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Subseries 2 - Miscellaneous photographs

Intermediate lacrosse club My home [William] Inge -1875 7th [Avenue] West, Van[couver], B.C.) W. Burnell family, Vancouver Vancouver World printing house The Brunswick Hotel Hotel Capilano Court house, Hotel Vancouver, and Vancouver Block from Robson Street [Interior of] Holy Trinity church [2380 Pine Street] Mrs. Webster's family and Galloway family at Second Beach [Bathers at] Second Beach Vancouver Police recruits after drill Vancouver Police [members on horses] Main Street bridge [formerly Westminster Avenue trestle] construction Main Street bridge [formerly Westminster Avenue trestle] construction Main Street bridge [formerly Westminster Avenue trestle] construction Main Street bridge [formerly Westminster Avenue trestle] construction Second Narrows bridge, Vancouver, B.C. Opened November 7th, 1925 Ladies' Vancouver basketball team 1904-1905 Ladies' Vancouver basketball team 1905-1906 Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, B.C. C. P. R. Hotel, Vancouver, B.C. [Exterior of] Orpheum Theatre [Couple standing outside] Majestic Theatre [410 West Hastings Street] Inside Vancouver firehall [Cordova Street] - Inauguration of Vancouver, upon occasion of the terminus of the C. P. Railway ... Dupont [later Pender] and Carrall Streets, looking east [Celebration at West Hastings and Carrall Streets looking west] Forest scene Near Whytecliff, B.C. Old Squamish highway, B.C. Horseshoe Bay, B.C. Whytecliff Park, B.C. Bartlett Brothers pack train, Dawson [Malkin family outdoor tea] [Malkin family with servants on steps of house at 1406 Davie Street] [View of north west area of downtown Vancouver, showing parts of Stanley Park, Burrard Inlet, and... Stone quarry at Hardy Island from which granite came for Georgia Street Court House Lions [Group gathered on top of the Secord Building] B.C. Electric Railway street car at Stanley Park loop B.C. Electric Railway Company observation car, "Teddy" Lyons, conductor B.C. Electric Railway Company shuttle service, between Highland Park and Edmonds on the Central P... [Group of people in] automobile at the Hollow Tree in Stanley Park British Columbia Electric Railway engine [Studio portrait of baby] [Studio portrait of baby] [Studio portrait of unidentified man and woman] [Studio portrait of an unidentified woman] [Portrait of a girl with a doll's buggy] [Portrait of two young girls] [Portrait of girl with a doll's buggy]
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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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(September 16, 1874 – August 8, 1973)

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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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