Item : CVA 64-1 - Hudson Bay Company store, Granville and Georgia

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Hudson Bay Company store, Granville and Georgia

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AM1376-: CVA 64-1

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  • March 28, 1926 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w, silver gelatin print ; 20 x 25 cm

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Item is a photograph of the Hudson Bay Company's on Granville and Georgia taken on March 26, 1926, the day before the old corner unit it was to be demolished. The connections between the three additions to the store, at Georgia and Seymour, on Seymour and on Granville Street are visible. The Granville Street extention is nearing completion. The photograph was taken from the south-west.

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Significant mirroring on the roof shingles in the lower right corner, small tear on lower right edge, and a rectangular section of abrasion in the lower right corner.

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Donated by Marguerite Britton from Ernest M. Allen, Vancouver, B.C., August 25, 1975.


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"Last photo taken of old corner unit of Hudson's Bay Company's stores, corner Granville and Georgia Streets. Photo taken March 28, 1926. Demolition of building started next day." in pen on verso, upper middle. "To Vancouver Pioneer's Association With compliments of Wm. F. Findlay ( 1887)." in pen on verso, lower left. "(Taken from the roof of the old Vancouver Hotel)" in blue pen on verso, lower right.


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  • Box: 174-C-08