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Item : Str P7 - Cordova Street [looking west from Carrall Street] : July 1886 - five weeks after the fire.

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Cordova Street [looking west from Carrall Street] : July 1886 - five weeks after the fire.

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AM54-S4-: Str P7

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  • July 1886 ; reproduced 1928 (Creation)

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1 photograph : silver gelatin copy print ; 14 x 23 cm

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Photograph shows businesses being rebuilt after the great fire. The names of the businesses are written in pen across the centre of the photograph with a line indicating the building or business. Businesses identified are: Burrard Hotel, Tom Dunn Hardware, Grant & Arkell, Dietz (sp?) Winch, Daily News (on Hastings Street), Sekl's Furniture Store, Dougall House, Tom McDonald (on Pender Street), Mathison the Printer (on Hastings Street), Cosmopolitan Hotel, Mizony's Restaurant, F.W. Hart Furniture, Tilley's (sp?) Book Store and the Telephone Exchange.

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Donated by H.A. Patton, The Province after 1928.


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Handwritten note on verso: From Robert Mathison, Kelowna, B.C. to H.A. Patton the Province, Vancouver, B.C. June 5/1928

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  • Old Photo Number: Str N31
  • Str P233N144

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