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Rededication, Stanley Park, 1943

Album contains photographs of the rededication ceremony in 1943, copy photographs of the original dedication of the park in 1889 and early scenes of Stanley Park. Album was dedicated to Lord Derby, son of Lord Stanley, and includes Lord Derby's invitation to the ceremony as well as Major Matthews' notes with the photographs.

Joy! Health! and Peace Be Yours On Christmas Day

Photograph shows the Coal Harbour bridge and the entrance to the park, taken from the park and facing the West End.

Major Matthews' notes with this print say that "this was taken from a point about a few feet south of Queen Victoria's monument in Stanley Park".Matthews says it shows "West End of Vancouver in autumn of 1889, looking southwest across the Coal Harbour Bridge, showing "Park Road", entrance the Stanley Park before bridge built 1888, and arch erected for Lord Stanley Oct 1889. Stanley Park Brewery is at foot of Alberni Street. Big tree beside arch is well-known tree at foot Georgia Street. See photo showing Indian huts on shore. The house was built by George Grant Mackay and was afterwards 'Stanley Park Brewery', Royal Brewing Co Ltd."

City of Vancouver : Canadian Pacific town site

Primary map shows lot numbers and boundaries, streets, fire limits and "soundings in feet" (in English Bay, Burrard Inlet, Coal Harbour and False Creek) in downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park and parts of Kitsilano and Fairview. The ancillary maps show an "Index plan of Vancouver, B.C.", an "Index plan of [Vancouver] city limits" and "Canadian Pacific Mail Steamship Lines" (a map of Canadian Pacifc steamship routes around the world). On recto, the item also includes a description of Stanley Park and an illustration of Vancouver's inner harbour. On verso, the item includes descriptions of major Vancouver residences, imports, exports, businesses and other landmarks.

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