Subseries COLL-ALL - George Allen Aerial Photography Ltd. Collection

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George Allen Aerial Photography Ltd. Collection

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  • Source of title proper: Title of subseries based on labels affixed to album by Doug Cox as well as stamp imprints on verso of prints. Not all photos are aerial in nature.
  • Attributions and conjectures: It is not clear that an individual named George Allen was ever directly involved with the capturing of the photographs. A related record on MemoryBC attributes photographic credit to a variety of photographers. See source note for link to record.

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  • 1926-1934 (Creation)
    George Allen Aerial Photography Ltd.

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39 b&w photographs : 35 25cm x 20 cm prints ; 4 12cm x 10 cm negatives

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George Allen Aerial Photography was a photo studio based in Vancouver, BC. The substance of the business was aerial photography.
Subseries consists primarily of 25cm x 20 cm b&w photographs with George Allen Photos Ltd. | 4609 Main Street | Vancouver 10 BC and secondarily of four negatives that are interfiled in files defined by the geography of Kelowna and Summerland.
Locales photographed include Okanagan, Thompson, Cariboo, Kootenay, and Boundary regions.

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Created 2015-06-29 by Paige Hohmann
Revised 2017-01-28 by Paige Hohmann

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