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- [c. 1899-1912]
Red leather cover. Spine detaching from cover. Black pages.
Themes include portraits, houses and churches, farm life, early cameras, early cars, early trains, early bikes, steamboats, waterscapes.
Includes a photograph of the steamboat Argyle [formerly The Empress of India, built in 1876; rebuilt/renamed in 1899/1902 (conflict among sources); renamed Frontier in 1912]. See < maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca > search "Argyle steamboat".
Leather edged cover, detached binding. Contains photographs and pressed flowers. Lengthy notations in black ink. More of a journal with photographs. Vast majority of pages are blank.
Themes of photographs include early trains and railways, portraits, scenic views.
Includes some loose photographs and pressed flowers; also includes printed photographic reproductions from journals adhered to pages;
Sites include: Catalina Isl, Mualon Bay.
Brown cloth cover with gold embossed letters- "Photographs." Black pages with photographs mounted with glue. Notation on photo borders with black ink. Sewn binding. Photographs are mostly family snapshots of people, sometimes with automobiles or in uniform from the Northcote family. Also included are images of golfing, bridges, fishing, horse riding, camping, farms, cattle, sheep, chicken coops, horse drawn sleigh, the beach, trees, houses, dogs, trains, children, biking, deer and wagons. Three newspaper articles are pasted in. One about the Northcote family (mother, six sons and two daughters) all serving in the war, one about Pte. Wm. Clements dying in battle, and one of Corporal Northcote being the first Royal Engineer to be awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal.
Blue cover with gold embossed letters- "Scrap Book." Bound with black string. White pages, photographs mounted photo corners or glue. Notation in black ink. Photographs are snapshots of people in front of buildings, street scenes, houses, streetcars, a transmitter station, soldiers, air force, Bolton Abbey, Bernard Castle, and other sites.
Other materials include a postcard of Robbins Drug Store in New Brunswick, five telegrams from Allan Jackson, four newspaper articles about wireless operators, three articles about women entering the Royal Canadian Air Force, a booklet from Westminster Abbey entitled "Westminster Memories," and eleven small souvenir picture cards featuring different interiors, a brochure called "What's on and Where to Go in Glasgow," a pamphlet about the Castle of Edinburgh, a letter from Allan Jackson to his wife Mrs. G.A. Jackson in Montreal, a map of London, a London Underground map, two London transport day tickets, and several pamphlets from various sites in London.
matte gsp with white border. Aerial view of NYC. Signage on buildings reads: "Macy's," "Gimbel's," "Baltman and Co.," "Park Central Hotel." Recto caption in white at bottom of image: "(0506-876A-8)(3-16-33-1:30P)(12-2000) MIDTOWN NEW YORK CITY, N.Y."
matte gsp with white border. Aerial view of bridge, river, and two shorelines. Recto caption in white, bottom left of image: "(0130-876A-8)(10-10-31-9A)(12-1500) GEO. WASHINGTON BRIDGE N.J. N.Y."
matte gsp with white borders. Aerial view of tennis court complex and surrounding residential area, highway. Recto caption, lower left: "(555-876B-8)(9-12-34-11A)(12-2000) TENNIS COURTS, FOREST HILLS, L.I., N.Y."
matte gsp with white border. Aerial view of university campus and surrounding buildings, river. Recto caption, bottom left: "(0132--885-20-8)(5-25-32-1P)(12-2000) Mass. Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass."
Matte print with white border. Depicts an aerial view of Washington including monuments, shoreline, and bridge. Recto caption, bottom of image area: "013-851A-8)(8-1-32-2P)(12-800) Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C."
matte gsp with white border. Depicts an aerial view of harvard stadium, surrounding city and river landscape. Recto caption, bottom edge of image: "(0135-885-0-8)(2-25-32-1P)(12-2000) HARVARD STADIUM, BOSTON, MASS."
glossy gsp with white border. Dump truck dumping pieces of rock in a pile at the edge of a river near a small bridge. Verso bottom right, black ink stamp: "C.A. Love Druggist, Jun 8 - 1944, Ingersoll, Ont. Guaranteed Photo Finishing." Verso bottom left, pencil: "5"
This yellow paper photo album, "Mercury deluxe Album Snapshots", is printed in blue, and held by a blue plastic binder. The photographs show examples of early-20th century residential architecture, and are captioned "Santos (Brasil) 1950 new suburb" and "2nd house we lived in, in Cuba."
Mercury Photo Service Ltd.
File consists of 32 photographs of projects completed by Quadrangle Architects in Toronto. These include: 5 Rosehill, GAP Bloor Street, St. James (King and Jarvis), the Candy Factory lofts, Toronto Film Studios, G & W, and the Duke condos.
File consists of 48 photographs of the interior and exterior of a Montreal home built of straw bales with a stucco surface. The home at 2203 Lartigue was designed by architect Julia Bourke, the homeowner, and built in 1998. Views include the kitchen, dining room, exterior, living room, details, and portraits of the architect.
- [ca. 1850-1992]
File consists of stereographs and stereographic sets depicting scenes, famous location,s and structures from the United States, such as bridges, parks, and mountains.
54 Stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.
28 Stereoscopic photographs by F.J. Jarvis
16 Stereoscopic photographs by Strohmeyer & Wyman
47 Stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood
25 Stereoscopic photographs by Kilburn Brothers, 44 in association with James M. Davis
12 Stereoscopic photographs by H.C. White Co.
7 Stereoscopic photographs by C. Bierstdat
2 Stereoscopic photographs by Geo. Barker
7 Stereoscopic photographs by Stiff Bros.
15 Stereoscopic photographs by Caswell & Davy
4 Stereoscopic photographs by International Stereoscopic View Co.
4 Stereoscopic photographs by G. W. Pach
2 Stereoscopic photographs by G. F. Sproule
8 Stereoscopic photographs by Universal View Co.
2 Stereoscopic photographs by Robinson
3 Stereoscopic photographs by J.J. Reilly
3 Stereoscopic photographs by J. G. Rory
3 Stereoscopic photographs by Liberty Brand-Stereo Views
3 Stereoscopic photographs by The Whiting View Co.
3 Stereoscopic photographs by Jas. Esson
14 Stereoscopic photographs by E. & H. T. Anthony & Co.; 1 separately by E. Anthony
11 Stereoscopic photographs by L.E. Walker
2 Stereoscopic photographs by C.L. Pond
4 Stereoscopic photographs by A. L. Wiswell
2 Stereoscopic photographs by W. M. Chase
2 Stereoscopic photographs by B.C. Kinney
2 Stereoscopic photographs by C. W. Carter
4 Stereoscopic photographs by B. A. Crum & Son
7 Stereoscopic photographs by J. G. Parks
11 Stereoscopic photographs by J. J. Cook
2 Stereoscopic photographs by R. I. Seddons
7 Stereoscopic photographs by James Cremer
3 Stereoscopic photographs by W. G. Chamberlain & Sold by John B. Sisty, 2 sold separately by John B. Sisty
5 Stereoscopic photographs by Ketchum & Co.
3 Stereoscopic photographs by A. G. Grant
1 Stereoscopic photograph by J. W. & J. S. Moulton
1 Stereoscopic photograph by W. M. Notman
1 Stereoscopic photograph by W.D. Gates & Co.
2 Stereoscopic photographs by Woodward Stereoscopic Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Illingworth & McLeish
1 Stereoscopic photograph by D. Barnum
1 Stereoscopic photograph by M.E. Brown
1 Stereoscopic photograph by H.S. Simon
5 Stereoscopic photographs by T.W. Ingersoll
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Ackermamn Bro's
1 Stereoscopic photograph by U.S. Stereoscopic Co.
5 Stereoscopic photographs by Webster & Albee
1 Stereoscopic photograph by A. Boisseau
2 Stereoscopic photographs by C.H. Shute & Son
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Moran & Storey
1 Stereoscopic photograph by W. H. Jacoby
1 Stereoscopic photograph by E. J. Wardwell & Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Gates, R. R.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Brubaker & Whitesides
1 Stereoscopic photograph by L. Parkinson
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Fay & Barney
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Alfred S. Campbell
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Richard Behrndt
1 Stereoscopic photograph by J. Carbutt
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Mayer & Cohen
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Boehl & Koenig
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Thomas Houseworth & Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Charles A. Zimmerman
1 Stereoscopic photograph by W. R. Cross
4 Stereoscopic photographs by C. W. Woodward
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Universal Photo Art Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Art Nouveau (Palentino) Stereograph
2 Stereoscopic photographs by Union View Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Heywood
1 Stereoscopic photograph by John Moran
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Henry W. Osgood
1 Stereoscopic photograph by J. Loeffler
1 Stereoscopic photograph by John P. Soule
1 Stereoscopic photograph by H. H. Bennett
2 Stereoscopic photographs by William H. Rau
1 Stereoscopic photograph by J. A. W. Pittman
1 Stereoscopic photograph C. M. Marsh
2 Stereoscopic photographs by M. F. Bixby
1 Stereoscopic photograph by J. B. Linn
2 Stereoscopic photographs by Griffith & Griffith
2 Stereoscopic photographs by U. H. Patterson
1 Stereoscopic photograph by H. L. Toles View Co.
2 Stereoscopic photographs by L. D. & Co.
2 Stereoscopic photographs by J. N. Wilson & Co.
2 Stereoscopic photographs by B. F. Childs
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Hurd & Ward
1 Stereoscopic photograph by N. W. Pease
1 Stereoscopic photograph by North Western View Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by George Scripture
1 Stereoscopic photograph by C. K. Burns
1 Stereoscopic photograph by L. B. Curtis & Co's Camp
2 Stereoscopic photographs by Lovejoy & Foster
1 Stereoscopic photograph by T. G. Richardson
1 stereoscopic photograph by M. Rieder
15 Stereoscopic photographs by Rocky Mountain Curio Co.
11 Stereoscopic photographs by John Schedig & Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by A. C. Co
224 Stereoscopic photographs by unidentified publishers
1 series of stereocards by an unidentified publisher
2 series by Underwood & Underwood(1 specifically on Yosemite Valley)
- [ca. 1971]
Canadian Housing Design Council Award Winner 1971
"A small house which is carefully screened from street traffic by the retention of trees. Multi-levels and open planning add interest. A good lesson in planning particularly in regard to space and light." Owners; Mr & Mrs R. Dodson.
- [ca. 1971]
Folder contains 6 b&w photographs of the Kiyooka residence in Vancouver, B.C. A residence for artist Roy Kenzie Kiyooka and his wife Monica Kiyooka. Winner ward for residential design 1971 from the Canadian Housing Design Council. The designer of the residence was Mrs. Monica Kiyooka.
Caption on verso: "A delightful house which takes full advantage of a forest-river orientation...an open, stepped, plan with soaring spaces."
- [ca. 1971]
Canadian Housing Design Council Winner, Award for Residential Design 1971. " An outstanding example of how a simple design ('L" shape) can be set to achieve maximum privacy and capture the joys of site and sun".
Winner of 1974 CHDC. Jury comments: "Sensitivity to form, exellent siting with good circulation combine to create both unit and community scale very appropriate to the setting. Neighbourhoods are visually identified by use of colour changes. Although these houses are attached, there isa walkway from front to back for each unit plus a separate basement entry.
Winner of Award for Residential Design 1971. Extract from jury report: "... materials and form relate sympathetically to the tall trees retained on the site... a sensitive siting and solution for a house which makes the most of the natural amentities of forest and stream".
Canadian Housing Design Council Award for Residential Design 1971. Extract from jury report: "Subtle and beautifully proportioned forms and openings frame the views and the sense of exhilaration is heighened by cantilevered spaces and decks". Owners: Mr & Mrs David Catton.
Winner of Award for Residential Design 1971. Owners: Mr. & MRS. B.C. Cobanli. Extract from jury report: " An exelent open-planned house... sky lights allow light to flood into rooms; cosy alcoves and depressed floors offset wide open speces".
Winner of Award for Residential Design 1971. Owner: Mr. & Mrs. HP Brasso. Extract from jury report: "A large house on a magnificent site... the planning, materials and form are well used to support the grand nature of the interior spaces and vistas to the sea".
- (ca. 1965)
Verso: This attractive residence, owned by Dr. and Mrs. Douglas Barnett of Burnaby BC, earned an Award of Excellence for its designers Fred Thornton Hollingsworth and Barry Vance Downs in the recently concluded Canadian Wood Design Awards program of 1965. According to the judges, "traditional West Coast Materials, in the form of rough cedar boards, with carefully selected finishes, have provided an elegant and empathetic dwelling." The awards program was sponsored by the National Design Council and the Federal Department of Industry in association with the Canadian Wood council.
- [January] 1965
Credit photograph to Fred S. Schiffer, Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society.
The architect was inspired by the Japanese style SUKIYA, which means to bring harmony to a composition of disparate materials found in the rough.
Schiffer, Fred S.
- (ca. 1975-1979)
Folder consists of 4 photographic prints of the outside of the Bayshore Apartment complex. The building is attributed to Henriquez and Partners Architects, 322 Water Street, Vancouver, B.C.
- [October] 1986
Construction of the original skytrain line began on March 1, 1982 under the Social Credit government of Bill Bennett,who inaugurated the system at Waterfront Station. SkyTrain was conceived as a legacy project of Expo 86 and the first line was finished in 1985 in time to showcase the fair's theme: "Transportation and Communication: World in Motion ? World in Touch".SkyTrain opened on December 11, 1985 with free weekend service, and entered full revenue service on January 3, 1986.Commuter station; part of Greater Vancouver's Advanced Light Rapid Transit system. Article published in Canadian Architect magazine also contains photos., secns., site plan, dets., sketches.
Perspective 5 photography & design Ltd
- [December] 1981
The folder consists of one black and white photograph of The Bedford Glen. The Bedford Glen (Annau Associates, 1976) is a remarkable ensemble that won several architectural awards. It's such a strange building, almost wedding-cake in its exuberance with those arches and a remarkable bridge spanning its units, underpasses, and overpasses, yet it holds together.
- [February] 1989
This building features western Red Cedar as its main material and reveals it's flexibility. In the Blackcomb style, this material is extremely durable and can withstand the variable conditions of the mountain.
- [ca. 1965]
This folder consists of photographs of the Bowen Island residence. Situated on two acres of a rocky island near Vancouver, the house consists of four connecting pavilions, design to give privacy to the owners while accommodating servants, guests and grandchildren. The design is Massey Medal winner of 1965. The review article was published in Canadian Architect in February 1965, p. 55. There are some B&W photos and a drawing plan of the residence.
Typed note on verso:
NATIONAL DESIGN AWARD 1969
This condominium housing - a pioneer of it's kind in BC, through the simple use of local materials and good siting achieves a very natural architectural character. The retention of treed areas, the consideration of grading for access, and siting for views, indicate the high degree of attention given to living considerations. The suites are well planned. The vertical stacking of the suites was necessitated by requirements in the early BC strata titles act concerning individual ownership which have since been changed. Good housing provided at a reasonable cost.
Central Mortgage & Housing Corporation
- [October] 1985-[April] 1986
A winner of the Canadian Architect award of excellence in 1983, the Choklit Park Townhouse project comprises four townhouses on a 15 by 33m site. This site, which has a 15m vertical drop, overlooks downtown, False Creek and the North Shore mountains. Folder also contains 1 colour photograph taken of the Choklit Park Townhouses in October 1985.
- [January] 1971
Folder contains 4 b&w photographs of the Dalby residence in Vancouver, B.C. This water front home was built on a rock ledge to avoid disturbing the natrual gorwth and to necessitate little rock blasting. The architect was Fred Thornton Hollingsworth.
- [January] 1965
Folder contains 6 black and white photographic prints of the Danto Residence. The concept of the Danto house was a grand staircase-- a series of terraces following the slope of the site. Architect was Arthur Erikson.
Schiffer, Fred S.
CHDC Winner of Award for Residential Design 1971
Verso: "An excellent mixed-use complex of housing, shops, restaurants, theatre and hotel space which relates well to its urban setting and serves as a catalyst for the improved development of the area." Developer of the project was Confederation Life Assurance Co. of Toronto, Ontario. Designers were Norman S. Jones, MRAIC of Vancouver and James A. Murray, FRAIC of Toronto, Ontario.
- 1971- [May] 1972
The folder consists of 4 b&w photographs of Dogwood Gardens at 5850 177b Street is an 86 unit complex in the heart of Cloverdale. This complex boasts many great features for families including an outdoor pool, clubhouse, fish pond, putting green, playground, plenty of gardens and greenspace. Close to shopping, transit, restaurants, schools and parks.
Dogwood Gardens was the Canadian Housing Design Council winner of the award for Residential design in 1971. Caption on verso: "A fine example of medium density housing. The random placing of blocks around four activity areas offer unit variety and identity with special inner spaces. Although a number of different materials and forms are used this is done with great skill and there is a consistant and unified whole to the housing."
- [April] 1966
Folder consists of 4 b&w photographs of Edgemond Terrace in Vancouver, B.C. The architects on the project were Wilding & Norman S. Jones, M.A.I.B.C., President.
Mr. Jones received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of British Columbia in 1957. Later he was awarded the B.C. Electric Post Graduate Fellowship for study in Europe. Mr. Jones became a registered member of the Architectural Institute of B.C. and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada in May 1960. He has been in private practise continuously
since that time.
Awards and Recognitions:
Canadian Housing Design Council Awards
Edgemont Terraces, North Vancouver, BC
- (ca. June 1980)
Folder consists of 5 b&w photographic prints of the Era Townhouses in Vancouver, B.C. The architecture firm on the project was Hawthorn Mansfield Towers Architects of Vancouver. The owner of the townhouses project was Werner Kahn. The project received an honour award from Canadian Architect magazine in June 1980.
- [July] 1980-1984
Folder consists of a number of photographs of the False Creek townhouses and the surroudning urban landscape. Many of the photographs contain caption and information for articles on the back.
- [ca. 1959]
Filberg House is an ethereal, glass-walled pavilion with undulating 14-foot ceilings and views that stretch across mountains, water and a seemingly infinite sky. The residence, hailed in a 1961 issue of Canadian Homes magazine as ''the most fabulous house in Canada,'' was an important early project of Arthur Erickson, the globe-trotting Vancouver architect whose recent work includes the Museum of Glass that opened last July in Tacoma, Wash.
- [June] 1980
File consists of 1 b&w photograph of the Forbes Residence in Vancouver, B.C. Architect was James K.M. Cheng. Appears to have been used in the June 1980 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.
- [February] 1965
Folder contains 3 b&w photographic prints of the Forrest Residence in Vancouver, B.C. The residence was designed by Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners, Architects Engineers Planners. In a website pertaining to the photographer Selwyn Pullan, it features the architecture of numerous west-coast architects."His shot of Ron Thompson Forrest residence in West Vancouver makes it look like a living creature about to spring into the sky."
"As a body of work, his photos of Vancouver's modern architectural movement are a one-of-a-kind treasure trove, the primary photographic history of the heyday of Vancouver modernism."
- [May] 1972
This dense 100 unit public housing project will provide for single parent families and low income larger families. The idea is to integrate families with similar needs and life styles and to help to minimize stresses associated with public housing.
CA Magazine May 1972
- [July] 1966
Folder contains 6 b&w photographs of the Graham Residence in West Vancouver, B.C. featured in CA Magazine July 1966. Architect was Arthur Erikson. The architectural marvel that Arthur Erickson has credited with kick-starting his career is in danger of being torn down. "The David Graham house in 1963 launched my reputation as the architect you went to when you had an impossible site, Erickson is quoted as saying in 1988's The Architecture of Arthur Erickson."
- [September] 1970
Folder contains 3 b&w photographs of the Smith Residence in South Delta, B.C. The architect was John Kay who is known for his organic architecture. Photographs are from CA Magazine September 1970.
- [ca. 1908]
Hotel Europe is a six-story heritage building located at 43 Powell Street (at Alexander) in the Gastown area of Vancouver, British Columbia. The building was commissioned by hotelier Angelo Calori and built in 1908 - 1909 by Parr and Fee Architects. Situated on a triangular lot, the building is designed in the flatiron style. It was the first reinforced concrete structure to be built in Canada and the earliest fireproof hotel in Western Canada. Contractors had to be brought in from Cincinnati, Ohio for the necessary expertise; the Ferro-Concrete Construction Company began this project six years after constructing the first tall concrete building in the world.
With funding from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, the building was renovated in 1983 as affordable housing with A. Ingre and Associates as the project designers. The residential units are now managed by the Affordable Housing Society. A beer parlour formerly existed below the ground floor, which included areaways extending underneath the above sidewalks. To prevent a cave-in from the weight of pedestrians and above ground traffic, the City of Vancouver filled the areaway in with pea gravel at a cost of $215,000, which presumably can be easily removed in the event of future restoration.
The Hotel Europe was one of the filming location for the suspense movie The Changeling. In it, the building houses the Seattle Historical Society, but the hotel sign can be seen on the right side facade of the building in some takes. Some scenes are set on its spectacular roof terrace.
- [February] 1965
Folder contains 3 b&w photographs of the John Grinnell Residence of Vancouver, B.C. The residence was the 1964 Massey award.The architecture firm responsible for the project was Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners, Architects, Engineers, Planners.
Folder contains 1 b&w photograph of the National design award 1964 winner from the Canadian Housing Design Council. Caption on verso: "A splendid plan which takes advantage of a fine site. Circulation within the house is very good and the outside areas are practically and attractively handled." The architects were Hartley Barnes & Arajs of Kelowna, B.C. The builder as M. Ulansky of Kelowna, B.C.
Century 21 Photographers Ltd.
- [October] 1964
Folder contains 7 b&w photographs of the Lloyd Residence, Vancouver, B.C. The tightly planned house of 1,120 square feet was designed for private outdoor living on a standard city lot. Large individual rooms were made possible by placing hall-ways with a small central passage core. A large wooden deck opens off the living room overlooking the main front garden and reflecting pool. Architecture firm responsible for the project was Erikson/Massey Architects of Vancouver, B.C. Each of the photographs contains a caption with information about the residence.
- [October] 1977
Recipient of the 1970-71 Design in Steel Award from the American Iron and Steel Institute.
This building was portrayed as the "Phoenix Foundation" in the TV series, MacGyver.
Fully renovated in 1990.
This building was built from the top down. The core was built first then steel was hung from cables at the top and floors were added all the way down. The first floor starts at the fourth level. Over the years the cables have stretched so that today a pencil might roll off your desk if you're not paying attention.
Converting to 180 condominiums by mid-2005.
Known as the Westcoast Transmission Building from 1969-2000 and Duke Energy Building from 2000-2004.
Address was changed from 1333 to 1383 West Georgia in 2005 following conversion to condos.
- [December] 1985
Award of Excellence CA Magazine December 1985
The complex consists of a 356 room hotel with restaurant and a convention facilities, retail stores, offices,apartments, and recreational and social amenities.
- [May] 1978
Photographs of exterior of condominium apartments located at 1855 Nelson street in Vancouver, British Columbia.
- Sept 1971
6 black and white photographs of the exterior of the residence of Herwig Pimiskern located in Whistler, British Columbia.