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City of Vancouver Archives photograph collection Vancouver (B.C.) Portraits
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Bowser family photograph album

Item is a leather bound and painted photo album containing 51 portraits in carte de visite and cabinet card format, with occasional light hand colouring. The people depicted in the album are unidentified with the exception of one photograph of W.J. Bowser, LL.B. Most of the portraits are of adults, with only a few of babies. The photographs are from several different countries as photographer's markings from Saint John (N.B.), Moncton (N.B.), Vancouver (B.C.), Boston (Mass.), and Liverpool (England) are visible on some of the cards.

Bowser family photograph album, Vancouver and Victoria

Item is a leather bound and painted photo album containing 16 family portraits in cabinet card format. The family name Bowser can be seen on the back of one of the photographs, but none of the people depicted in the album are identified by name. The photographs are from photographers in Victoria and Vancouver. Album pages have colourful designs and imagery printed around the card spaces.

Canadian Press Famous Players

Item is a photograph of a group of Famous Players personnel with S.S. Fitzgibbons, Canadian President of Famous Players, pictured center. Names annotated on back of photo: "Mrs. A.W. Easthom, Mrs. Neil Path, Lou Karp, S.B. Ellerington, E.B. Marshall, S.R. Martin, W.H. Taylor, W.E. McCartney, A.S. Summers, W.S.L. Pacey, W. Bennett, Carl Rau, Claude Smith."

Group of men at Capilano water works

Item is a group photograph of men at the Capilano Water works. Identified individuals in the photograph: Mr. William Sumner (third from right), William H. R. Sumner (son of William Sumner, second from the left), and an unidentified son of William Sumner (either Eustace G Sumner or Ernest Sumner, fifth from the left).

Local union I.A.T.S.E. members, organized Sept. 3, 1903.

Item is a photograph showing the members of the I.A.T.S.E. union. Names annotated on back of photograph. Standing, back row (L-R): Kato Forrest, Ad Harrington, Grant Robertson, Leo Smith, James Barr, Fred Blackadar, Charles Pratty, Arthur Cather, Fred Baker, W[illia]m Taylor. Seated, front row: Harry Spear, Harry Russell, J.C. Kloos, John Hood, Frank Woodsworth. The name Rod Martin is also written on back of photograph.

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