Item : CVA 1504-14 - View of Vancouver Harbour from Tower Building

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View of Vancouver Harbour from Tower Building

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  • Statements of responsibility: Photograph attributed to John William Freeston

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AM1504-: CVA 1504-14

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  • 1923 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w nitrate negative ; 20 x 106 cm

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Panoramic view from taken from on top of the Tower building at 500 Beatty street looking northwest and northeast showing such sites as the Universal Knitting Company, the Bank of Hamiltion, Spencers Department Store, the Dominion Building, the Leckie Boot Company, Woodwards water tower, Orpheum Theatre, Pantages Hotel, McLennan and McFeely Co., Pier D, the Union Steam Ship dock and the wharves east and Brockton Point and Burrard Inlet in the background. Photograph also shows various billboards and painted advertisements such as Britannia Beer.

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Level 2 deterioration, mirroring, torn

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Donated by Marie Swallow in 2007


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  • Box: 192-E-12