Fonds AM1504 - John William Freeston fonds

Students on the lawn of St. Ann's Academy (Victoria, B.C.) An unidentifed group of girls and a May Pole at St. Ann's Academy [An unidentified military and cadet group in a camp] [An unidentified shoe company's annual family outing] [Firemen training] [Group of firefighters, fire engines and cars] [Kay Chaster, Kenneth F. Swallow and Dorthea Swallow] [Kay Chaster, Kenneth F. Swallow and Dorthea Swallow] [Vancouver General Hospital] [Vancouver General Hospital] [View looking north from Cordova Street and Cambie Street] [View of Downtown looking north from Burrard Street near Smithe Street] [View of English Bay Beach and bathhouses from the pier] [View of Vancouver Harbour and waterfront looking north] New Westminster B.C. R.M.S. "Empress of Russia" in Vancouver Harbour Vancouver Harbour Victoria B.C. Victoria Fire Department View of Vancouver Harbour from Tower Building

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John William Freeston fonds

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3 Cirkut photographs and 17 Cirkut negatives

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The fonds consists of panorama photographs depicting views of Vancouver including Downtown, English Bay, the harbour and waterfront, Vancouver General Hospital (Heather Pavilion), nurses, a May Day celebration, the Swallow family, Fire Department staff and equipment in New Westminster and Victoria, and Victoria Inner Harbour including the Empress Hotel.

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Donated by Marie Swallow in 2007.


Photographs in this fonds have been assigned catalogue numbers in the range CVA 1504-1 to CVA 1504-19.

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CVA 1504-1 to CVA 1504-19 are also available as digital files.

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