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- Statements of responsibility: The work of various photographers from British Columbia and other areas is represented in this subseries, including: The Rosetti Studios, Leonard Frank, Bailey Brothers, Wadds Brothers, King Studio, Kerrisdale Studios, F 11 Photographics, The Stanley Park Photographers, Broadbridge-Bullen Photo, Mrs. R. Maynard, S. A. Spencer, and others.
- Source of title proper: Title based on content of subseries.
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873 photographs: negatives and prints
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(September 16, 1874 – August 8, 1973)
Scope and content
Subseries consists of all photographs which were collected by the Vancouver Museum, excluding all photographs by Philip T. Timms and Erwin R. Gordon. Photographs were collected on a variety of subjects, mostly within the City of Vancouver, but also encompassing the Greater Vancouver area, and some sites in the Fraser Valley and other parts of British Columbia. Subjects of photographs include: buildings (such as houses, hotels, commercial buildings, churches, theatres, municipal buildings, hospitals, schools, banks, retail stores, and other buidings); streets, roads, highways, and trails; bridges; beaches (especially English Bay and Second Beach); waterfront areas; parks (especially sites in Stanley Park); views of Downtown Vancouver from various sites; monuments, statues, and fountains (including arches for royal visits); rivers and dams; farms and ranches; logging and lumbering scenes; streetcars and other railway cars and engines; carriages, carts, and automobiles; construction and demolotion scenes; and other subjects. The subseries also includes various photographs of people, including; individual and family studio portraits; athletic clubs (especially hockey and lacrosse teams); Vancouver City police officers, fire fighters, Council members, Mayors, and other employees; military groups; clubs (including the Vancouver Club); people involved in recreational activities (such as bicycling, croquet, tennis, driving, and picnicing); people involved in parades and other celebrations (especially May Day and Dominion Day celebrations); and other views of people engaged in various activities.
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Numbers assigned by the Vancouver Museum are included in numbering notes within item level descriptions.