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Cleve’s Win Impacts at Least a Couple of Vancouver Residents

Who are the principal figures in this image? What is the context? And where is this bunch of early Vancouverites gathered on this occasion? This brief article in the Vancouver Daily World is helpful: Fulfilled the Wager At 2:30 this … Continue reading

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The McIntosh Girls in Tent Town

I’m not sure what it is about this image that I find compelling. It is a well-made photograph, to be sure; the exposure and composition are flawless. But I don’t think the technical competence of the photographer is what draws … Continue reading

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‘The Smallest Building’ in Vancouver

As I spent a recent evening paging through the various editions of Exploring Vancouver¬†(1st ed, 1974, 2nd ed., 1978, and 3rd ed., 2012) by Harold Kalman, I noticed an entry that I must have read at some point in the … Continue reading

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