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Item : CVA 99-4747 - Radio Sales Service Limited window display [at 780 Beatty Street]

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Radio Sales Service Limited window display [at 780 Beatty Street]

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  • Photograph

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  • Statements of responsibility: Photograph attributed to Stuart Thomson

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AM1535-: CVA 99-4747

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  • [ca. 1930] (Creation)
    Thomson, Stuart

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1 photograph : b&w acetate negative ; 12 x 17 cm

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Stuart Thomson was born in Hampstead, England, in 1881 and raised in Australia. Trained as a railway worker, he emigrated to Vancouver in 1910. He took up amateur photography but soon embarked upon a career as a commercial, portrait and press photographer. During the 1920s, he contributed to three daily Vancouver newspapers but relied more on commercial work by the 1930s. He died of a heart attack in 1960.

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Photograph shows Philco radios

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Level 2 deterioration, mirroring, yellowing, curling

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Photographer's number 2910

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  • Freezer: F14-C-02