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Victoria - arborist, waterfront, roses
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- Moving images
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1 film reel (3 min., 43 sec. ; 30.2m) : acetate, 18 fps, reversal, col., silent ; 16 mm
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Item is an amateur film from Douglas Scott's time living in Victoria, British Columbia, which captures an arbourist climbing a tree with ropes and spiked boots, hacking branches with an axe, and stopping for a cigarette break at the top of the tree; a shot of a large steam boat seen through the porte cochere of the Empress Hotel (Victoria, BC); and close-up shots of roses, most likely taken at either the Empress Hotel or Beacon Hill Park.
Moderate warping, mild color fading, crazing/crackling on surface of film, mold spots.
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Possibly shot at 16 fps.
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