Tag Archives: Montreal

Who IS this Woman?

Who was this attractive woman with such a determined countenance┬╣? If you were to ask this question at the City of Vancouver Archives — where this photograph has resided, probably, for most of its life — staff there might, quite … Continue reading

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Valentin Shabaeff’s Lost Art in the Hotel Vancouver

Update (Originally published December 2018) Mini Bio Valentin Firsov Shabaeff (1891-1978) was born in central Russia. He was admitted to the Moscow Art Academy at the age of 16, where he studied for five years; subsequently, he studied at the … Continue reading

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