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[VANCOUVER]
[Album with 15 Original Photographs of Vancouver, Mostly of Stanley Park, with Three Views of False Creek and English Bay].


Ca. 1910s. Oblong Octavo (ca. 17,5x25,5 cm), 18 album leaves (two loosely inserted). 15 mounted gelatin silver prints ca. 10x15 cm (3 7/8 x 5 in). All but one with period white ink captions on the mounts. Original grey paper wrappers album with stamped title "Photographs" on the front cover. Several images with minor silvering, otherwise a very good album. Attractive photographs of Vancouver's Stanley park views, showing the park's entrance, main paths and alleys, impressive cedar trees, the Duck pond, the fog bell tower, "Water pipe line," the Royal Corner and the Second beach. There is also a panoramic view of the North Shore mountains taken from Stanley park, as well as a view of downtown Vancouver taken from False Creek, with a wooden bridge on the left (apparently, the first Cambie street bridge constructed in 1891). The album closes with two photos of English Bay showing private houses on the waterfront, and swimmers and a boat near the surf.

$975.00 USD


   
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