know, I’m a cartoonist. Arna my mother is an artist, she works in animation. In … More Some Silly Doodles

The streets and swimming in the Quarry

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Not really sure if it is a quarry, looks like one. Ian Arna and Lionel going for a dip somewhere. … More The streets and swimming in the Quarry

Streets and People

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This is a big interesting set. I think it’s all one roll, hard to be sure. It’s mostly of what … More Streets and People

Assorted old prints from the Trunk

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Along with all the negatives, there are a few prints printed by Lionel i assume, in some cases mounted on … More Assorted old prints from the Trunk

Last night the kichen table resisted my thoughts

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Some more words. The first three are actually drafts of poems that appeared in the book, so not unpublished. But … More Last night the kichen table resisted my thoughts

Cats Kids Bingo and Berkeley Street

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Some more shots of Arna, kittens, and folks at Berkeley street, also looks like a gimps at the garage on the first floor. … More Cats Kids Bingo and Berkeley Street

Sometime after July 20, 1969

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Of course i can’t be sure, maybe he shot these, put the camera down, and then picked up the day … More Sometime after July 20, 1969

Over a truck and billboard painting factory on Berkeley Street

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This is a nice set. My mother is in some of them, getting dressed in the first place she and Lionel lived … More Over a truck and billboard painting factory on Berkeley Street

Un-published poetry

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Pulled out the big folder of peotry today, there’s a lot there that was not published in the Emanation Pess … More Un-published poetry

Beginnings and Endings

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Going through his papers I found some interesting stories about Lionel in the form of documents. The first two here … More Beginnings and Endings

More negatives from the Trunk

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Scanned another sheet tonight. These were it seems from the same set as the last, or are just unmarked. I’ve called … More More negatives from the Trunk

Lionel Douglas. The collected works

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http://www.theitalianmachine.spiltink.org/av/Lionelprose.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:36 — 5.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSLionel Douglas: Selected … More Lionel Douglas. The collected works

The Trunk of Photos

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I have this trunk. It’s filed with negatives. My father’s photos. Mostly B&W, i’ve been meaning to scan them, get … More The Trunk of Photos