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[Abraham W. Watson album]

File is album of photographs of unidentified adults and children (family and friends of Abraham Watson?) and early scenes of Vancouver (including houses in the West End, the 1600 Block Robson Street, English Bay pier, Stanley Park and a dentist at work), Victoria, Banff and other locations. Nearly all of the photographs are unidentified.

Vancouver 1886-1900

File consists of images of early Vancouver, including Gastown, Hastings Mill, Granville Street, Burrard Inlet, Prospect Point, the first City Council, arrival of the first C.P.R. train, Cordova Street, and Mount Pleasant.

[World tour photographs]

File consists of photographs taken during L.D. Taylor's world tour in 1929. Includes photographs taken in Columbo, Sri Lanka; Penang, Malaysia; Singapore; and Manila, Philippines. Photograph subjects include L.D., harbours, ships, laborers, buildings, local people and fellow tourists.
Duplicate copies of some photographs found in the file [Photographs of L.D. Taylor's world tour] were removed from the file.

Taylor family, Louis Denison

Group in hollow tree

Item is a photographic reproduction showing a group posing with the hollow tree in Stanley Park. The head of the Kingston Penitentiary, Mr. Evans, is pictured.

Victoria - arborist, waterfront, roses

Item is an amateur film from Douglas Scott's time living in Victoria, British Columbia, which captures an arbourist climbing a tree with ropes and spiked boots, hacking branches with an axe, and stopping for a cigarette break at the top of the tree; a shot of a large steam boat seen through the porte cochere of the Empress Hotel (Victoria, BC); and close-up shots of roses, most likely taken at either the Empress Hotel or Beacon Hill Park.

Joshua tree, mountains

Item is an amateur film which captures a man standing next to a Joshua tree in the desert and shots of the water and mountains. The last half of the reel is completely dark.

Autumn

Item is an amateur film which captures flowers, gardens, parks, fallen leaves, boats, and a sunset over the water.

Flowers, horses, painting Pattullo Bridge

Item is an amateur film which captures flowers, trees, and foliage, with the British Columbia Parliament buildings at times visible in the background; and women riding horses and playing with a dog. The latter half of the film captures labourers painting the Pattullo Bridge (New Westminster, B.C.) while hoisted on pulleys or simply free climbing. The workers, covered with paint themselves, pose together at the end of the film.

Capilano

Item is a promotional film for the British Properties Limited, Capilano Estates containing title cards. The film shows the properties including houses, the golf course, the tool house, the club house and surrounding landscape. The film also shows the clearing of land by British Properties.

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