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Fonds AM1668 - William Edgar Knowles Middleton fonds

Lions Gate Bridge Lions Gate Bridge Nelson Street [at Gilford Street] Nelson Street [at Gilford Street] Magnolia tree [in bloom], Harwood Street Magnolia tree [in bloom], Harwood Street Poplars at S.F.U. Poplars at S.F.U. In Nitobe Gardens In Nitobe Gardens Jewellery Department [in Eaton's Department Store] Jewellery Department [in Eaton's Department Store] [Sculpture by George Norris in front of] Pacific Centre [Sculpture by George Norris in front of] Pacific Centre M.V. Santa Maria M.V. Santa Maria Sculpture in front of the Toronto Dominion Tower Sculpture in front of the Toronto Dominion Tower "Crab" [sculpture in front of the] Vancouver [Museum] and Planetarium "Crab" [sculpture in front of the] Vancouver [Museum] and Planetarium Court House Fountain [West Georgia Street] Court House Fountain [West Georgia Street] Court House Fountain [at West Georgia and Howe Streets, Hotel Devonshire in the background] Bentall Fountain Bentall Fountain Lost Lagoon Fountain Lost Lagoon Fountain Lost Lagoon Fountain [at night] Lost Lagoon Fountain [at night] Fountain, Granville Square Fountain, Granville Square Vancouver, buildings near Burrard and Hastings, [Marine Building] Vancouver, buildings near Burrard and Hastings, [Marine Building] Spirit of London at dock Spirit of London at dock Queen Elizabeth Theatre Fountain Queen Elizabeth Theatre Fountain Fountain, West Pender Street Fountain, West Pender Street Fountain, West Pender Street Fountain, West Pender Street [Reflection of] Court House Square [Reflection of] Court House Square Reflected city [in the Toronto Dominion Bank building windows] Reflected city [in the Toronto Dominion Bank building windows] [People walking down] Georgia Street [Devonshire Hotel reflection in building windows] [People walking down] Georgia Street [Devonshire Hotel reflection in building windows] Georgia Street Georgia Street Buildings reflected in the West Coast Transmission Building, with a view of Coal Harbour
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William Edgar Knowles Middleton fonds

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AM1668

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  • 1957, 1971-1976 (Creation)
    Creator
    Middleton, W.E. Knowles

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350 photographs

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(1902-1998)

Biographical history

William Edgar Knowles Middleton was an amateur photographer from Vancouver. He was also a researcher and writer on meteorological instruments, meteorology and general science. He was an honorary member of the American Meteorological Society.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of two albums containing Middleton's photographs depicting Stanley Park, downtown Vancouver, the West End, Gastown, beaches, buildings, ships, docks, bridges and monuments. Middleton created edited prints and the fonds contains one edited print and the original unedited negative for nearly all of the photographs.

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  • Fonds came to archives in 2 or 3 albums (conflicting documentation). After arriving at the archives, the albums were broken down into individual pages and it is unclear the album from which each photograph originated from.
  • Fonds was previously referred to using the identifier CVA 293.

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Copyright: City of Vancouver; expiry: 2049-01-01

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Album pages were detached from their original bindings and re-housed in envelopes.

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