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Gwyneth Ashby interview

RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1986-08-26 SUMMARY: Gwyneth Ashby talks about her family history, growing up, and her nursing career, including her experiences as a student nurse at King's Daughters Hospital, Duncan, B.C., ca. 1914, and her later experiences as a nurse.

Views of Victoria, E&N railway through Duncan

The series consists of 11 photographs of Victoria and the E&N Railway through Duncan. The photographs are numbered and consist of the following:

  1. Metropolitan Methodist Church, Pandora street, Victoria
  2. Grocery store window display
  3. Map: Fraser Valley and sign "[?] for good Coquitlam buys."
  4. Horse and wagons hauling timbers: "First big timbers for Victoria's great breakwater Can. Puget Sound Lumber Co."
  5. Horse and wagons hauling timbers
  6. Horse and wagons hauling timbers
  7. E&N track through Duncan
  8. E&N track through Duncan
  9. E&N track through Duncan
  10. E&N track through Duncan
  11. E&N track through Duncan

The Old Stone Church

The item is a painting of a building by Hilda Vincent Foster. The painting depicts the old stone church on Comiaken Hill, near Duncan, Vancouver Island. According to the label on the back of the painting, the church was constructed between 1870 and 1872 by Rev. Peter Rondeault, and became disused in 1880. The painting was done in 1966.

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