Subseries 3 - Philip T. Timms photographs

[Group portrait] [Group portrait] [Group portrait] [Group portrait] [Interior construction of  St. Andrew's Wesley United Church] [Organ and organist, St. Andrew's Wesley United Church] [Wesley Methodist Church] [St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church] [St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church] A glimpse of the chancel from the echo organ loft [St. Andrew's Wesley United Church] Looking north-east, arcade aisle and echo organ loft [St. Andrew's Wesley United Church] Looking south-west arcade aisle and echo organ loft [St. Andrew's Wesley United Church] Looking west, from seats in the echo organ loft The communion table The nave, showing open timber truss roof The nave, showing the open timber truss roof The pulpit [St. Andrew's Wesley United Church], first morning service, May 28, 1933 Wesley choir picnic supper, June 22nd 1929 Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C. Wesley choir picnic, Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C. June 22nd, 1929 Wesley Methodist Church, conference week, 1928 Where visiting guests may register [St. Andrew's Wesley United Church] "Always young," Bowen Island [100 block of West Hastings Street] [500 block of Carrall Street, looking north toward Pender Street] [A gathering of the Gaelic Society of Vancouver] [A. H. Timms family in car outside house at 240 East 14th Avenue] [Abbott Street at Hastings Street, showing corner of Woodward Department Stores building] [Bookbinding materials and equipment of A. H. Timms, 901 West Georgia] [Businesses and produce carts on 400 block of Carrall Street] [Carrall Street at Hastings Street] [City Hall and Carnegie Public Library buildings at Main and Hastings Streets] [Crowd watching Vancouver Golden Jubilee parade at Robson and Howe Streets] [Crowds assembled at Robson and Howe Streets, waiting for Vancouver Golden Jubilee parade] [David Spencer Limited store, decorated for Vancouver's Golden Jubilee] [Equipment in front window of A. H. Timms Printers, Photo Enlargements, 901 West Georgia Street] [Five cars at Prospect Point, Stanley Park] [Five men at] Sub-arctic lake, Garibaldi National Park [Front window of photograph supply and stationery store] 900 block of Granville Street [Full length studio portrait of Philip T. Timms in band uniform with helicon] Georgia Street at Hornby Street [Granville Street at Dunsmuir Street, looking north] [Granville Street at Georgia Street] [Granville Street at Hastings Street] [Granville Street at Pender Street, looking north] [Granville Street at Pender Street, looking south] [Granville Street near Pender Street, looking north, showing sign for Semi-Ready Tailoring] [Granville Street, south of Pender Street, showing Post Office and Fairfield Building] [Group of young women assembled on lawn outside house] [Group portrait of Mount Pleasant Band assembled outside New City Market before first parade] [Group portrait of the] Vancouver Natural History Society at the Botanical Garden, University of ...
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Philip T. Timms photographs

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170 photographs: negatives and prints

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(September 16, 1874 – August 8, 1973)

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Philip Timms was born in Toronto in 1874, and moved to Vancouver with his wife Lizzie in 1898. Timms worked as a commercial photographer, and operated a photography and printing shop from 1900 to 1968. Timms was a member of the Royal Photographic Society, and the official photographer for the Vancouver Museum. Timms died in 1973.

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Subseries consists of photographs collected by the Vancouver Museum which were created by photographer Philip T. Timms, or were otherwise connected to the Timms family. Subseries consists of photograph on a number of subjects, including: buildings (such as churches, retail stores, banks, and commercial buildings); construction scenes; street scenes (mostly of Downtown Vancouver areas); parks (especially sites in Stanley Park and on Bowen Island); ships and harbours; geological phenomona (such as sand drifts and rock formations); natural history images (such as trees and coastal areas); the Fraser Midden archaeological site; and other areas. Subseries also includes photographs of people and groups, including: church choirs and other groups; parades; people engaged in recreational activities; and members of the Timms family, including Philip Timms.

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