Subseries 2 - Miscellaneous photographs

[A beach] [A view of the surf] [A wooded area] [Boat in Coal Harbour] [Forest path by gazebo] [Horse drawn buggy crossing wooden bridge] [Pedestrian bridge] [People resting on bench and at side of path] [Picnic area in trees] [Stanley Park  entrance bridge] [Walking path] Hallelujah Point Moss grove, Stanley Park Road to reservoir, Stanley Park Stanley Park seal pond Corner Richards Street and Hastings Street - go slow or mix it up! Granville St. looking south from Pender St. Hastings St. between Homer and Richards. Summer is Coming! Hastings west of Homer, the traffic gets heavier Late for work, opp. Spencers spring opening show New spring merchandise in Spencers windows Pender St. just where you are standing now. Here's to you! City Museum and Art Gallery, Great Fraser River Shell Mound exhibit, Vancouver, B.C. City Museum and Art Gallery, main floor, looking east, Vancouver, B.C. City Museum and Art Gallery, natural history corner, Vancouver, B.C. City Museum and Art Gallery, part of west wall, Vancouver, B.C. City Museum and Art Gallery, West Coast Indian, and Pauline Johnson exhibit, Vancouver, B.C. City Museum and Art Gallery, west from curator's desk, Vancouver, B.C. City Museum and Art Gallery, west of main section, Vancouver, B.C. City Museum, Art Gallery and Library, Vancouver, B.C. City Museum, Art Gallery and Library, Vancouver, B.C. Entrance to City Museum and Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. Main staircase leading to the [Vancouver] museum Main staircase, from the first floor [Vancouver museum] Staircase, from main lobby [Vancouver museum] [Two children sitting under a tent in a yard] "Second Beach."  Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C. "March weather." (Main St.) West Westminster Avenue, Vancouver 856 Felling large timber - North Arm Fraser River near Vancouver, B.C. - George Oliver's contract [108 East Pender Street and 112? East Pender Street], Chinatown [A child standing beside a baby in a baby carriage] [A group of adults and children sitting on the steps of a house] [A group of people standing on the street and disembarking from the Robson streetcar] [A man, two women and a child sitting on the steps of a house] [A woman and child sitting on the steps of a house] [A woman standing with a toddler in a push cart] [Aerial view of] Horseshoe Bay, B.C. [Aerial view of] Vancouver, B.C., looking north [Altar], St. James' church [303 East Cordova Street] [Arch at the C.P.R. station for the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall]
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Miscellaneous photographs

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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.
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  • [185-?]-1973 (Creation)

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873 photographs: negatives and prints

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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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