A Toronto Gem: Gustav Hahn and the Spadina Billiard Room Frieze

Gustav Hahn’s billiard room frieze for the Austins’ home, Spadina, in Toronto.

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James Austin S. Thompson

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hen albert and Mary austin returned to toronto after living in Winnipeg for
fourteen years, they decided to commission a local artist to design and execute the interior for the billiard room at Spadina, their home, located at the Davenport Road hill. The billiard room frieze at Spadina was an early commission for the …