Archive for the category "photos"

Vancouver Icons: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

May 28th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The mission of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden Society, incorporated in 1981, is to maintain and enhance the bridge of understanding between the Chinese and Western cultures, to promote Chinese culture generally, and to be an integral part of the local community. Since Vancouver’s Chinese Garden was built between 1985-1986, it has served as a […]

Archive Photo of the Day: Harrison Lake Camping

May 28th, 2015 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Harrison Lake Camping, 1889 by Bailey Bros. Photography Vancouver Archives #Out P23

Vancouver Photos of the Week

May 22nd, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m still on vacation this week and that means two things: I have missed all of this wonderful scenery that has been captured in the following photos, and I have no been able to source the Instagram photo features. As such, next week I’ll have a 100% #Photos604 Instagram feature but for today, here are […]

Photos of Vancouver Dogs

May 19th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver is a city obsessed with its four legged friends, as companions, members of the family, and as fun photography subjects. I scoured the Miss604 Flickr Pool to find a collection of photos of Vancouver dogs to share with you all in this lighthearted feature: Photo credit: Mark Faviell on Flickr Photo credit: Guy on […]

Archive Photo of the Day: Mount Pleasant Streetcar

May 13th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mount Pleasant, waiting for the street car, 1908. Timms Photographic Co. Photograph shows Westminster Avenue (Main Street) between 8th and 9th Avenues. Source: City of Vancouver Archives #Dist P144.

Vancouver Icons: Museum of Anthropology

May 12th, 2015 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Museum of Anthropology out at UBC houses one of the world’s finest collections of Northwest Coast First People’s art, and it’s been my favourite museum ever since I visited with an elementary school class almost thirty years ago. I am fascinated by the collections within its walls but the building itself is worthy of […]