Item : CVA 371-3183 - "Wait for me Daddy"

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"Wait for me Daddy"

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  • Photograph

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C.P. Detloff, Staff Photographer, Vancouver Daily Province

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AM54-S4-: CVA 371-3183

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  • Oct. 1, 1940 (Creation)

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1 photograph : silver gelatin print ; 34 x 27 cm

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Photograph shows the British Columbia Regiment, D.C.O.R. marching down Eighth Street prior to embarkation overseas and Douglas Bernard, Jack Douglas Bernard and Bernice Bernard

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Image fading, yellowing, mirroring, staining, missing emulsion

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Descriptive notes on mat that originally came with the print, which has since been discarded for preservation purposes, read: " "Wait for me Daddy" ; This photograph was taken by C.P. Dettloff, staff photographer, Vancouver Daily Province, October 1st, 1940. It depicts the British Columbia Regiment, D.C.O.R., marching down Eighth Street, New Westminster, prior to embarkation overseas. ;
It was picked as "Picture of the Week" Life Magazine.
It has been widely circulated in Great Britain by the Associated Press. ;
It was used as a full page , Rotary International Magazine. ;
It was chosen "Sixth Best Picture of 1940", Editor and Publisher annual contest for all North America. ;
It was used to illustrate Canada's War Effort 1941 Encyclopaedia Britannica Year Book. ;
Presented to Vancouver School Board by The Vancouver Daily Province."

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Formerly located at 181-E-02.

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  • Box: 194-D-02