I first learned of the Peter R. Lamb and Co. Glue and Blacking Manufactory while on one of the wonderful ROM Walks, but this article from Torontoist.com gives additional detail on an interesting, if somewhat smelly, part of our neighbourhood’s history.
Historicist: Sticky Business (torontoist.com)
This map shows the location of the factory as it appeared in 1858:
For additional information about Daniel Lamb, and his impact on the neighbourhood and Toronto – visit the excellent Cabbagetown People website at: