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[Family Portraits]

An album of personal and family portraits; it is not known if it depicts only one extended family or not. The album itself is covered in purple suede and has silver ornamentation.

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Photographs C.P.R. ships

This album consists of photographs of ships featuring the C.P.R. vessels of the Beaver Line, Allan Line, Empress Line and vessels of the British Columbia Coast Steamship Service.

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[Canada and the United States in the 1880's]

Photographs from Quebec, Ontario, New York state, Alberta, and BC, taken by various photographers. Likely an album documenting travel along the Canadian Pacific Railway. The album and the photos are in good shape, with some foxing and staining. Most of the images are captioned with their location, but are undated.

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Scrapbook

Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, annotated by Dr. Wallace B. Chung. Of note are an article about Victoria, an article about Chinese servants in Victoria, and an article about the first C.P.R. tracks.

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[Canada and the United States 1886]

An album of photographs from throughout Canada, with a few from the United States as well. The photos do not appear to be in an order that suggests a journey, but are perhaps from different trips across the country. The album spine is totally gone, but the photos are still in fairly good shape.

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[Album of Canadian Photographs]

An album of photographs, some credited to L. Madeleine or Holliday (Charles William Holliday) and the remainder are snapshots, most of which are captioned. The images depict scenes throughout Canada, with an emphasis on Quebec. The album is in excellent shape, though many of the snapshots are badly faded.

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[Early Vancouver]

An album of photographs taken by an English visitor mostly of various places and views throughout Vancouver, plus a few of Niagara Falls. The album has been disassembled and is housed in a box. There are 67 original albumen prints in plastic sleeves, with silver gelatin copies and their negatives attached to each one. There are also seven modern reproductions.

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[Photos of British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, California, and New York]

An album of photographs by different photographers from throughout Canada and the United States. Likely an album compiled by an individual documenting their travels. Housed in a red souvenir album, the photos and book are still in fairly good, though varying, condition. There are four loose images tucked in the front that are described as being “Collodion Silver Emulsion (printing out paper) toned with gold and platinum”.

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Empress steamships and their captains

This album was assembled by Dr. W. B. Chung and consists of photographs, news clippings and other textual material related to the C.P. R.M.S. Empress steamships and their captains including photographs of Captains J. F. Patrick, J. W. Thomas, Lionel Dale Douglas, A. J. Holland, Samuel Robinson, Jay Goold among others.

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[Family Album of BC and Europe]

An album from an unknown family living in British Columbia, consisting mainly of family photos throughout BC, as well as a few purchased souvenir photographs from Europe. Many of the photos are captioned and/or dated, and they are not in specific chronological order. The photos are glued into the album, and many are fading badly. The orientation of the album switches after the first few pages, and the rest of the images are upside down.

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[Early British Columbia Photographs]

An album of photographs, plus some loose images, focused on early British Columbian life taken throughout the province. The album is badly damaged and the spine is virtually non-existent; though some photos are faded, many are still remarkably vibrant.

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Scenes By The Way

An album of photographs taken by an unknown photographer, believed to be of their family and travels. Also included are some additional photographs, postcards, and a typed text of a speech on the subject of female suffrage that was delivered in Seattle. The location where most of the photographs were taken is unknown, but appear to be throughout the United States and Canada, with a few depicting Quesnel, British Columbia, which may have been home to the family. The slim album and the photographs are in good condition.

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[Canada and United States Travel Album]

An album of what appears to a trip taken by "A.H. Starkey, Miss Starkey, and Miss A.M. Cory" of England, throughout North America by rail in 1894. The first mounted photograph is captioned with a newspaper clipping about them being visitors to the city. The album contains photographs, from various photographers, adhered to the page as well as nine loose images in the front, and a small selection of menus and other textual material. The album and the images are in very good condition.

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[Album of views along the Canadian Pacific Railway in British Columbia and Alberta]

File consists of photographs and detached front cover with bookplate of Walter Coucill of an album with images by Charles MacMunn, William Notman, R. Maynard and others; possibly published by T. N. Hibben of Victoria, British Columbia, with photographs of views along the Canadian Pacific Railway in British Columbia and Alberta, including views of Ross Peak and Loop, Bow River, Illecillewaet Glacier, Mount Donald, Ross Peak, Field, Mount Stephen, Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon, and snow sheds in Roger's Pass, among others.

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Photographs World Tour

This album consists of the photographs of landscapes, buildings, people, and ships taken on a world tour in the 1890's. Included are photographs of the first C.P. R.M.S. Empress of India coaling in Japan as well as pictures of its deck and passengers. There are also a few photographs of the British Columbia Packing Company's Phoenix Cannery on the Fraser River and of Stanley Park in Vancouver, BC.

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[Sailor's Photo Album]

A photo album, with a few loose images tucked in, believed to be kept by a sailor in the navy, likely stationed in Comox or Esquimalt, British Columbia. It includes a number of images from around the world including many of ships and navy crew. Also a few images of an apparent train journey in the Canadian Rockies. Some of the locations are unknown. The album is missing its back cover and only small portions are still bound together at the spine.

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Empress clippings

Clippings related to the Empress steamships. Includes newspaper clippings, a bill of lading, and the article "Empress to the Orient" from British Columbia Historical Quarterly v. 4, no. 2, April 1940.

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[World Travel Photo Album]

A photo album documenting the world travels of a Canadian family. They appear to have spent time living in Ontario as well as British Columbia, and travelled extensively. The photos are well captioned and dated, and often include individual names. The album and photos are still in generally good shape.

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[Travel and Family Photographs]

An album of family and travel photographs; including some of a cruise to Alaska. There are also photos from British Columbia, the Yukon, Alberta, and Ontario, as well as a few from other parts of the United States. The album and the photographs are in fairly good shape.

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