Photograph of F. G. Banting and C. H. Best with a dog on the roof of the Medical Building
1 photograph ; 24 x 18 cm.
Copy of black and white photograph showing Banting and Best with a dog on the roof of the Medical Building, University of Toronto. This well-known photo was taken by Henry Mahon in August 1921. The dog, although frequently identified as Marjorie (Dog 33) is actually Dog 408.
MS. COLL. 241 (Best) Box 109, Folder 4
Title based on content of photograph.
A similar picture, evidently taken at the same time, is in Banting's scrapbook and dated, in his hand, 'about April 1922.'
Henry Mahon was the brother of Margaret Mahon (Charles Best's fiancée).
Banting, Frederick Grant, Sir, 1891-1941 - PhotographsBest, Charles Herbert, 1899 - PhotographsDogs as laboratory animalsDog 408