Fonds PR-0982 - Edouard Deville fonds

Chinese housing; Victoria. Coal Harbour At Brockton Point Wagon Road Along The Fraser River Near Yale Wagon Road Along The Fraser River Near Yale Shipping at Hastings Mills, Vancouver Shore Of Burrard Inlet At Hastings Mill Homes At Hastings Mill Indian Village At Coal Harbour Main Street, New Westminster Main Street, New Westminster Street in Victoria's Chinatown. A street in Chinatown, Victoria. Illecillewaet River Canyon Near Revelstoke Illecillewaet River Canyon Near Revelstoke Main Street, Donald Ships At Hastings Mill Rogers Pass Village Rogers Pass Village Rogers Pass and Mount Macdonald. Wapta River Near Golden Albert Canyon Albert Canyon The Golden Stairs Glacier Station Shore Of Burrard Inlet Illecillewaet River Near Glacier Station Illecillewaet River Above Albert Canyon Snow Shed At The Summit Of The Selkirks Snow Shed Below Glacier Tote Road Bridge Near Revelstoke
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Edouard Deville fonds

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  • graphic material

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  • 1886 (Creation)
    Deville, Edouard Gaston Daniel, 1849-1924

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80 photographs

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Edouard Deville, Surveyor General of Canada from 1885 to 1924, was responsible for introducing phototopographical techniques to Canadians surveying.

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The fonds consists of albumen prints of the CPR line from Port Arthur to Victoria.

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Archives code(s): 198604-011.

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Accession number(s): 198604-011

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  • Box: 001088-0001