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Fonds AM1348 - Nicholas Russell fonds

"Ships Inn" Cafe, front of 678 Gilford Street on Georgia Street 1055 Denman Street at northwest corner with Comox Street 1069 Denman Street 1816 Alberni Street at Denman Street 1831 and 1835 Pendrell Street north side, just west of Denman Street 1857 Nelson Street (rear) 1860 Barclay Street 1915 and 1925 Pendrell Street just west of Gilford Street 1947 and 1957 Pendrell Street 1964/6 and 1988 Pendrell Street [at the] S.E. corner of Chilco Street 1964/6 Pendrell Street at Chilco Street 2003 Haro Street at Chilco Street 748 Gilford Street [Demolition of the Lyric Theatre, 700 block Granville Street] [Demolition of the Lyric Theatre, 700 block Granville Street] [Demolition of the Lyric Theatre, 700 block Granville Street] [Demolition of the Lyric Theatre, 700 block Granville Street] [Demolition of the Lyric Theatre, 700 block of Granville Street] [Exterior view of the Gallery of BC Arts, Georgia Street] [Gallery of BC Arts, Georgia Street] [House at Jervis Street and Barclay Street] [House at Jervis Street and Barclay Street] [House at Jervis Street and Barclay Street] [House at Jervis Street and Barclay Street] [House at] 1037 Denman Street [House at] 1822 Nelson Street [House at] 1857 Nelson [House at] 1963 Comox at Chilco [House at] 1963 Comox Street at Chilco Street [House at] 2040 Nelson Street [House at] 2040 Nelson - rear view [House at] 2076 Pendrell [House in the West End] [House on Gilford Street] [Houses at] 1830, 1836 Alberni Street [Robson Street at Gilford Street] [View of Georgia Street showing the B.C. Gallery of Arts] Alley between Comox Street and Pendrell Street, looking west towards cul-de-sac at Stanley Park f... Block at Chilco Street and Georgia Street and Alberni Street looking N.E. on Chilco Street toward... Chilco Street and Beach Avenue, looking east Haro, just east of Denman Street, north side, condemned for redevelopment The 'Hippogriff', Georgia Street at Chilco Street Vacant lot, Lagoon Drive and Chilco Street (house is rear of 2003 Haro Street)

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Nicholas Russell fonds

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  • 1968-1969 (Creation)
    Russell, Nicholas

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43 photographs : b&w polyester negatives, silver gelatin print, and col. film transparencies ; 18 x 12 cm or smaller

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Nicholas Russell lived in Vancouver's West End in 1968. He was very concerned about the demolition of the older wooden houses in the West End and photographed many houses that are no longer in existence today. Later he was president of the Archaeological Society of B.C. and Heritage Regina. He now lives in the James Bay area of Victoria.

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The fonds consists of Nicholas Russell's photographs of houses and buildings in the West End.

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Photographs in this fonds have been issued item numbers with the prefix "CVA 1348"

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