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Item : 82-16 - Spratt's Oilery

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Spratt's Oilery

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S. M. Eveleigh

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  • Variations in title: The letter and sketch were previously described with the title "Sydney Morgan Eveleigh collection".

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AM1562-: 82-16

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  • 1921-1934 (Creation)
    S.M. Eveleigh, Architect
    Vancouver (B.C.)

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1 drawing : pencil, ink & watercolour ; 13.7 x 23.5 cm

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The item is a sketch by Sydney Morgan Eveleigh of Spratt's Oilery, which was located near the foot of Burrard Street in downtown Vancouver.

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Received from Vancouver Museum in 1982.


Item previously described as AM780.

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Accompanying material formerly located at 586-A-02 fld 07-08.


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The sketch is accompanied by a letter from Sydney Morgan Eveleigh describing the oilery and other buildings near it at the foot of Burrard Street, as well as buildings near Main Street that survived the 1886 fire. Also included are notes about the oilery's history.

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  • Box: 221-F-07