The Roy Studio “Attic”

Part I

One of the coolest interior spots in Peterborough that still retains many original Victorian features.  The Roys operated in Peterborough for decades, and left behind a legacy of historic photographs,  (click for link)
The Balsillie Collection of Roy Studio Images

Entrance tile.  From the Victorian era through the mid 20th century, entranceway flooring often had signage.  This is a charming example of mosaic.

A steep and narrow stairway leads up to a foyer full of 19th century charm.  There is a tin ceiling and this thickly moulded doorway has a transom.  Transoms were a great way to disperse interior light through Victorian floorplans, which were split up into multiple rooms.


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