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[George Fowler Hastings Album]
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- Hastings, George Fowler
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1 album (274 photographs) : albumen prints ; 18 x 23 cm or smaller
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Name of creator
George Fowler Hastings was a Rear Admiral in the British Navy posted to Esquimalt in 1867. He returned to England in 1869.
Scope and content
The file consists of the Hastings family photograph album containing copy photographs of family members, ships, buildings, aboriginal peoples, early scenes in Vancouver, Nanaimo, Victoria, the Cariboo Road, Esquimalt and sites in South America. Also included are copies of an engraving of the Earl of Derby, news clippings and illustrations of Sir James Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak and Admiral Sir James Gordon, Governor of Greenwich Hospital.
Immediate source of acquisition
Presented to the City Archives by Mrs. Edyth M. Hastings, daughter-in-law to Rear-Admiral Hastings, in 1936.
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Labels pasted in album by Major Matthews were removed by the Conservator.